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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

Security Increased At Theatres Following Shootings

July 20, 2012 1:05 pm | by MITCH STACY, Associated Press | News | Comments

Some theaters and police around the U.S. stepped up security at daytime showings of the new Batman movie Friday after the massacre in Colorado, and while many fans were undeterred by the tragedy, others were nervous about going to see the film.


Win A One-On-One With A Subject-Matter Expert In The Field Of Your Choice

July 17, 2012 2:15 pm | by Luke Simpson, Editor | News | Comments

Continuity Insights New York offers attendees an opportunity to take their conference experience one step further. Register today and RSVP to the event on LinkedIn and you could win a one-on-one session with a subject-matter expert in the field of your choice.


Study: Viewers Turning To YouTube As News Source

July 17, 2012 12:44 pm | by JAKE COYLE, AP Entertainment Writer | News | Comments

A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.


Yahoo Confirms Theft Of 450,000 Users' Passwords

July 17, 2012 12:06 pm | by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Online security experts said Yahoo might have done more to protect the stored passwords, with Ohio-based TrustedSec describing the Internet giant's decision not to encrypt them as "most alarming."


Video: Freak Tornadoes In Poland Kill 1, Injure 10

July 17, 2012 12:00 pm | News | Comments

An area around Bory Tucholskie forest, a national park and popular tourist destination, was hit by a twister between 875-1,100 yards wide.


Officials Use Facebook To Share Drought Info

July 17, 2012 11:57 am | News | Comments

Missouri agriculture officials are using social media to share information about this summer's lack of rain, extreme heat and wildfires.


Tropical Storm Fabio Weakens, Swells Could Hit Calif.

July 17, 2012 11:47 am | News | Comments

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says swells generated by Fabio are spreading northward along the west coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula and could also reach southern California.


Tips To Prevent An Active Shooter Situation

July 17, 2012 11:02 am | by Ron LaPedis, SunGard Availability Services | Blogs | Comments

The best way to prevent an active shooter situation is to prevent the active shooter from gaining access to your premises. That means training your employees to question everyone -- even people they know well.


Perimeter E-Security Introduces Archive Anywhere

July 17, 2012 10:24 am | News | Comments

Perimeter's cloud-based Archive Anywhere service provides an easy alternative to remote Web portal access, helping organizations of all sizes provide easy, safe and secure messaging for their employees while reducing legal liability and ensuring business continuity.


ADTRAN’s NetVanta Wins Unified Communications Innovation Award

July 17, 2012 10:10 am | News | Comments

The NetVanta Unified Communications Notification Server is an outbound notification application that automatically notifies customers of important events or appointments.


Companies Release Step-By-Step Guide To Build Resilience Against Climate Change

July 17, 2012 9:46 am | News | Comments

Companies from the food and beverage, insurance, investment, technology, and energy industries today released a step-by-step tool, Business ADAPT, for businesses to assess and prepare for the risks and opportunities posed by climate change.


Lost Calls Mean Lost Business: Avoiding Communications Downtime

July 16, 2012 5:05 pm | by James Whitemore, Executive Vice President, West IP Communications | Articles | Comments

Louisiana 211 and the United Way are two organizations that are literally in the eye of the storm during natural disasters. Their business continuity plans look to the cloud to quickly scale up their communications and network connectivity to handle the increased volume of callers requesting assistance.


Security, Infrastrucure Issues Surface In London As Olympics Near

July 13, 2012 10:03 am | by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press | News | Comments

With the Olympics just two weeks away, embarrassing logistical problems about security, staff, phones and traffic made the mood Thursday in London as gloomy as the weather.


Emilia Weakens To A Tropical Storm, Fabio Is Strengthening

July 13, 2012 9:51 am | News | Comments

Fabio is centered about 485 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving west-northwest near 9 mph.


Social Media Risk

July 10, 2012 10:26 am | by Brian Gray, Chief, Business Continuity Management Unit, United Nations (UN) | Blogs | Comments

There are huge advantages to be gained by engaging on the social web, but this engagement comes with risk. In general, I see three sources of social media risk: The 'Avatar Effect,' crazy people and stupid actions.



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