In a new report of survey results, nearly a quarter of businesses felt natural disaster preparations helped them address COVID-19. They tended to find preparations of broad applicability during natural disasters, such as telework readiness, more useful than hazard-specific measures. The survey also identified areas of hardship for businesses, including uncertainty and a lack of guidance and resources.
With the purpose of enabling safe and resilient communities, the American Red Cross is extending its partnership with BlackBerry. BlackBerry will donate its BlackBerry AtHoc software to the Red Cross to help power its mission to provide emergency assistance, disaster relief and disaster preparedness education to all people in need.
The First Five Consortium, named for the critical first five minutes in responding to a disaster, will apply artificial intelligence and deep learning methodologies to address emergency preparedness and disaster response.
In 2019, 396 natural disasters were recorded in EM-DAT with 11,755 deaths, 95 million people affected and $103 billion in economic losses across the world, according to Natural Disasters 2019, a new report by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, The Université Catholique de Louvain and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Recent California wildfires have challenged enterprise security professionals who are responsible for protecting and managing emergency evacuations. How can enterprise security professionals leverage their existing security hardware and software investments to better prepare for emergencies?
Nearly 70 percent of Americans say they’re concerned about natural disasters, yet 6 in 10 admit they don’t have a disaster plan because they don’t think it will happen to them, according to a new Allstate study.
ON DEMAND: Critical events can vary widely in type and size – from natural disasters to workplace violence – and a drawn-out response can lead to significant operational losses, brand damage, and concerns for health and safety. Organizational Resilience is the ability to identify, prepare for, and resolve these critical events, which is a vital trait for any mature institution.
This month in Security magazine, we explore how Corning's global security group ensured business continuity and employee safety during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Also, we highlight the global security team at Uber and their recent security programs and initiatives. Industry experts discuss travel safety programs, career hackers, working for terrible bosses, group attribution error and more.