In the leadup to the11th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 22-24, 2013 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, Continuity Insights sat down with Ron Martel, Development Executive at IBM Business Continuity & Resiliency Services, to discuss the impact of data breaches and the importance of thinking on multiple dimensions.
My desk is currently brimming with magazines, white papers and textbooks about business continuity. Just two weeks ago, this was not the case, but my new role as Editor of Continuity Insights means that I must immerse myself in the world of business continuity, and all that world entails.
Catalyst, Avalution Consulting’s award winning business continuity software, is now available to all organizations at no charge. For professionals wanting to tailor the software to their unique approach, Catalyst Pro provides customization options for a low monthly fee.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT Join us as we review and discuss the findings from our 2013 Crisis Communications Survey, in which we surveyed more than 300 organizations to determine how social media platforms are being used. The experts will offer practical answers to social media implementation questions.
October 28-29 at the New York Executive Conference Center, New York, NY. Continuity Insights New York is a two-day regional event that will feature recognized authorities sharing best practices, timely information, and leading strategies for a more resilient business, entity and community.
A true benefit of Continuity Insights’ affiliation with a sizeable organization like Advantage Business Media is having many skilled publishing professionals already on staff. With that said, I am pleased to welcome Jonna Mayberry as the new Managing Editor.
China's foreign minister rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the Internet. Yang Jiechi is the highest-level Chinese official to comment on the claims made in a widely endorsed report last month by U.S. cybersecurity firm Mandiant.
Disasters and prolonged stress can raise "fight or flight" hormones that affect blood pressure, blood sugar and other things in ways that make heart trouble more likely, doctors say. They also provoke anger and helplessness and spur heart-harming behaviors like eating or drinking too much.
Hackers targeted the websites of telephone operators in the Czech Republic after similar attacks this week affected major banks and leading media companies. Police are investigating the unusual wave of attacks that started on Monday, and are cooperating with their colleagues from other countries in their probe.
A Silicon Valley engineer was found guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting three executives at a semiconductor startup the same day he was fired. The Nov. 14, 2008, shooting at SiPort Inc. is one of the worst workplace shootings to have taken place in the high tech region south of San Francisco.
Leaders from across the District of Columbia municipal government gathered last April for a summit on cybersecurity, where they agreed in writing on the need to improve computer safety training for its workers.
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.