In an embarrassing twist to a co-ordinated cyberattack on six major South Korean companies this week, investigators said they wrongly identified a Chinese Internet Protocol address as the source. "We were careless in our efforts to double-check and triple-check," KCC official Lee Seung-won told reporters.
xMatters, Inc. has announced enhancements to its mobile capabilities for business continuity and IT management communications. The company’s new Android and enhanced iOS applications build on the recent acquisition of the Bamboo mobile incident management application.
We need to embed recognition of culture into our practices and use that knowledge to improve the appeal and relevance of BCM to our businesses. If you cannot understand why others do not share your passion to establish and maintain a viable continuity capability, you need to read this paper.
A small private aircraft clipped two houses before smashing into a third and snapping in half, killing two people inside the plane and leaking enough jet fuel to force the evacuation of nearby homes in a northern Indiana neighborhood, authorities said.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has released its latest edition of the Good Practice Guidelines. The Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) are the independent body of knowledge for good Business Continuity practice worldwide.
Photos and mementoes that were snatched up and blown hundreds of miles during a Southern tornado outbreak two years ago are giving researchers new insight on how debris is carried by the storms and how it could threaten the public. A new study has documented how one photo traveled nearly 220 miles over Alabama and Tennessee.
More than 10,000 people could die when a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators. When it hits, the report says, many communities will be left without water, power, heat and telephone service.
A wildfire burning in a resort area outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee has destroyed more than 30 large rental cabins. The 145-acre fire was first reported around 5 p.m. EDT Sunday. Smoke was reported to be visible from 25 miles away.
Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government's top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking. Their goal with "Toaster Wars" is to cultivate the nation's next generation of cyber warriors in offensive and defensive strategies.
In the leadup to the11th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 22-24, 2013 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, Continuity Insights sat down with Ron Martel, Development Executive at IBM Business Continuity & Resiliency Services, to discuss the impact of data breaches and the importance of thinking on multiple dimensions.
My desk is currently brimming with magazines, white papers and textbooks about business continuity. Just two weeks ago, this was not the case, but my new role as Editor of Continuity Insights means that I must immerse myself in the world of business continuity, and all that world entails.
Catalyst, Avalution Consulting’s award winning business continuity software, is now available to all organizations at no charge. For professionals wanting to tailor the software to their unique approach, Catalyst Pro provides customization options for a low monthly fee.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT Join us as we review and discuss the findings from our 2013 Crisis Communications Survey, in which we surveyed more than 300 organizations to determine how social media platforms are being used. The experts will offer practical answers to social media implementation questions.
October 28-29 at the New York Executive Conference Center, New York, NY. Continuity Insights New York is a two-day regional event that will feature recognized authorities sharing best practices, timely information, and leading strategies for a more resilient business, entity and community.
A true benefit of Continuity Insights’ affiliation with a sizeable organization like Advantage Business Media is having many skilled publishing professionals already on staff. With that said, I am pleased to welcome Jonna Mayberry as the new Managing Editor.