Security & Business Resilience

American Red Cross Releases Earthquake Safety App

The American Red Cross released its official earthquake application for iPhone and Android smartphones.


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Business Resilience -- Supply Chain News

South African Mining in Limbo During Illegal Strikes

Thousands of workers in South African platinum mines have joined illegal strikes recently, causing Anglo American Platinum to tell the mere 20 percent of workers who still clock in to stay home Tuesday. 


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Measuring the Wild West Risks of Cyber Crime

When I was growing up in New Jersey, if someone hit you in the nose and took your lunch money, well, you didn’t eat lunch that day. In the cyber world the punches are bigger, the dollars are tremendous and you don’t eat lunch because once your intellectual and physical property is gone, so are the jobs and paychecks that IP created.
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Research Says Majority of US Schools Not Ready for Next Pandemic

Many U.S. schools are not prepared for bioterrorism attacks, outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases or pandemics.


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Handling Stress in Crisis Management

We often talk about business continuity in practical, pragmatic terms. But it’s important to remember that when a crisis hits a company, no matter how well prepared that company is, emotions will run high.
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Security News -- Business Resilience

Lab Testing Models to Protect Critical Infrastructure

Sandia National Laboratories is working with the U.S. Government to prepare for severe weather situations.


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Security News -- Disaster Preparedness

Survey: Americans Complacent About Disaster Preparation

Only 47 percent of survey takers would take action based on a potential severe weather warning. 


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Accounting for the Critical Variable in Emergency Response — People, Part 2

How best to help your employees prepare for disaster, which, in turn, prepares them to return to work faster and help your organization in return.
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Accounting for the Critical Variable in Emergency Response — People

Part 1
In the post-9/11 era, a majority of medium-to-large organizations in both the public and private sectors − at the urging of the government and out of self-interest − have developed and deployed emergency response plans. Many of these organizations have extended this proactive preparedness to include planning for the unique requirements of disaster recovery and business continuity.
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Patch the Roof Before the Storm: How to Prepare for Disaster Recovery

You can’t predict the weather, but you can predict your reaction by pre-planning disaster recovery efforts.
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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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