Several airlines are experiencing flight delays nationwide because of a problem with a computer system they use for services such as reservations, check-ins and online booking. Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Bobbie Egan says about 50 of its flights departing Monday night were delayed by an hour or less due to the outage.
A man feuding with officials in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains over conditions at his ramshackle, trash-filled property blasted his way into a municipal meeting and killed three people before being tackled and shot with his own gun, authorities said.
The 2014 Continuity Insights Management Conference has been rescheduled and will now be held on April 28-30, 2014. Please note that the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival takes place on April 25-May 4, so CIMC attendees have the opportunity to also take part in NOLA Jazz Festival events.
As the world gets warmer, people are more likely to get hot under the collar, scientists say. A massive new study finds that aggressive acts like committing violent crimes and waging war become more likely with each added degree. The authors say the results show strong evidence that climate can promote conflict.
The head of the U.S. National Security Agency defended the government's much-criticized surveillance program against hecklers among a crowd of computer systems analysts Wednesday, but also had a challenge for them: If you don't like it, lend your talent to build a better one.
A former network engineer who shut down an oil and gas company's computer network and phone system for a month last year has been indicted on federal charges, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said Wednesday. The deletion of phone system accounts and accounting data cost Charleston-based EnerVest Operating LLC about $1 million in losses.
Continuity Guidance Circular 1 (CGC1), Continuity Guidance for Non-Federal Governments (States, Territories, Tribes, and Local Government Jurisdictions), was updated by the Continuity of Operations Division and approved July 2013, by Damon Penn, the Assistant Administrator for National Continuity Program, Federal Emergency Management Agency. View the updated version.
Dougan is no policeman. He's the assistant principal of this school in Arkansas, and when classes resume in August, he will walk the halls with a 9 mm handgun. Dougan is among more than 20 teachers, administrators and other school employees in this town who will carry concealed weapons throughout the school day, making use of a little-known Arkansas law that allows licensed, armed security guards on campus.
Police say a man killed himself after firing numerous shots inside and outside of a law office in Louisiana. Acting Covington Police Chief Jack West identified the suspect as 47-year-old Roderick Rist of Slidell. West says police began receiving numerous emergency calls about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday about a man standing in a parking lot and firing a weapon.
Electricity was restored Wednesday to most of a Philippine province that was entirely cut off for more than 24 hours when the national power grid operator stopped its supply due to $93 million in unpaid bills. Shops had been closed and hospitals had been running on generators since Tuesday morning in Albay, a province of 1.2 million people.
Cars are now a genuine target for cyber criminals and it is possible for attackers to gain control of a vehicle while it is in motion, with disastrous consequences. Alex Fidgen, Director at IT security company MWR InfoSecurity, said: “It is feasible that an exploitation of any number of embedded devices within a car might allow an attacker to gain control."
We all know they are out there: the State Association of [insert chosen profession here] or a National Association of…. Did you know there is a National Association of Airline Passengers? You might think there is little value to joining an association. Allow me to share some experience that might change your mind.
A superstorm. A mile-wide tornado. A wildfire that killed 19 firefighters in seconds. These three crushing natural disasters, all in the past year, illustrate a new challenge facing policymakers: Should communities damaged by disaster rebuild in the same places, knowing the risks of the same thing happening again?
It’s been said that an organization can’t manage what it can’t measure. Applying this principle to business resilience might read that an organization can’t count on what it hasn’t tested. It would be imprudent to assume that plans and solutions in place adequately address the risks an organization has defined.
Saudi Arabia says one more man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 39 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center of the growing outbreak.