Computer hackers claiming to be from the loose-knit group known as Anonymous say they have broken into several Alabama law enforcement and government websites and have stolen the personal information for more than 46,000 people.
As governance, risk and compliance (GRC) issues continue to make substantial progress moving up the corporate Boardroom agenda, executive management wants assurances that all three components are being integrated effectively and efficiently, according to research by KPMG International.
The information filtering methods used within the field of competitive intelligence are particularly helpful for refining a social networking strategy and using it to generate actionable information — or “intelligence” — for business continuity planning and response activities. This intelligence contributes to the risk awareness of the continuity planning team, identifies experts that can provide guidance and information, and identifies local sources of information that can provide situational awareness in an actual disaster.
Continuity Insights invites its U.S. readers to review and provide feedback on two ISO standards currently under development: ISO 22398 — Societal security — Guidelines for exercises and testing and ISO 22313 — Societal security — Business continuity management systems — Guidance. This is a great way for practitioners, consultants and vendors to get involved in the development of the standards that will, in all probability, influence the maturity of our discipline.
Radware's ADC-VX Powers KPN's Data Center Hosting & Cloud Services With Advanced ADC Virtualization CapabilitiesFebruary 13, 2012 7:34 am | News | Comments
Using Radware's ADC-VX, KPN is able to host 28 different customers on one platform with complete isolation between the customers.
There have been 1,623 cases of all strains of flu in Mexico recorded so far for January, 90 percent of them H1N1.
Four British men fueled by the words of a U.S.-born Muslim cleric pleaded guilty Wednesday to involvement in an al-Qaida inspired plot to spread terror and cause economic damage by bombing the London Stock Exchange at Christmas time.
A report examining Rhode Island's response to Tropical Storm Irene says government and utility companies must improve their coordination before and after the next storm.
Worldwide sales of semiconductors grew 0.4 percent in 2011, despite a tough time for the sector due to natural disasters and the weak economy.
The emerging proposal isn't sitting well with those who believe it gives Homeland Security too much power and those who think it's too watered down to achieve real security improvements.
The big freeze has caused traffic chaos throughout Europe, blocking roads, shutting down airports, and trapping thousands in remote mountain villages in the Balkans.
During a crisis, there is almost by definition a shortage of accessible information. Because of the time pressure a disaster creates, anything considered noise gets filtered out and ignored. However, if you could create a plan to track the right information and make it available during difficult times, it could mean the difference between tragedy and a close call.
Social networking has provided business continuity planners with a valuable tool for communication and information gathering during a crisis. The complexity of these platforms, however, requires that they be leveraged only in conjunction with a clearly defined strategy. The POST method identifies the order of decisions that a company should make in composing its strategy for using social networking technologies.
F24 is a leading emergency notification, alerting and crisis management provider in Europe.
Doyenz Inc.'s cloud-based recovery technology was selected by Symantec to power the new Cloud DR Option available as part of Backup Exec 2012, a service that enables customers to recover VMware environments in the Cloud in less than 15 minutes.