November 2021
Physically Block Cyberattacks
In this issue we announce Fend’s offering with AT&T’s FirstNet, new Federal vehicle (SEWP), DHS CISA Guidelines on US Water Systems, The American Rescue Plan Act, upcoming events, and featured partner Federal Resources Corporation.
Product News
On October 28th, 2021 our data diode-enabled, cloud-based industrial IoT monitoring service became ready for use on FirstNet®, AT&T’s high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. FirstNet, Built with AT&T, is a public-private partnership with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) – an independent agency within the federal government. It’s designed with and for first responders and public safety agencies, and an extended community that could be called on to support them. This includes utilities and companies that perform mitigation, remediation, overhaul, clean-up and restoration and provisioning services required in an emergency or its aftermath. Read the full announcement here:
Now Available on SEWP
Are you a Federal customer looking to purchase Fend products? Find us on NASA SEWP! SEWP (pronounced ‘soup’) stands for Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement. Any agency can buy on SEWP through our reseller partner, Federal Resources Corporation (more below). Visit or write to buy today. To learn more about our offerings on SEWP, click on the link below and then search for “Fend Inc”.
Industry News
On October 14th, 2021 the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency issued guidance on how U.S. Water and Wastewater Systems (WWS) can take action to protect against malicious cyber activity. One-way communication diodes were recommended for securely segmenting IT and OT networks. See the report here; Learn how Fend diodes help Water and Wastewater utilities here:
American Rescue Plan Act
Did you know that American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding can be spent on infrastructure cybersecurity upgrades? The U.S. Department of the Treasury released much-anticipated guidance on how local governments can use the $65.1 billion in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds established by ARPA. You can improve security without impacting your budget. See the guidance here:
Upcoming Events
Join us at the SERDP – ESTCP Symposium, November 29th – December 3rd, 2021. The Symposium is the nation’s largest conference focusing on the Department of Defense’s priority environmental and energy issues. The Symposium brings together environmental and energy researchers and technology developers with the defense end-user and regulatory communities to showcase cutting edge environmental technologies and ideas. Take a look at the event: 
Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at trade shows in October including AUSA, Defense TechConnect, and CG/LA! We look forward to seeing you at the next one!
Featured Partner

We are excited to highlight our partner, Federal Resources Corporation (FRC)! Federal Resources Corporation, a HUBZone Certified Small Business mission-focused aggregator on the Inc. 5000 list, operates at the forefront of cybersecurity & privacy, intelligence, and strategic communications. They design data protection, extensions of network protection, cyber threat detection and intelligence analysis strategies to ensure rapid response, recovery and continued fortification of client networks. FRC's supports missions spanning the federal government including defense, healthcare, and civilian agencies. They also support private-sector defense and industrial organizations. You can find them here:

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