A fire that briefly knocked out the cooling system for used fuel at an idled Nebraska nuclear plant last June represented a serious safety threat, federal regulators said in a report released Monday.
A gunman who killed a worker and shot several other people at a psychiatric hospital on the University of Pittsburgh campus lived nearby and used two semiautomatic pistols as he marched around checking offices, possibly in an attempt to find more victims, before campus police fatally shot him.
Very little rebuilding has begun. Many towns are still finalizing reconstruction plans, some of which involve moving residential areas to higher, safer ground — ambitious, costly projects.
The launch of our new-look website is the latest of many digitally focused changes at Continuity Insights. During my first few months as editor, the issue of whether we would “kill” the print magazine hung in the air like a bad smell. But we had a choice: Get with the times or get left behind.
Solar storms can disturb electric grids, GPS systems and satellites, and spread colorful Northern Lights further south than usual, as the latest storm did early Friday. And more storms are coming.
Joplin and New Orleans are forging an unlikely partnership that could change the way other American cities prepare for and recover from the next unexpected blow by nature.
MIR3 Recognized As A Leader In The 2012 Magic Quadrant For U.S. Emergency & Mass Notification Services MarketMarch 12, 2012 7:32 pm | News | Comments
MIR3, Inc., today announced it has been ranked among the 13 most competitive emergency and mass notification system vendors in the U.S. by Gartner, Inc.
Omnilert@, LLC, today announced that Gartner, Inc. ranks Omnilert's emergency mass notification systems in the top five for ability to execute.
A risk steering committee commissions an in-depth enterprise risk assessment across the entire company to assess current key business risks and control status, as well as establish recommendations for remediation.
April 16-18, 2012, Scottsdale, Arizona -- The Continuity Insights Management Conference is the premiere event for strategic business continuity discussion, offering unmatched opportunities to learn and network.
Before the rise of social media, notification systems were one of the only ways to rapidly disseminate information during a crisis. Today, social media is a vital part of any organization's crisis communication toolkit. Continuity Insights rece...
Top members of the computer hacking group LulzSec have been arrested and will face charges in New York. Five people with the group were either under arrest or being sought, the official said. The details of the allegations weren't immediately available, but were expected to be made public in court documents being unsealed Tuesday morning.
An Indiana woman who saved her two children by binding them together with a blanket and shielding them with her body as a tornado ripped apart their house lost parts of both her legs, which were crushed by the falling debris, her husband says.
Nearly every home in Marysville was destroyed or so badly damaged it will probably have to be torn down — a realization that raised an emotional question for people still gathering belongings from the debris: Is it worth rebuilding a place that has so little?
The growing importance of business continuity planning was acknowledged by the American Bar Association this week in a resolution that urges all lawyers to take measures to protect client data, and encourages the formation of local committees dedicated to emergency management and response.