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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

Mobile App For Business Continuity

July 19, 2011 6:47 am | News | Comments

Bamboo™ is a smartphone application that stores your most up-to-date continuity management procedures and actions locally on employees' mobile devices.

Inside The Crisis Response Box

July 18, 2011 1:44 pm | by Ron LaPedis, Principal, Seacliff Partners International | Blogs | Comments

In an emergency situation, first responders need immediate access to keys, maps, and emergency contact lists. Crisis managers within the organization also need fast access to information—and a crisis is not the right time to be gathering it. Responders cannot waste precious time to look for someone in charge, enter the facility, then search out maps and access materials such as combinations to locks, door keys, and cardkeys.

Casey Anthony Too Risky For Book, Movie Deal?

July 18, 2011 11:34 am | News | Comments

A crisis management executive says the probability of backlash is too high for publishers and movie makers to risk their brands to do business with Casey Anthony.


Best Practices To Avoid Data Center Failure By Human Error

July 18, 2011 11:17 am | News | Comments

By improving data center documentation, procedures and labelling, human-related failures can be greatly reduced.

RIMS To Begin Risk Management Standards Development

July 18, 2011 10:50 am | News | Comments

RIMS is now recognized as an ANSI-accredited standards development organization and aims to take a lead role in shaping and developing risk management standards.


"All Hazards" approach to Business Continuity Explained

July 14, 2011 10:25 am | by Quantivate | Webinars | Comments

Recent events and disasters such as the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis in Japan, or the more recent tornadoes that ripped through the South, are causing BC planners to take another look at their plans and processes. With the number of th...

Incorporating Business Continuity Management and Vendor Management

July 12, 2011 10:25 am | by Cassidian Communications | Webinars | Comments

Organization use third-party vendors today to help accomplish their goals and objectives cost effectively. Effective vendor oversight requires ongoing due diligence for existing providers to adjust for changing market and organizational risks. M...

Italy To Accelerate Austerity Measures

July 12, 2011 7:55 am | News | Comments

Rome appeared to step back from the brink Tuesday afternoon when Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti announced plans to accelerate austerity measures.


Sony Supply Chain, Hacking Issues Concern Investors

July 12, 2011 7:52 am | News | Comments

Investment advisor Moody's said it is "concerned that the company's two core businesses, the TV and games segments, are under pressure due to supply-chain disruptions after the quake and security breaches following cyberattacks in April."

Hackers Claim They Stole Booz Allen Military Passwords

July 12, 2011 7:09 am | by JONATHAN STRAY & RAPHAEL G. SATTER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Members of the online activist group Anonymous stole tens of thousands of encrypted military passwords from U.S. contractor Booz Allen Hamilton and posted them to the Web, the hackers said Monday.

Crash, Study Prompt Changes To Pilot Fatigue Risk Management

July 12, 2011 6:42 am | by DAVID KOENIG & JOAN LOWY, Associated Press | News | Comments

Following the 2009 crash that killed 50 people near Buffalo, NY, a study recommends airlines include commuting in their computerized "fatigue risk management" programs.

Germany Warns Of Apple Software Security Hole

July 12, 2011 6:07 am | by JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press | News | Comments

The software running Apple's iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch has "critical weaknesses" that could be used by criminals to gain access to confidential data on the devices.

Meals With Five-Year Shelf Life

July 11, 2011 1:10 pm | News | Comments

HeaterMeals' EX Self-Heating Entrees are safety sealed in a high barrier, 4-layer pouch and do not require refrigeration.

Travel Risk Management & Protection Services

July 11, 2011 12:27 pm | News | Comments

Medical assistance, travel advice and email threat alerts, and security support for for business travelers and expatriate staff working overseas.

The Biggest Issues Facing Business Continuity Professionals

July 11, 2011 9:45 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | News | Comments

At the 2011 Continuity Insights Management Conference, industry experts talk about the need for sponsorship and funding, how to have the greatest impact, the search for business continuity's permanent home and the lack of a defined body of knowledge.


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