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Hawaii False Alert Illustrates Importance of Authentication Protocols and UI Clarity for Emergency Alert Systems

Feb 05, 2018 - PR Newswire

 As details become clearer surrounding the January 13, 2018 false ballistic missile alert, Hawaii residents and emergency managers throughout the world are demanding accountability.American Signal Corporation(ASC) sees this unfortunate situation as a lesson on the importance of UI clarity and authentication in emergency alert systems.

Explanation of the distribution is employee negligence and miscommunication, with the live alert being pushed to more than 1 million people. The false alert...