The fictional town of Packerville, WI will suffer a tornado to begin the exercise. Each participant will engage with others to both get what they need and provide others with help using a specially created Facebook page. Participants will also use TweetDeck to monitor twitter feeds that provide injects during the event.
Designed to speed deployment for comprehensive cloud data protection, the Modular360 Partner Program integrates best-in-class hardware with industry-leading software and business consulting expertise.
Datto Inc. Integrates Hardware-Based On-Site & Off-Site Backup, Disaster Recovery Solutions With ConnectWiseApril 3, 2012 10:43 am | News | Comments
ConnectWise partners with Datto devices will now be able to receive device alerts through ConnectWise's interface as service tickets.
Imagine having a fire alarm go off in a data center in Dallas and, without anyone having to do anything, personnel are alerted all over the country in a matter of minutes. This leaves the onsite staff more bandwidth to deal with the emergency while others launch contingency plans.
A disaster preparedness exercise to ensure California's child support system could be run remotely went smoothly, except for one casualty: the names, Social Security numbers and other private records of about 800,000 adults and children.
Avalution Consulting Wins ‘Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Company Of The Year’ Award At The First Annual BCI Awards – North AmericaMarch 29, 2012 10:38 am | News | Comments
The awards recognized excellence in 13 categories, inclusive of individual achievement and enterprise/product categories, and winners were chosen by a panel of BCI-appointed judges.
The issue of electronic devices on planes received national publicity in December when Alec Baldwin was kicked off a New York-bound flight in Los Angeles for refusing to turn off his cellphone.
A 17-year-old has died of bird flu in Indonesia. He is the country's sixth fatality from the virus so far this year.
Beef Products Inc. has taken a "substantial" hit since social media exploded with worry over the ammonia-treated filler and an online petition seeking its ouster from schools drew hundreds of thousands of supporters.
A Facebook executive cautioned that if an employer discovers that a job applicant is a member of a protected group, the employer may be vulnerable to claims of discrimination if it doesn't hire that person.
The Japan Meteorological Agency recorded a 6.4 preliminary magnitude. The agency said there may be a small change in sea levels but did not issue tsunami warnings.
Thinking about the unthinkable, a U.S. government study analyzed the likely effects from terrorists setting off a 10-kiloton nuclear device a few blocks north of the White House.
Latisys announced availability of the Latisys Cloud, enabling enterprises to rapidly provision on-demand, pay-as-you-go IT infrastructure services through a self-service portal.
xMatters & Continuity Logic Integrate To Provide Innovative Platform For Governance, Risk, Compliance & ContinuityMarch 26, 2012 10:28 pm | News | Comments
"The notification capability provided by xMatters allows Continuity Logic customers to deliver critical two-way messages via channels that include SMS, emails, iPhone, Android devices, and other phone devices directly from our FrontLine Live Incident Manager."
While many businesses recognize the value of protecting themselves from potentially disastrous security incidents, many fall short in their attempts to do so. Companies need to take more aggressive steps to protect themselves from security threats –- whether it’s closely studying their cloud provider, gaining a better understanding of their business data or considering an investment in outside security services.