Tag: critical infrastructure

5G Deployment Accelerates: Reports from the Field

February 26, 2019, by Jeff Schervone 5G broadband deployment is accelerating with a boost from the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"). Status of 5G Deployment 5G deployment is dense, meaning small cell wireless facilities are attached to utility poles in local Rights-of-Way (ROW).  In one example from Palo Alto, CA, a proposed AT&T small cell cluster … Continue reading 5G Deployment Accelerates: Reports from the Field

Security Alert: Is the Electric Grid Safe?

06/15/2015 - The FBI is seeking the public's help in the investigation of multiple attacks on critical fiber optic cables near Silicon Valley.  They said "there is no indication these incidents are linked with the 'sabotage' of the PG&E Metcalf substation" on April 16, 2013.  Sabotage?  There, a sophisticated attack on critical infrastructure began by cutting AT&T's fiber optic … Continue reading Security Alert: Is the Electric Grid Safe?