A winter storm marched into the Mid-Atlantic region, dumping nearly two feet of snow in some places and knocking out power to about 250,000 homes and businesses. Officials in Washington didn't want a repeat of 2011, when a rush-hour snowstorm stranded commuters for hours, so they told people to stay off the roads and gave workers the day off.
ExaGrid Systems, Inc., the leader in scalable and cost-effective disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, and ATScloud, the premiere hybrid-cloud solution provider, have announced a partnership to offer cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service. New and existing customers can replicate their backup data.
nScaled, provider of online backup and disaster recovery service solutions, has announced that its enterprise-class recovery as a service (RaaS) solution now supports NetApp storage systems. The nScaled service puts comprehensive disaster recovery squarely in the hands of business professionals.
The military's new medal for cyber warriors should get a demotion, according to veterans groups and lawmakers who say it shouldn't outrank such revered honors as the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. The Distinguished Warfare Medal is a sign of the changing nature of war.
For days, New Jerseyans stocked their shelves with food and supplies to prepare for Sandy, a storm that proved as bad as forecast. But no one was prepared to deal with another crisis that stopped people in their tracks: a shortage of fuel for their cars and trucks.
McAfee announced that it has received high marks from NSS Labs in two recently published corporate endpoint protection reports. McAfee’s core endpoint anti-malware products achieved the highest block rate and an overall score of 97 percent of all threats being blocked in the exploit protection test of the NSS Labs Corporate End Point Security Detection report.
A longtime employee opened fire at a wood-processing company in central Switzerland on Wednesday, leaving three people dead, including the assailant, in the country's second multiple-fatality shooting in two months. The incident occurred as the Swiss parliament prepares to consider tightening some aspects of the country's famously lax gun legislation.
A Midwest snowstorm packing heavy snow and strong winds left six people dead in Kansas, hundreds of vehicles crashed or stranded in Wisconsin, and tens of thousands of utility customers without power in Michigan.
Shaan Singh is back in business running a newly rebuilt convenience store and sandwich shop. A once-wrecked elementary and high school complex is back in session. Burgers and fried chicken are being served again at a popular restaurant that had a school bus tossed into its wall. A year after a deadly twister, signs of renewal are everywhere in Henryville.
China's military said Thursday that overseas computer hackers targeted two of its websites an average of 144,000 times per month last year, with almost two-thirds of the attacks originating in the United States. The claim follows accusations last week by American cybersecurity company Mandiant that Chinese military-backed cyberspies infiltrated overseas networks.
At the 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, business continuity experts discuss ways to develop a balanced scorecard, the benefits of using a standards-based approach (ISO 31000) and a common pitfall: analysis paralysis.
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New York City is set to scrutinize the pros, cons and costs of burying power lines after Superstorm Sandy. The research will include analyzing weather-related outages for above-ground and below-ground lines. The study also will estimate the expense of burying wires and recommend where that might make most sense.
More than 1,000 people were injured in the 1993 blast in an underground garage below one of the towers. The bomb planted in a parked Ryder van left a crater half the size of a football field in the trade center garage, causing more than a half-billion dollars in damage.
Cyber warfare experts have long noted a Monday-through-Friday pattern in the intensity of attacks believed to come from Chinese sources, though there has been little evidence released publicly directly linking the Chinese military to the attacks.