A purported member of the Internet hacking group Anonymous breached a blog linked to Singapore's leading newspaper Friday, heightening concerns about cybersecurity among the city-state's government agencies. The Straits Times said it removed a page on a website that features blog posts by the newspaper's writers after it was defaced by the hacker.
A 2-year-old girl has become the 12th person to die of bird flu in Cambodia this year, authorities said Monday. The girl died from the H5N1 bird flu virus on Oct. 26 after suffering from fever, difficulty in breathing and lethargy, the country's Health Ministry and the World Health Organization said in a joint statement.
NYU-Poly & Stony Brook University Launch The New York State Resilience Institute For Storms & EmergenciesNovember 5, 2013 8:40 am | by NYU-Poly | News | Comments
New York State Governor Cuomo has announced the launch of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS RISE) at the Governor’s Conference on Emergency Preparedness in Albany. The institute is housed jointly at Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Stony Brook University, Long Island, N.Y.
Stormpulse Inc. has announced it will expand its focus beyond the tracking of weather-related business threats with the launch of Riskpulse, a risk management solution. Riskpulse gathers, elevates and visualizes external risk data into one easy-to-use platform, empowering business users to adjust to changing conditions quickly and make timely, critical decisions.
A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide.
xMatters, Inc., a global leader in enabling business processes with communications, and Strategic BCPÒ, the market leader in business continuity planning and management solutions, has announced a partnership to improve crisis management for joint customers. The turnkey notification system will integrate xMatters’ On-Demand Relevance Engine technology with Strategic BCP’s ResilienceONE® business continuity planning software.
Many are still rebuilding their town's infrastructure, businesses and lives one year after Sandy hit the Northeast.
ISO/TR 31004:2013 provides guidance for organizations on managing risk effectively by implementing ISO 31000:2009. It provides: a structured approach for organizations to transition their risk management arrangements in order to be consistent with ISO 31000; an explanation of the underlying concepts of ISO 31000; and guidance on aspects of the principles and risk management framework that are described in ISO 31000.
When Israel's military chief delivered a high-profile speech this month outlining the greatest threats his country might face in the future, he listed computer sabotage as a top concern. Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz was not speaking empty words. Exactly one month before his address, a major artery in Israel's national road network in the northern city of Haifa was shut down because of a cyberattack.
Continuity Insights sat down with Vasu Subbiah, senior director, product management for Recovery Services at SunGard Availability Services, to learn about the latest developments in cloud services and how these developments might impact disaster recovery.
How do you connect to the world if you're in the middle of a disaster? The experience of people who lived through Superstorm Sandy suggests that people stayed in touch with one another using a blend of new and old modes of communication in the hardest-hit parts of New York and New Jersey. But there was greater cooperation among neighbors who used old-style, face-to-face interaction.
A nonprofit political advocacy group which emanated from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign says hackers altered the links contained in tweets sent under his name. An official with Organizing for Action said that someone hacked the link shortener used by the account.
Idrissa Kargbo threw his arms in the air to try to describe his excitement at learning of his entry into the New York City Marathon. The runner from Sierra Leone, who boarded a plane for the first time to come to the race, is the sort of smiling face that used to define big-city marathons. On Monday, his story was only a brief delay to the questions about natural disasters and terrorist attacks.
Ten teams of global experts participating in a federally funded design competition unveiled 41 projects Monday they said could help protect the New York and New Jersey coastlines from the type of flooding seen a year ago during Superstorm Sandy.
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