May 7-18, 2012 -- ICOR, CSCMP, and Competitive Insights Advantage are proud to announce the world's only e-learning course that focuses on the mitigation of supply chain risk.
The success of enterprise, community and government continuity efforts is currently reliant on an aged, overstressed, inextricably interdependent, highly exploitable set of critical infrastructure that is under continuous attack and over which continuity professionals have little control. While the challenges are daunting, solutions to them are immediately available.
Social media monitoring is vital to protect an organization's brand and improve situational awareness during an event. With a bewildering array of social media monitoring tools and technology available, Jane Jordan-Meier gives an overview of the free and fee-based monitoring tools, and discusses how organizations like Dell embed social media monitoring into their company culture.
Continuity Insights recently conducted a survey of over 250 organizations to determine how social media and notification systems are incorporated into crisis communication plans, and the perceived effectiveness of each platform. The results are compelling, clearly showing a lack of confidence in social media’s reach during a crisis. However, the use of social media as a “crowdsourcing” tool -- turning the public into sources of information -- is catching on.
The Vatican website has been hacked for the second time in several days, an attack believed to be the work of the amorphous Internet activist group Anonymous.
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.