Saudi Arabia has reported that three more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 24. The Ministry of Health said Sunday the three deceased were among 38 infected in the kingdom with the respiratory virus called MERS.
The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the .su Internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has turned into a haven for hackers who've flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.
When Hurricane Sandy threatened the East Coast, disaster officials and first responders notified residents of mandatory evacuation orders. Survivors of the storm agree that common sense and good citizenship call for compliance in such circumstances.
June 1 is the official start to the Northeast’s Hurricane Season and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), predict a 70 percent likelihood of 13 to 20 named storms for 2013, of which 7 to 11 could become hurricanes, including 3 to 6 major hurricanes.
Authorities say a Southern California oil refinery was evacuated after a poweroutage caused an automatic system reset that sent up a huge flare of smoke and flame from a burn-off pipe. Torrance fire Capt. Steve Deuel says the Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery momentarily lost power at around 9:20 a.m. Thursday.
FEMA and its partners have released the 2013 National Preparedness Report (NPR). The NPR is an annual status report on the nation's progress toward reaching the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. The report also identified areas for national improvement in enhancing the resilience of infrastructure systems and maturing the role of public private partnerships.
Saudi Arabia has reported that three more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths globally to 30. The Ministry of Health said Thursday the three deceased, ranging in age from 24 to 60, had chronic diseases, including kidney failure.
The Southwest Community Conference on Recovery will be held on September 19, 2013, from 8:00AM to 4:00PM. The purpose of the conference is to provide participants with tools and information to improve organization and community recovery plans.
Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) announced a strategic alliance that will provide a technology and services solution to comprehensively understand and assess blackout risk in the United States. The technology will be used by insurers and reinsurers, commercial and industrial firms, and other businesses.
Rentsys Recovery Services, a provider of comprehensive disaster recovery solutions for banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders and other organizations, announced it now provides more than 1,900 contracted locations with recovery services, with banking, financial and insurance providers making up the largest percentage.
A CSX freight train crashed into a trash truck, derailed and caught fire Tuesday in a Baltimore suburb, setting off an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and sent a plume of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles.
U.S. National Security Adviser Tom Donilon has pushed for stronger military relations with China as part of preparations for a summit next month between President Barack Obama and China's Xi Jinping. However, difficulties establishing trust between the sides were underscored by new revelations that China used cyberattacks to access data from nearly 40 Pentagon weapons programs and almost 30 other defense technologies.
Mexican authorities acknowledged Tuesday that a motorist tweeted them a warning about an impending mudslide on one of the nation's busiest highways hours before a huge slide swallowed two cars, killed seven people and blocked the roadway.
In the wind-swept prairie called Tornado Alley, the scene is eerily familiar: Homes smashed to splinters. Trees and telephone poles snapped like twigs. Piles of bricks, overturned cars and dazed survivors sifting through rubble in search of a precious photo or heirloom. A town in ruins.
BAE Systems Detica Named Category Leader In Enterprise Fraud Management Solutions For Financial ServicesMay 28, 2013 8:10 am | News | Comments
BAE Systems' Detica NetReveal® solution has been positioned a Category Leader in the Enterprise Fraud Management Solutions 2013 RiskTech Quadrant(1) from Chartis. Financial crime is a growing area of concern for financial institutions with new threats continuously emerging. The rise of mobile and internet channels coupled with the harsh economic climate means that fraud is on the increase.