Hackers are putting top technology executives under severe pressure. And this week's sudden departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data breach has only ratcheted up the stress.
"In this world, you never eliminate risk, you never bring it down to zero ... but we are working...
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The National Weather Service office in Norman, Okla. has for years been at the forefront of using social media in disseminating weather-related information. But they are trying a new approach in an attempt to find new and better ways to reach people, holding an online "tornado drill.
"In this world, you never eliminate risk, you never bring it down to zero ... but we are working very hard at reducing that risk level and managing it to the best of our collective abilities," Col. Timothy Alben said.
To ensure risk practitioners have access to the resources and services they need to successfully manage their organization’s risk programs, RIMS launched RIMS Marketplace, an online network of the world’s leading industry solution providers.
Last month's harsh winter weather cut across the U.S. economy, closing factories, canceling flights and keeping shoppers home. So why didn't the weather put job growth in a deep freeze?
Spies used "Snake" malware that allowed them to gain control of the computer systems of large organizations and steal information. Snake's design "suggests that attackers possess an arsenal of infiltration tools and bears all the hallmarks of a highly sophisticated cyber operation."
Visa and MasterCard, which run the networks that carry the payments, said Friday the new group will include banks, retailers, the makers of credit card readers, and others with an interest in credit card security.
1,402 corporate bankruptcies have been triggered by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan. The number is 4.5 times more than the 314 bankruptcies caused over three years by the January 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake.
Target Corp. Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. The company will search for an interim chief information officer who can help guide the company through the transformation.
A new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI, has revealed that IT-related threats are continuing to provide the greatest concern for organizations, ranking above other threats such as natural disasters, security incidents and industrial disputes.
Federal regulators say a nuclear power plant on Lake Ontario in central New York has been shut down by a problem with an off-site power supply. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Nine Mile Point 2 plant in Scriba (SKREYE'-buh) was manually shut down early Tuesday after the loss of power.
National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014 is sponsored by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA is urging the public to understand the risks, take action and spread the word.
The storm, the largest since 2010, kept emergency planners and rescue crews busy, but it didn't produce enough rain to pull California out of a crippling drought that has grown to crisis proportions for the state's vast farming industry.
Experience in overseeing the growing threat of cybersecurity risk is one of the key attributes boards will look for when appointing their next new corporate director, according to the 11th annual What Directors Think survey, a comprehensive report on boardroom trends.
Send Word Now announced its selection by Canadian North Airlines to provide emergency notification and incident management services. The two fully integrated solutions will enable the Alberta-based airline to rapidly alert and mobilize personnel.
A dispatcher at Los Angeles International Airport couldn't immediately send police to a shooting last year because the emergency phone system didn't provide a location, according to an investigation that also found broken panic buttons that are supposed to quickly call for help.