The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau’s (PSHSB’s) Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division (CCR) works with communications service providers, public safety entities, and other stakeholders to ensure continued access to communications services for all Americans. PSHSB routinely encourages communications service providers to follow certain best practices to promote network reliability.

The list of network reliability resources and best practices below features recent FCC releases, and resources for communications service providers and the general public related to disaster and emergency response, emergency alerting, and cybersecurity.

Recent Releases

General Resources

Disaster and Emergency Response

  • Disaster Support for Broadcasters:  Resource list for outreach support, details on how broadcasters can use the Disaster Information Reporting System, logistical coordination assistance, multilingual emergency broadcast support, and other information.
  • Wireless Resiliency Cooperative Framework:  A voluntary industry commitment to promote resilient wireless communications and situational awareness during disasters.
  • DIRS Activations: Communications providers submit reports to the Disaster Information Reporting System during emergencies or disasters, and the Commission publishes reports aggregating the information.

Emergency Alerts

Cybersecurity

 

 

 

 

Updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021