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Public Safety Officials Prepare For Cyberattack
Updated August 8, 2014 7:32 AM
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(UNDATED) - Some Indiana cities could become the target of a simultaneous attack by cyber-terrorists and conventional terrorists.

In Indianapolis, public safety officials said that attempts have been made to hack into the city's 73-million dollar communications platform -- the one that protects emergency radio, computer traffic and more than 1.4 million 911 calls per year. At an undisclosed location, the system is a standalone network hardened against cyber-attacks.

The city has reached out to its corporate partners to reduce their vulnerability to an attack. In the coming weeks, the city will host a daylong cyber-security summit. It will feature congressional and homeland security experts and corporate leaders.



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