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What Do You Want To Know About BC Consulting?

October 10, 2011 1:15 pm | News | Comments

The third Continuity Insights Podcast will look into the art of business continuity consulting, and how consultants in this field can stand out and get ahead.


Major Hurricane Jova To Slam Mexico Pacific Coast

October 10, 2011 12:49 pm | by ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hurricane Jova strengthened to a major, Category 3 hurricane Monday as it marched toward Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening the idyllic beach resort of Barra de Navidad and one of the nation's biggest cargo ports.


Why I Hate The Word 'Plan'

October 10, 2011 11:40 am | by Joe Flach, Consultant, Safe Harbor Consulting, LLC | Blogs | Comments

Business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management professionals are challenged by the use of inexact and often confusing jargon. We use terms such as business continuity, disaster recovery, resiliency, hot site, warm site, cold site, recovery time objective, recovery point objective, business impact analysis, contingency plans, etc., that are often used to mean very different things.


Freeze-Dried & Dehydrated Meals

October 10, 2011 10:37 am | News | Comments

Wise Company's freeze-dried and dehydrated products include an 84 Serving Grab 'n' Go Bucket, 360 Serving Meal Package and Cook in the Pouch Lasagna.


How To Handle A Crisis

October 10, 2011 9:31 am | News | Comments

Dennis Evers' book focuses on protocols for dealing with natural and man made disasters, terrorism, nuclear, biological, chemical and medical emergencies, automobile accidents, active shooters, missing children, crime and other emergencies.


Continuity Insights e-Conference

October 4, 2011 12:13 pm | Events

Have recent budget cuts kept you from securing the information, education and networking opportunities you need to enhance your business continuity program and maintain your certifications? Join us for the Third Annual e-Conference on October 4-...

Four Airports To Try Risk-Based Security Screening

October 4, 2011 9:14 am | by RAY HENRY, Associated Press | News | Comments

The "PreCheck" program is the first big attempt by President Barack Obama's administration to move away from a one-size-fits-all security approach.


Officials Push To Develop, Stockpile Bioterrorism Countermeasures

October 4, 2011 7:29 am | by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Ten years after the anthrax attacks brought home the reality of bioterrorism, the nation has a stockpile of some basic tools to fight back against a few of the threats that worry defense experts the most.


Workers At Destroyed Joplin Hospital Recall Tornado Aftermath

October 4, 2011 6:35 am | by SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer | News | Comments

A hospital is a finely tuned machine. It depends on medicines and modern equipment, schedules and supplies and hundreds of highly skilled people working together. How would St. John's, now badly broken and missing many of its parts, regroup — and do it fast?


Tropical Storm Philippe Keeps Its Strength In Far Atlantic

October 4, 2011 5:30 am | News | Comments

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Philippe is maintaining its strength in the far Atlantic and could become a hurricane by late Wednesday.


Protests Against Wall Street Spread Across U.S.

October 4, 2011 5:26 am | by CHRIS HAWLEY, Associated Press | News | Comments

Protests against Wall Street entered their 18th day Tuesday as demonstrators across the country show their anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed.


The Aurora Project Demonstrates Cyber Attack Against Power Grid

October 3, 2011 1:54 pm | News | Comments

In 2007, a 27-tonne power generator was destroyed in a controlled cyber attack at the Idaho National Laboratory, demonstrating the real possibility of a cyber attack on power grid infrastructure in the U.S.


DHS: Cyber Attacks On Utilities, Industries Rise

October 3, 2011 1:46 pm | by DOUGLAS BIRCH, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Homeland Security Department's control system program includes an emergency response team, a Cyber Analysis Center where systems are tested for vulnerabilities, a malware laboratory for analyzing cyber threats and a classified "watch and warning center."

Disaster Recovery & Data Protection

October 3, 2011 10:03 am | News | Comments

Acronis® Backup & Recovery™ 11 helps protect data and systems by addressing disaster recovery and data protection needs across physical, virtual and cloud environments.


Cloud Plus Multi-Site High Availability

October 3, 2011 5:54 am | News | Comments

SunGard’s enhanced Enterprise Cloud Services provides customers with two geographically diverse production sites integrated with recovery capabilities.



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