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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

Large Banks Forced To Show Failure Plans

September 13, 2011 8:15 am | by Marcy Gordon, AP | News | Comments

The largest U.S. banks will be required to show regulators how they would break up and sell off their assets if they are in danger of failing.

MissionMode & AccuWeather Announce Crisis Management Tools For Weather Threats

September 9, 2011 11:57 am | News | Comments

Site-specific weather warnings from AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions are integrated with MissionMode’s Situation Center, an online command center for sending mass notifications and coordinating crisis response activities.


Modular Buildings & Mobile Offices

September 9, 2011 7:19 am | News | Comments

Satellite's modular buildings can be constructed quickly and configured for specific industries such as finance and health care.


New Japanese PM Vows To Lead Disaster Recovery

September 6, 2011 7:15 am | by MALCOLM FOSTER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Japan's new Prime Minister received an initial support rating of 62.8 percent after he promised to guide the nation through its disaster recovery.

US Airways Expects To Lose Over $8M From Hurricane Irene

September 6, 2011 7:07 am | News | Comments

US Airways Group Inc. said it estimates that Hurricane Irene cost it about $8 million to $10 million in operating income after causing the cancellation of 9,100 flights.

WikiLeaks Site Attacked After Cables Released

September 6, 2011 6:59 am | by MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press | News | Comments

WikiLeaks directed followers to search for cables on a mirror site as the organization accelerated the release of State Department cables, some of which were not vetted to remove sensitive names.

Avalution Releases Mobile Version Of The Planning Portal Business Continuity Software

September 6, 2011 6:44 am | News | Comments

Avalution's Planning Portal Mobile enables users to view recovery plans, team contacts, roles and procedures in a mobile friendly, secure format.


An Exhausting Year Of Weather Extremes

September 6, 2011 6:31 am | by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

In the first six months of the year there have been 98 natural disasters in the United States, about double the average of the 1990s.


How Stock Trading Has Changed Since 9/11

September 6, 2011 6:13 am | by DAVID K. RANDALL, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

In 2010 the New York Stock Exchange opened a 400,000-square-foot data center 35 miles from lower Manhattan.

Half-Mile Wide Tornado Touches Down In NY

September 6, 2011 5:57 am | News | Comments

A tornado that caused property damage near the state capital, Albany, was spawned in a string of violent thunderstorms a week after Tropical Storm Irene brought destructive flooding to the region.

Experts Suspect Iran Involvement In Dutch Hacking

September 6, 2011 5:39 am | by TOBY STERLING, Associated Press | News | Comments

Dutch Interior Minister Piet Hein Donner announced that the safety of websites including the country's social security agency, police and tax authorities could no longer be guaranteed.

Call Center Agents Can Work From Anywhere

September 5, 2011 7:10 pm | News | Comments

GemaTech's Remote Service Manager (RSM) allows call centre agents to work from anywhere using non-geographic numbers.

Web-Based Disaster Planning

September 5, 2011 3:49 pm | News | Comments

The Circumspex® Pro package includes pre-loaded tools to address a minimum of 22 different emergencies.

Help Me Build A Social Media Tabletop Exercise

September 5, 2011 11:24 am | by John Orlando, National Life Group | Blogs | Comments

I need your help to develop what I think will be the first ever Social Media Tabletop Exercise, to be run at the Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 16-18, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The plan is to teach public and private sector emergency managers how social media can be used in disaster response by having them participate in a mock disaster tabletop on a Facebook page.

Insulin Pump Hack Reveals Major Security Flaws

August 30, 2011 6:56 am | News | Comments

Medical devices are particularly vulnerable because there are clear advantages in allowing them to talk to each other wirelessly and connect to the Internet.


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