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.
A prominent hacker who discovered a way to have automatic teller machines spit out cash and was set to deliver a talk about hacking pacemakers and other wireless implantable medical devices has died in San Francisco, authorities and his employer said.
Philadelphia has set a record for one-day rainfall as strong storms rolled through the region, causing flash flooding, power outages and airline cancellations. The deluge caused a power outage at Philadelphia International Airport, where some sections of Terminal A were still without power Monday.
The comprehensive study, which includes a survey of more than 700 respondents from 378 enterprises, defines what "live threat intelligence" is; how global enterprises are using it defend against compromises, breaches and exploits; and the financial damage that slow, outdated and insufficient threat intelligence is inflicting on them.
Adenoviruses commonly infect humans, causing colds, flu-like symptoms and sometimes even death, but now UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that a new species of adenovirus can spread from primate to primate, and potentially from monkey to human.
Officials at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas say they're working to fix a downed passenger processing system.
The Spanish prime minister's office admits it made an embarrassing mistake when it sent out a condolence message to the victims of a train derailment that killed 80 in Spain by including a sentence from an earlier statement expressing regret over deaths in a Chinese earthquake.
Connecticut announced on Wednesday the first nine sites for the installation of small power stations that will keep electricity running during and immediately after major storms. The submarine base in Groton, the University of Hartford, Wesleyan University and police and fire stations around Connecticut are among the sites where microgrids will be installed.
Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s admission Monday that contaminated water containing radioactive substances has seeped from under the premises of its disaster-struck Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean came about a month after the problem surfaced. The company's slow action is making local fishermen increasingly distrustful of the utility.
The oil and gas industry has cost Louisiana hundreds of thousands acres of coastal land that serve as a natural buffer against flooding from hurricanes, officials in charge of New Orleans-area flood protection say in a lawsuit seeking to hold dozens of companies responsible.
Officials at the last hospital still closed after Superstorm Sandy are engaged in a nasty public feud with the state Health Department, which says the facility has been bleeding money for years and should merge with its closest competitor.
Four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian have been charged with running a sophisticated hacking organization that over seven years penetrated computer networks of more than a dozen major American and international corporations, stealing and selling at least 160 million credit and debit card numbers, resulting in losses of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Are small businesses particularly at risk to climate change and extreme weather? If they are, what are the risks … and what opportunities exist to make small businesses more resilient to climate change and extreme weather events? These crucial questions will be tackled in a new report from Small Business Majority and the American Sustainable Business Council during a live telenews event at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday (July 25, 2013).