FCC Provides Guidance on Updating IPAWS EAS Security Certificate

As all U.S. broadcasters should know by now, one of the security certificates used by FEMA’s IPAWS CAP feed (i.e., one issued by Federal Bridge Certification Authority) expired on November 8, 2019. Section 11.56 of the FCC Rules requires EAS Participants to “configure their systems to reject all CAP-formatted EAS messages that include an invalid digital signature.” The replacement certificate must have been installed by November 8, 2019 for the proper validation and decoding of CAP alert messages from IPAWS. [...]

By |November 20, 2019|Blog|