The email and instant message archiving solution will be bundled and integrated with Alteva and USA Datanet's Hosted Microsoft Exchange platform.
When the total of all financial impacts from an outage exceeds the annual revenue of the organization, you know it’s time to modify your approach. Five members of Continuity Insights’ editorial advisory board discuss the techniques they use to compensate for business unit managers that overemphasize their own or their unit’s value during the business impact analysis (BIA) process. Among the recommendations are peer reviews, senior leader engagement and validation, steering committee reconciliation and, believe it or not, sarcasm.
BC Management recently posted new BC and DR job openings in California, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut and Minnesota.
Best practice approaches to strategic supplier relationships offer tremendous potential. One of the most effective such practices involves taking a broader view of the supplier’s impacts on the customer organization. As part of various consulting projects, we’ve systematically mapped the way a supplier’s product connects to the customer’s operations and processes, trying to identify and quantify the “adjacency costs” that are connected to the supplier’s product.
Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.
A hacker network that claims to be based in Saudi Arabia paralyzed the websites of Israel's stock exchange and national airline.
SunGard Availability Services Offers Seven Key Considerations When Evaluating Emergency & Mass Notification SystemsJanuary 16, 2012 11:51 am | News | Comments
The need to diligently evaluate vendors is critical to ensure that emergency and mass notification services will meet an organization's specific requirements.
The jailed captain of the cruise ship that capsized off Tuscany made an unauthorized deviation from the programmed course, a blunder that led to its deadly crash against a reef.
The 2012 "Supplier Responsibility Progress Report" documents 229 audits throughout its supply chain last year by Apple Inc. That's up 80 percent from 127 audits in 2010.
As Forbes enjoys compiling lists so much, I thought it appropriate to compile a list of why the article on most- and least-prepared cities is fairly meaningless. Take a look at the CDC’s report on its Cities Readiness Initiative and it immediately becomes clear that this ranking isn’t all that Forbes makes it out to be.
Disaster recovery and business continuity plans are based on evolving technologies and, like the dinosaurs, some aspects of these plans will become extinct. We can dissect a comprehensive BC/DR program into separate categories -- process, technology and communications -- to discover those areas that have become dinosaurs and thus, to a large degree, extinct ways of thinking.
Online shoe seller Zappos.com says a hacker may have accessed the personal information of up to 24 million customers.
The Two Storm Panel was charged with reviewing the preparedness, response and recovery efforts of the state, utilities, municipalities and others following the remnants of Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm.
ICOR has partnered with Intellity Consulting, a firm that helps companies in South America solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit.
Marc Glasser, Adjunct Professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), recently revealed the University is conducting exploratory research for a possible PhD in Resilience. According to Glasser, UNLV’s research strongly indicates the need for scholarly “resilience” pursuits. CI speaks with Glasser about his interpretation of resilience, the drivers for a PhD-level program, and possible tuition costs and starting dates.