Kids are near and dear to my heart. I've got two. So this press release caught my eye: Children, who make up nearly 25% of the U.S. population, have special and unique needs that must be considered during emergency planning activities. To help with this effort, LLIS.gov has partnered with the National Commission on Children and Disasters and the FEMA Children's Working Group to help LLIS.gov members understand the need for special recognition of children in emergency planning.
In an attempt to remove functional Silos as well as Silos containing information, more and more organizations today are adopting an integrated approach. Their approach toward managing risk, compliance and continuity activities spans the enterpr...
SIOS Technology Corp. a leader in providing cloud computing, data center management and business continuity solutions to enterprises, today announced a strategic partnership with Virtual Corporation to support SIOS’ global business of protecting Linux and Windows Server environments used for electronic medical records (EMR).
Avalution Consulting – a leader in Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery strategy design, development and implementation – announced today a strategic partnership with Recovery Point – a leading provider of integrated disaster recovery solutions. Through this partnership, Avalution will provide business continuity consulting and software solutions to Recovery Point clients to help reduce the likelihood of an event, or limit the impact should an event occur.
Education, certification, training ... how’s a BC practitioner supposed to decide which option makes the most sense? Start here for CI’s take on the opportunities out there and resources to get more information.
You thought your biggest problem was getting that darn copier to make double-sided copies. Think again. Your photocopier might be the source of the next big data security breach.
In an attempt to remove functional silos as well as silos containing information, more and more organizations are adopting an integrated approach.
Companies are putting ever-more emphasis on return-based decision making. Learn three basic ways to maximize your company’s ROI on its BC program.
Last year, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspection of the Howard Hanson Dam in Washington prompted a warning of a one-in-three chance that the Green River Valley would flood, threatening the valley’s manufacturing plants, distribution centers, public facilities, and neighborhoods. The Washington State Emergency Management Division (EMD) quickly began communicating to its private sector partners about the potential threat of a major flood.
As PS-Prep is creeping along, what we’re all wondering is will it somehow become mandatory (by state, by industry, by federal law)? I know that you don’t know, but I’m interested in your take on it. Do you think it will be mandatory someday, someway? And if so, would that be a good thing or a bad thing?
BCP software vendors really do want to help you safeguard your company, but no matter how altruistic their intentions, it’s still a business. Here’s one buyer’s take on a few marketing techniques and sale pitches that are sure to be thrown your way.
My first “real” job was as a newspaper reporter. I loved it. I really dug the immediacy. Do the interviews, write the article, and the next day there it is in print. For someone who is fundamentally impatient, that kind of professional instant gratification is sweet.
What’s worse: having an error-ridden or out-of-date plan that might offer a false sense of security, or no plan at all? Let’s use BP’s contingency plans for the Gulf oil spill to help us decide.
I just read an article in the LA Times about a golfer who accidentally chipped a rock and started a 12-acre brushfire. Who’d have predicted that? Not me. Granted I don’t know much about golf. Okay, I know nothing about golf, unless it involves windmills and multi-colored golf balls. But golfer as fire-starter was as much a shock to golf aficionados as it was to me, I’m sure.