WASHINGTON — Americans are becoming increasingly reliant on mobile devices during emergencies to provide information, useful tools and a way to let loved ones know they are safe, according to a new survey conducted by the American Red Cross. Mobile apps now tie social media as the fourth-most popular way to get information in an emergency,… Continue reading More Americans Using Mobile Apps in Emergencies
Data Security is the practice of keeping data protected from unauthorized access and corruption. The focus behind data security is to provide privacy while protecting personal or corporate data. Data is the raw form of information stored in databases, network servers and personal computers. This may be a wide range of information from personal files… Continue reading Why Data Security and Enterprise Risk Management are Important
The continually increasing pressure from line-of-business executives demanding IT’s consideration of cloud and SaaS solutions to realize the benefits of budgetary and operational flexibility has mostly forced technologists into two philosophical camps with regard to green lighting these projects. On one hand there are those who are willing to turn a complete blind eye to… Continue reading ABCs Of Factoring Risk Into Cloud Service Decisions
Last week, following on President Obamaâs memorandum on managing government records, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) issued a records management (RM) directive. The directive affects all US government executive departments and agencies and applies to all federal records. To read the article, please click here:… Continue reading President Obama Cares About Records Management â Do You?
Projects to build advanced public safety networks in more than 20 state and local jurisdictions are on hold indefinitely while the federal government sorts out the details for creating a nationwide interoperable communications network for first responders. To read the article, please click here: http://www.emergencymgmt.com/safety/Feds-Rethink-Public-Safety-Network.html
Despite Isaac being downgraded to a tropical depression earlier today, the threat of heavy rains and flooding remains in many areas. At the direction of President Barack Obama we continue to coordinate the federal government’s response and recovery efforts. Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano visited the National Response Coordination Center in Washington, D.C.… Continue reading FEMA: Isaac update 6: August 30 recap
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Beyond delivering the information how the person wants it, you should be able to use your phone or smart device to drive agility and ensure that being away from a computer isnât the reason for a longer time to respond or restore normal operations. The… Continue reading Are you Always Prepared?
Columbus, Ohio â Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today announced the availability of its Dynamic Cooling Assessment for data centers in the United States. The service employs sensors and wireless communications to track environmental temperature and humidity in order… Continue reading Emerson Network Power Introduces Dynamic Cooling Assessment
Informational Update For August 30, 2012 Learning To Cope With Risk In BCM Prepare yourself! The convergence between business continuity and risk management is happening, whether we like it or not. Here’s your chance to stay ahead of the curve by embracing a new perception on addressing risk within your organization. This new BCM Professional’s… Continue reading August 30, 2012: Learning To Cope With Risk In BCM
Informational Update For August 28, 2012 Prepare Like Your Business Depends On It Businesses around the country have learned the hard way that they can’t afford to be unprepared for the worst. In just seconds the data they relied on to do business was gone – wiped out because no one stored it safely offsite.… Continue reading August 28, 2012: Prepare Like Your Business Depends On It