Floods, fires, earthquakes and other misadventures will happen in spite of our best plans. Their impact will sometimes be severe simply because we chose to locate our factories, offices, schools and homes in disaster-prone locations. A bush setting means that your home in the hills is a probable casualty in a bushfire. Building on landfill… Continue reading Itâs time to talk about disaster recovery
It used to be that the local priest was the best-informed man in town, but his monopoly over confessions has been broken by websites such as Facebook. A single visit suffices to find out anything from name, age, education, employment history and political views to video preferences. But what was posted in minutes can have… Continue reading Data Protection Day: How Safe Is Your Private Life?
This morning’s San Francisco Chronicle had a major headline: 20,000 in state own guns illegally. Being the contrarian I am, my immediate reaction was, “How do they know that?” Actually, in this case it was a real number based on a database of registered gun owners who had lost the right to own guns but… Continue reading Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
Having a strategic vision in place is critical for success. Without a roadmap, IT can become too caught up in technology trends. For the six CIOs interviewed here, having a renewed focus on a core strategy for 2013 means directing the entire staff along a predetermined route-disaster recovery in the cloud, social networking, device independence… Continue reading 6 CIOs Share Their Strategic Visions for 2013
Hello, this is Ying Han, Graduate Research Assistant of the CERT Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Management team, with the thirteenth of 19 blog posts that describe the best practices fully documented in the fourth edition of the Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats. The CERT Program announced the public release of the fourth edition… Continue reading Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats – Best Practice 13 (of 19)
Philadelphia â Workspace virtualization leader RES Software today reported nearly 30 percent annual revenue growth year over year for 2012. RES Software experienced growth across all of its geographies, including a record number of North American sales and many new one million dollar-plus sales in Q4 2012. RES Software achieved many significant milestones in 2012,… Continue reading RES Software Shatters Multiple Sales and Performance Benchmarks in 2012
london â Unitrends, the leading provider of all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery solutions, today announced a significant company expansion in Europe. The announcement comes just weeks after Unitrends reported 2012 as the best year in company history, with 88 percent growth 2012 over 2011. Unitrends has already built a solid international presence,… Continue reading Unitrends Brings Unrivaled Backup Overseas with Major International Expansion
When it comes to cloud computing, expectations are high for 2013. Businesses of all sizes—from garage-based startups to multinational corporations—are putting their resources into utilizing cloud computing technologies and services to help them deliver products and services, while reducing overhead operating costs. Nearly 50% of all enterprises in North America and Europe are predicted to… Continue reading Cloud Computing Forecasts for 2013
Spring World is approaching fast! Register now and join thousands of practitioners from around the globe. This show is the only one in the industry backed by DECADES of experience. Discover why DRJâs conferences are the best option in the industry. Spring World 2012 features non-stop learning and networking opportunities. Our sessions are led by… Continue reading Discover Everything DRJ’s Spring World Offers!
Hurricane Sandy was one of the most destructive storms in the history of the United States, causing over $25 billion in damages and lost revenue. The Hurricane also uncovered severe emergency communications deficiencies at many organizations and local governments. Join Maureen Di Tore, director, Telecommunications, The Valley Hospital for an educational webinar to learn how… Continue reading January 29, 2013: Best Practices for Mass Notification and Weather Emergencies