The Pentagon's pilot program represents a key breakthrough in the Obama administration's push to make critical networks more secure by sharing intelligence with the private sector and helping companies better protect their systems.
Two online activist groups said they hacked several official Syrian websites in the latest tactic to oppose President Bashar Assad's authoritarian regime.
Congress has nearly worked its way out of a nasty fight over disaster aid by abruptly abandoning efforts to immediately refill almost empty federal disaster relief accounts.
Hardened Structures of America offers high altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) shielding, shielded rooms and HEMP-resistant electrical generators.
Emergency preparedness for airlines is a completely different animal than what most of us are used to. An airline’s emergency preparedness program is focused on one particular event: An airplane accident. Rules, regulations and guidelines issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of 1996 stipulate exactly what is expected from airlines in their response to an accident resulting in the deaths of some or all of their passengers.
The Academy offers an affordable day of training tailored to meet the interests of emergency and continuity managers.
We are lucky that the business continuity industry has a number of prominent noble aspects: Protecting employees and helping customers affected by disaster, to name two. Being able to see the positive results of a plan or initiative provides us with motivation and helps us perform to the best of our abilities.
Everything we knew about communications, congregation points, crisis management, leadership styles, succession plans, SPOFs and mental health either changed or was reaffirmed by the events of 9/11.
By reducing downtime and minimizing business interruptions, World Vision U.S. keeps money flowing to communities in need.
Seven scientists and other experts went on trial on manslaughter charges for allegedly failing to sufficiently warn residents before a devastating earthquake that killed more than 300 people in central Italy in 2009.
Major General Kevin McBride said several things could be improved, including communication between the state and its local governments.
The team from the National Weather Service examined warning and forecast services before the EF-5 tornado cut through the southwest Missouri city of about 50,000 residents in an effort to identify what was done correctly and areas that could be improved.
Former members of the 9/11 commission warned that the U.S. must develop better bomb detection technology, and has not adequately improved radio equipment to allow police and fire departments nationwide to better communicate.
The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most powerful, destructive storms ever to hit southern New England.
The xMatters (IT operations) engine scans schedules to instantly identify the right person for the job, dispatches team members, relays targeted notifications to staff members and grants mobile access to systems.