Symantec Enterprise Solution for Hadoop allows administrators to leave the data where it resides and run analytics on it without having to extract, transform and load it to a separate cluster.
The Texas Pandemic Flu Toolkit helps the state of Texas better prepare for and respond to pandemics by allowing officials to run simulations and come up with strategies to effectively stockpile and deploy resources. The deployment of antiviral medications, vaccines and public health announcments are modeled to determine the most effective strategy.
As a consultant, I have had the opportunity to work for some of the largest and most complex corporations in the world. Based on my observations over the years, both positive and negative, I would like to share some ideas that will help bring the two disciplines of BCM and ERM together to achieve real business value and improve loss avoidance.
Donna Arobone, IIG Divisional Contingency Coordinator at Vanguard, speaks with Continuity Insights about why she chose the movie Contagion as a case study in pandemic preparedness, what she would name her band and why Eleanor Roosevelt would have made a good business continuity professional.
A mass of small volcanic rocks nearly the size of Belgium has been discovered floating off the coast of New Zealand.
In Tabasco state, the storm's strong winds ripped rooftops from several homes but residents refused to evacuate, fearing their possessions might be stolen.
Some hospitals which were unprepared for the outages have reported medicines going bad in storage. Shop owners are also complaining that perishables are rotting in fridges and private generators have become a necessity.
The Obama administration is weighing plans to use its executive power to press U.S. businesses to better protect critical industries from potentially crippling computer attacks, after Congress failed to pass such legislation last week.
CloudLink 2.0 allows enterprises to take advantage of the scalability and cost effectiveness of a cloud environment without exposing mission-critical and security-sensitive applications and workloads to potential third-party vulnerabilities.
The UK government has urged businesses in London to put remote working practices into place and is leading the charge with civil servants starting a flexible working programme this week.
Leveraging cloud technology has broadened MLC's reach to offer smaller clients access to Fortune 500-level services by packaging its core services in a way that's affordable for smaller companies.
President Benigno Aquino III called an emergency meeting of Cabinet officials and disaster-response agencies, and the Philippine Stock Exchange in the flooded financial district of Makati was closed.
"The cyber battlefield looks a lot more like a border keeping mission than total war -- most of the time very little happens, but every once in a while there's an outbreak of attacks."
Tropical Storm Ernesto was 220 miles east of Chetumal, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. It will become a hurricane if it reaches winds of 74 mph.
A volcano quiet for more than a century erupted in a New Zealand national park, spreading thick ash for several kilometers (miles) and causing some residents to evacuate their homes. Some domestic flights were canceled Tuesday.