In the first six months of the year there have been 98 natural disasters in the United States, about double the average of the 1990s.
In 2010 the New York Stock Exchange opened a 400,000-square-foot data center 35 miles from lower Manhattan.
A tornado that caused property damage near the state capital, Albany, was spawned in a string of violent thunderstorms a week after Tropical Storm Irene brought destructive flooding to the region.
Dutch Interior Minister Piet Hein Donner announced that the safety of websites including the country's social security agency, police and tax authorities could no longer be guaranteed.
GemaTech's Remote Service Manager (RSM) allows call centre agents to work from anywhere using non-geographic numbers.
The Circumspex® Pro package includes pre-loaded tools to address a minimum of 22 different emergencies.
I need your help to develop what I think will be the first ever Social Media Tabletop Exercise, to be run at the Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 16-18, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The plan is to teach public and private sector emergency managers how social media can be used in disaster response by having them participate in a mock disaster tabletop on a Facebook page.
Medical devices are particularly vulnerable because there are clear advantages in allowing them to talk to each other wirelessly and connect to the Internet.
The BART Board of Directors said last week it would develop a policy that empowers police to cut wireless service at its stations only in rare circumstances.
Meteorologists have gotten pretty good at figuring out a storm's path, but predicting its strength is a struggle.
Utilities along the Eastern Seaboard reported Tuesday that about three million customers remain in the dark, down from a peak of more than eight million.
FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund is running low — down to between $800 million and $1 billion.
Hurricane Irene destroyed roads, washed away houses and uprooted propane tanks.
CI speaks with Richard Cocchiara, Chief Technology Officer for Business Continuity and Resiliency Services at IBM Global Services, about the damage caused by Hurricane Irene and how cloud providers like IBM stay in business in the face of large storms.
Thomas Hendricks from the Air Transport Association talks about the processes used by airlines to minimize the downtime caused by storms like Hurricane Irene.