The Japan Meteorological Agency recorded a 6.4 preliminary magnitude. The agency said there may be a small change in sea levels but did not issue tsunami warnings.
Thinking about the unthinkable, a U.S. government study analyzed the likely effects from terrorists setting off a 10-kiloton nuclear device a few blocks north of the White House.
Latisys announced availability of the Latisys Cloud, enabling enterprises to rapidly provision on-demand, pay-as-you-go IT infrastructure services through a self-service portal.
xMatters & Continuity Logic Integrate To Provide Innovative Platform For Governance, Risk, Compliance & ContinuityMarch 26, 2012 10:28 pm | News | Comments
"The notification capability provided by xMatters allows Continuity Logic customers to deliver critical two-way messages via channels that include SMS, emails, iPhone, Android devices, and other phone devices directly from our FrontLine Live Incident Manager."
While many businesses recognize the value of protecting themselves from potentially disastrous security incidents, many fall short in their attempts to do so. Companies need to take more aggressive steps to protect themselves from security threats –- whether it’s closely studying their cloud provider, gaining a better understanding of their business data or considering an investment in outside security services.
The advancement of VoIP technology, and changes in virtualization and Internet connectivity options have made onsite notification systems easy from both a deployment and capacity perspective. “Burstable” Internet connection technology can give organizations high capacity for voice call distribution without the complications or cost of phone lines.
Last month, the UK Parliament's defense committee called on the government to prepare for disruptions to electrical supplies and satellites from electromagnetic pulses — whether caused by the sun or by a nuclear weapon exploded in space.
In their efforts to vet job applicants, some companies and government agencies are going beyond merely glancing at a person's social networking profiles and instead are asking to log in as the user to have a look around.
Connecticut lawmakers will be discussing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to impose minimum standards for electric and gas utilities for emergency preparation and restoring services to customers in an emergency.
Residents and businesses from southeast Texas north through western Missouri braced for flooding Tuesday after a violent band of storms brought heavy rain, hail and at least one tornado, with more of the same forecast for the next several days.
After a tornado plowed a path of destruction through Dexter, Michigan, townspeople emerged to a remarkable surprise: Not a single person was seriously hurt. Authorities credited storm sirens that provided more than 20 minutes of warning.
Nearly 11 feet of snow has fallen on Anchorage, Alaska, this winter, while the first three months of 2012 have seen twice the normal number of tornadoes. And 36 states set daily high temperature records Thursday.
The integration announced by xMatters and Fusion Risk Management will enable enterprise organizations to gain a comprehensive yet highly streamlined solution to assess risks and impacts across the enterprise and supply chain, manage and maintain contingency plans and risk profiles, and launch well-orchestrated response activities to more effectively protect people and business assets.
May 7-18, 2012 -- ICOR, CSCMP, and Competitive Insights Advantage are proud to announce the world's only e-learning course that focuses on the mitigation of supply chain risk.
The success of enterprise, community and government continuity efforts is currently reliant on an aged, overstressed, inextricably interdependent, highly exploitable set of critical infrastructure that is under continuous attack and over which continuity professionals have little control. While the challenges are daunting, solutions to them are immediately available.