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Comtech Solacom Introduces Turnkey Cybersecurity Solution for Public Safety Infrastructures

Guardian Cybersecurity solution delivers enterprise-grade protection and fast recovery from cyberattacks

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2019-- June 14, 2019 --Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that it’s subsidiary, Solacom Technologies Inc. (“Solacom”), which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, introduced a new Guardian Cybersecurity turnkey solution. Public safety answering points (“PSAPs”) can now protect their mission critical information and communication networks from cyberattacks with custom protection systems.

Purpose-built for public safety infrastructures, the Guardian Cybersecurity solution combines Solacom’s deep understanding of PSAP operations with leading cybersecurity technologies to address the cyber protection needs of PSAPs of any size. The turnkey solution provides easy access to pre-vetted, industry-leading cybersecurity technologies and skillsets. It can be tailored to meet the cyber protection needs of any PSAP with a variety of services, including:

  • Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
  • Strategic Consulting and Security Controls Implementation
  • Continuous Threat Monitoring, Detection and Response
  • Remediation and Recovery Assistance
  • Cybersecurity Awareness and Training

This complete approach eliminates the need to source, manage, integrate and pay for cybersecurity systems from multiple vendors, most of whom are not familiar with the mission-critical information and communication network infrastructures of public safety operating environments.

“With the move to IP-based Next Generation 911 (“NG911”) systems, PSAPs face new, more sophisticated, and potentially devastating cybersecurity threats,” said Pierre Plangger, President of Solacom. “A single cybersecurity breach can compromise or cripple PSAP operations for hours, days, or even weeks. To ensure business continuity and public safety in a NG911 world, every PSAP must implement cybersecurity tactics and technologies. Solacom’s Guardian Cybersecurity solution dramatically reduces cybersecurity worries and risks at each stage of NG911 evolution and helps PSAPs prevent, detect and quickly recover from cyberattacks.”

The Guardian Cybersecurity solution can be customized to fit the unique needs of PSAPs of any size based on highly flexible, operating expenditure based pricing models. This enables all PSAPs to design, implement and maintain a robust cybersecurity strategy that reduces the potential for system disruptions, crashes, data leaks and loss of public confidence and reputation as a result of cyberattacks.

About Solacom

Solacom 911 call handling and management solutions are built on more than 30 years of research and innovation in the application of advanced hardware and software technologies for public safety. Today, Solacom’s Guardian 911 solutions support thousands of agencies affecting millions of lives annually. From dense urban environments to statewide deployments, Solacom solutions are trusted to streamline 911 call handling and management processes and enable more efficient collection of critical information in emergency situations. For more information, visit: www.solacom.com.

About Comtech

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. Comtech sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.


Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Michael D. Porcelain
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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