Netflix service has been fully restored after a Christmas Eve outage denied many the opportunity to stream video on TVs, tablets and PCs. The company, which is based in Los Gatos, California, blames problems with Amazon Web Services, and says it is investigating further.
Research involved 20 computer servers that were used to send out more than 100,000 "phishing" emails. About 2,200 of the 3,000 responses the scam artists received came from smartphones. Doug Johnson, vice president of risk management for the American Bankers Association, said he expects those numbers to get worse.
Mutare has announced the General Availability of Vital Link 2.0, the game-changing smart notification system that supports 2-way secure communication, mass/group notification and patient engagement messaging in a single closed loop platform.
Like numerous disasters before, hoaxes and conspiracies have popped up in the chaotic first days after the tragedy, days when people want to jump in with help and support while investigations have barely begun. They're also days when thieves get to work setting up pleas for money via social media, phone calls and text.
In 2012, Continuity Insights published its first report into the use of social media as a crisis communications tool. This year, we dug a little deeper in an effort to learn more about the industry’s social media strategies. Over 315 participating organizations responded to the survey.
The solution, created in partnership with more than 100 SunGard Availability Services' customers, reduces user pain points surrounding operational resiliency and compliance, and instills a sense of confidence in business outcomes for business leaders and business continuity professionals alike.
xMatters, Inc. has announced enhancements to its mobile capabilities for business continuity and IT management communications. The company’s new Android and enhanced iOS applications build on the recent acquisition of the Bamboo mobile incident management application.
RSA Archer Business Continuity Management and Operations is one of the industry’s most tightly integrated solutions designed to address business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management. Engineered to align with BS25999, NIMS and ISO 22301, it offers a standards-based approach to business continuity planning.
Dell is introducing a mobile management solution that helps organizations secure and simplify BYOD, a security portal to help organizations monitor network security threats, and a data recovery appliance to ensure organizations stay up and running amid unexpected outages.
The Quantivate Mobile app will enable business continuity managers to synchronize the most current BC plans to iOS and Android devices, access the most accurate contact details for key personnel, distribute plans electronically with the click of a button, and more.
The complexities of maintaining mobility and wireless capabilities during the event of a disaster or security threat has become an increasing aspect of importance for businesses as they consider business continuity planning. Fully 67 percent of executives surveyed have included wireless network capabilities as part of their business continuity plans, while 52 percent will be investing in new telecom technologies to support their IT infrastructures.
Kelly McDonough, President/CEO of First Alliance Credit Union, talks about how to scare your C-level executives into supporting your BCM program, how credit unions do more with less, the “end point” for business continuity, and why cloud will make businesses and families more resilient.
The fictional town of Packerville, WI will suffer a tornado to begin the exercise. Each participant will engage with others to both get what they need and provide others with help using a specially created Facebook page. Participants will also use TweetDeck to monitor twitter feeds that provide injects during the event.
CI speaks with crisis experts, a disaster recovery practitioner and notification vendors about the recent events in Norway, active shooter events in the U.S., crisis management srategies, active shooter protocols and crisis communications.
Avalution's Planning Portal Mobile enables users to view recovery plans, team contacts, roles and procedures in a mobile friendly, secure format.
The Rentsys QUICKBranch includes cash vault, teller stations, quick-deploy satellite and a stand-alone portable generator.
Mobile apps, Facebook, Twitter help public become part of response network, not 'mere bystanders'.
When you plan your work area space, make sure you anticipate not just day one needs, but also how end user requirements will change over time. Have a handle on the amount and configuration of space so that growth can occur without disrupting the recovery operation that is already in place.
Mobile recovery is a fast-growing and evolving segment of today’s continuity market. A mobile solution recovers not only immediate business continuity needs, but reduces the impact on employees. This session will explore how mobile recovery work...