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.
April 28-30, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. Register by February 28th to take advantage of the special early bird rate! The 12th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference returns to a very familiar venue, the Sheraton New Orleans. But its familiarity ends there, as next year’s conference program will highlight dozens of original presentations on today’s most compelling and timely topics as well as the introduction of many new subject matter experts. View the full agenda and register today!
President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the Americans who died during Superstorm Sandy when it made landfall one year ago. Obama said in a statement Tuesday that the last year has served as a reminder of the "strength and resilience of the American people."
New AlgoSec Study Uncovers Application Connectivity Management Challenges Are Impacting Security & Business AgilityOctober 29, 2013 9:30 am | by algosec | News | Comments
AlgoSec, the market leader for Security Policy Management, has announced the results of “Examining the Impact of Security Management on the Business,” a global survey of 240 information security professionals, network operations and applications owners.
A savage coastal storm powered by hurricane-force gusts slashed its way through Britain and western Europe on Monday, felling trees, flooding lowlands and snarling traffic in the air, at sea and on land. At least 15 people were reported killed.
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, warning a sophisticated cyberattack could one day bring the nation to a standstill.
As a part of continuing efforts to aid those affected by disasters, FEMA operates Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers that provide flexibility to affected areas. This video highlights Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in use in south Texas in response to Hurricane Alex.
Continuity Insights interviewed leading mobile work-area recovery vendors to get their perspectives on mobile recovery. We asked them to share their top tips in regards to needs assessment, justifying ROI, the RFP process and the training phase. They also shared their thoughts on the primary advantages of mobile recovery, as well as the trends and opportunities they foresee for the future mobile recovery.
Continuity Insights sat down with Tim Mathews, executive director, enterprise resiliency at ETS, an organization that develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries, at 9,000+ locations worldwide, to learn more about Mathews’ views on mobile solutions, his best-practice mobile recovery testing tips, and how mobile recovery helped ETS after a real-life disaster.
Mobile work-area recovery, while not the perfect solution for all organizations, can offer significant benefits to companies in need of a flexible recovery solution. For some business continuity leaders, mobile-work area recovery has emerged as the best solution for their organizations’ needs, and serves many purposes by delivering not only fully equipped trailers but also select components.
A year after Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced $162 million in funding Thursday for 45 storm-protection projects from North Carolina to New England. The money will help restore marshes and wetlands and rebuild shorelines to reduce the impact of storms like Sandy, which caused an estimated $65 billion in damage and was the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history, behind Katrina.
A year after Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced $162 million in funding Thursday for 45 storm-protection projects from North Carolina to New England. Jewell made the announcement during a visit to the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway, N.J., near where the hurricane's center came ashore Oct. 29, 2012. The natural buffer helped protect some communities from severe flooding.
Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang.