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.
Survivors still haunted by memories of last year's tornado outbreak that killed 250 in Alabama are writing checks, donating diapers and standing over hot grills to help victims of the latest twisters to pummel the state.
A group of Internet hackers says it has attacked the website of Brazil's second largest private sector bank, one day after doing the same with the country's largest private bank.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-3.2 aftershock occurred at 6:39 p.m. Monday 10 miles south-southeast of Mineral, the epicenter of the Aug. 23 earthquake.
After the shutdown Monday morning at Exelon Nuclear's Byron Generating Station, operators began releasing steam to cool the reactor from the part of the plant where turbines produce electricity.
Honda Motor Co. says its net profit in the October-December quarter tumbled 41 percent to 47.6 billion yen ($625 million) due to the strong yen and supply chain disruptions from flooding in Thailand.
The two teens had a detailed plot, blueprints of the school and security systems, but no explosives.
Brian Tishuk, Executive Director at ChicagoFIRST, speaks with CI about the organization’s unique take on regional resilience, the work done to prioritize internet bandwidth during events such as a pandemic, credentialing and preparations for the NATO G8 summit.
As a result of deploying a Riverbed wide area network (WAN) optimization solution, MBCI reduced data traffic by 82 percent and increased bandwidth capacity by four times in its private cloud environment.