nScaled, provider of online backup and disaster recovery service solutions, has announced that its enterprise-class recovery as a service (RaaS) solution now supports NetApp storage systems. The nScaled service puts comprehensive disaster recovery squarely in the hands of business professionals.
The military's new medal for cyber warriors should get a demotion, according to veterans groups and lawmakers who say it shouldn't outrank such revered honors as the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. The Distinguished Warfare Medal is a sign of the changing nature of war.
For days, New Jerseyans stocked their shelves with food and supplies to prepare for Sandy, a storm that proved as bad as forecast. But no one was prepared to deal with another crisis that stopped people in their tracks: a shortage of fuel for their cars and trucks.
McAfee announced that it has received high marks from NSS Labs in two recently published corporate endpoint protection reports. McAfee’s core endpoint anti-malware products achieved the highest block rate and an overall score of 97 percent of all threats being blocked in the exploit protection test of the NSS Labs Corporate End Point Security Detection report.
A longtime employee opened fire at a wood-processing company in central Switzerland on Wednesday, leaving three people dead, including the assailant, in the country's second multiple-fatality shooting in two months. The incident occurred as the Swiss parliament prepares to consider tightening some aspects of the country's famously lax gun legislation.
A Midwest snowstorm packing heavy snow and strong winds left six people dead in Kansas, hundreds of vehicles crashed or stranded in Wisconsin, and tens of thousands of utility customers without power in Michigan.
Shaan Singh is back in business running a newly rebuilt convenience store and sandwich shop. A once-wrecked elementary and high school complex is back in session. Burgers and fried chicken are being served again at a popular restaurant that had a school bus tossed into its wall. A year after a deadly twister, signs of renewal are everywhere in Henryville.
China's military said Thursday that overseas computer hackers targeted two of its websites an average of 144,000 times per month last year, with almost two-thirds of the attacks originating in the United States. The claim follows accusations last week by American cybersecurity company Mandiant that Chinese military-backed cyberspies infiltrated overseas networks.
New York City is set to scrutinize the pros, cons and costs of burying power lines after Superstorm Sandy. The research will include analyzing weather-related outages for above-ground and below-ground lines. The study also will estimate the expense of burying wires and recommend where that might make most sense.
More than 1,000 people were injured in the 1993 blast in an underground garage below one of the towers. The bomb planted in a parked Ryder van left a crater half the size of a football field in the trade center garage, causing more than a half-billion dollars in damage.
Cyber warfare experts have long noted a Monday-through-Friday pattern in the intensity of attacks believed to come from Chinese sources, though there has been little evidence released publicly directly linking the Chinese military to the attacks.
Microsoft unwittingly let an online security certificate expire Friday, triggering a worldwide outage in an online service that stores data for a wide range of business customers. The sloppy housekeeping represents an embarrassing lapse for Microsoft Corp. as the software maker tries to bring in more revenue from the storage service, which is called Azure.
John Liuzzi has accepted the newly-created position of Director of Business Continuity at Southern, where he will ensure the company’s ongoing, successful operations in the event of a natural or human-caused disaster at or near any of the company’s facilities.
Avalution Consulting Releases White Paper On Implementing ISO 22301: The Business Continuity Management System StandardFebruary 26, 2013 9:30 am | Comments
Avalution’s new white paper, Implementing ISO 22301, breaks the standard down section by section, discussing what each clause means, the value it delivers, recommended approaches for alignment, and items to consider before moving forward. Whether your goal is to align to the standard or pursue certification (only if there’s a business case, of course), this white paper will serve as your road map for success.
A warmer atmosphere can hold, and dump, more moisture, snow experts say. And two soon-to-be-published studies demonstrate how there can be more giant blizzards yet less snow overall each year. Projections are that that's likely to continue with manmade global warming.