I need your help to develop what I think will be the first ever Social Media Tabletop Exercise, to be run at the Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 16-18, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The plan is to teach public and private sector emergency managers how social media can be used in disaster response by having them participate in a mock disaster tabletop on a Facebook page.
Medical devices are particularly vulnerable because there are clear advantages in allowing them to talk to each other wirelessly and connect to the Internet.
The BART Board of Directors said last week it would develop a policy that empowers police to cut wireless service at its stations only in rare circumstances.
Meteorologists have gotten pretty good at figuring out a storm's path, but predicting its strength is a struggle.
Utilities along the Eastern Seaboard reported Tuesday that about three million customers remain in the dark, down from a peak of more than eight million.
FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund is running low — down to between $800 million and $1 billion.
Hurricane Irene destroyed roads, washed away houses and uprooted propane tanks.
CI speaks with Richard Cocchiara, Chief Technology Officer for Business Continuity and Resiliency Services at IBM Global Services, about the damage caused by Hurricane Irene and how cloud providers like IBM stay in business in the face of large storms.
Thomas Hendricks from the Air Transport Association talks about the processes used by airlines to minimize the downtime caused by storms like Hurricane Irene.
Digital documents can be uploaded to user-assigned folders while hard copies can be faxed directly to the lockbox.
Users can log in from any web browser and recover their applications in 60 seconds.
New offering will connect, manage and secure software-as-a-service and on-premise applications.
Gov. Mitch Daniels' management of the stage collapse aftermath ultimately may be judged by how it compares with other governors' actions in times of crisis.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has been criticized for lacking leadership after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis, and survivors of the disasters complain of slow relief and recovery efforts.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit agency is now at the center of a heated debate over free speech, social networks and public safety.