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The Automation Trend…. Are you on Board?

The Automation Trend…. Are you on Board?

Technology has increased our ability to undertake dozens of tasks per day. While this means your government agency may get more done via multitasking, it can also hamper the ability to focus on the task at hand. Yet, while technology got us into this mess, it can also...
Keep Those Hackers Out of Your Fish Tank

Keep Those Hackers Out of Your Fish Tank

We know it. Our customers know it, and now the industry knows it too. The need to integrate cyber and physical security is increasing. We’re living in a time where even traditional security is software driven. Many of the physical security devices used...
The GDPR’s Impact On American Retailers

The GDPR’s Impact On American Retailers

How Businesses Can Minimize Their Risk It is estimated that well over half of U.S. businesses are out of compliance with the GDPR regulations set to take effect on May 25. Businesses are simply unprepared because they struggle with understanding the regulations and...
Baron Announces Telematics for Public Safety

Baron Announces Telematics for Public Safety

Easily Implemented Data enables organizations to better protect their people Huntsville, Ala. – Baron, the worldwide provider of critical weather intelligence, announces Telematics for Public Safety, a technology that uses accurate, patented technology to aid...
The ABCs of Network Security

The ABCs of Network Security

Network security is a broad topic – really broad. To read through an entire book of various “security” this and “malware” that might be helpful to some people, but it’s pretty boring to just about everyone else. Instead,...
Why the Internet is an Elephant

Why the Internet is an Elephant

Proverbially at least, elephants never forget. Neither does the Internet. Once information is out there, you must assume it will always be out there, and that deleting it at its source may make no difference. A recent article on the Equifax hack suggested that apart...
How To Pay Millions In GDPR Fines

How To Pay Millions In GDPR Fines

10 Behaviors That Will Put Your Organization at Risk If your company isn’t ready to comply with the GDPR, then you may need to sound the alarm. Fines for noncompliance could be 4 percent of your company’s annual global revenue. This is not a joke. If...
Closing the Most Common Cybersecurity Holes

Closing the Most Common Cybersecurity Holes

It’s a simple fact: You’d never want an unauthorized user to have access to your data. When thinking about cybersecurity, ask yourself what you risk losing. It could be something as small as losing your email contacts. It could be losing files on your...
East vs West Coast Earthquakes

East vs West Coast Earthquakes

Fewer quakes but bigger stakes in the East Why was an earthquake in Virginia felt at more than twice the distance than a similar-sized earthquake in California? The answer is one that many people may not realize. Earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains can cause...

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Mobile Workforce Management Best Practices

Mobile Workforce Management Best Practices

Our world has gone global and mobile at a drastic speed in the last decade. Giving your employees the right tools and amount of accessibility is vital to the success of your organization. Here are some of the leading technologies and tools that can assist your...
Data Is Power: Wield It Wisely

Data Is Power: Wield It Wisely

The Importance of Digital Vendor Management As the digital landscape grows and changes, businesses rely on an increasingly sprawling network of third, fourth, and fifth parties to render final, consumer-facing content. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust, explains why...
You’re Doing It Wrong: BCM Metrics

You’re Doing It Wrong: BCM Metrics

There are few things more important than the willingness to work hard when it comes to building a top-flight business continuity program. However, I am sorry to report that hard work is not enough. In fact, sometimes it can lead you into a ditch. How so? The answer is...
Tsunami Threat Never Ends

Tsunami Threat Never Ends

(TNS) – Officials from the city, state, Kamehameha Schools and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration unveiled a dramatic, 10-foot high banner at the steps of Honolulu Hale Wednesday to hammer home the threat that tsunamis can wreak across the islands...
Who (or What) Do You Trust?

Who (or What) Do You Trust?

From vacuums that buff your floors while you sleep to drones, self-driving cars, and video games, AI is everywhere. Do you trust it? Cutter Consortium contributors Keng Siau and Weiyu Wang recently examined the role of trust in AI, machine learning, and robotics....
Severe Weather:

Severe Weather:

The 4 extreme threats public safety personnel need to know By Glen Denny, Baron Services, Inc. 78% of disasters recorded in the United States each year are weather-related. Still, when asked what type of incidents they expect to respond to over the next year,...
TIPS FOR ENGAGING MILLENNIALS TO VOLUNTEER

TIPS FOR ENGAGING MILLENNIALS TO VOLUNTEER

April is National Volunteer month, and in time with this event State Farm® has conducted an interesting survey which reveals key insights into what motivates people to volunteer. The study found that that only 23 percent of younger millennials currently...
The Impact Of RPA On GDPR

The Impact Of RPA On GDPR

Using Content Analytics to Ensure Compliance Buzzwords like AI and machine learning tend to grab the attention of C-suite leaders, but the most exciting tool in the digital transformation toolbox is RPA, robotic process automation. Anthony Macciola defines RPA,...
Why Mass Notifications Matter

Why Mass Notifications Matter

In an emergency situation, having an effective mass notification solution does more than protect individuals and keep them safe. It also gives residents a sense of confidence. They understand where to go when they need information about local hazards. They know where...
Storage Management Software Essentials

Storage Management Software Essentials

Storage management software is a critical tool for today’s storage administrator. In fact, aside from sheer data storage capacity and the connectivity technologies, few aspects of maintaining a storage environment are more important than management software....
Is your data protected from ransomware?

Is your data protected from ransomware?

The cybersecurity landscape If you had a dollar for every report detailing the recent effects of ransomware on global businesses, you could close shop today and retire in comfort. Ransomware is a major issue threatening cybersecurity around the world. According...
How ISO standards support World Health Day

How ISO standards support World Health Day

Health for all is the theme of the World Health Organization’s World Health Day, and a new ISO committee recently formed aims to help. Health matters, and access to health services, quality care and safe medical practices and equipment is a fundamental right for...
Everbridge Acquires Unified Messaging Systems

Everbridge Acquires Unified Messaging Systems

Adds Unique Whole Country Mobile Alerting and Expands Leadership Role in International Markets BURLINGTON, Mass. – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people...
Enterprise Storage Hardware Systems Guide

Enterprise Storage Hardware Systems Guide

Enterprise storage environments continue to evolve, which means that storage hardware systems are evolving in step. Here’s a look at the storage hardware that makes a modern storage environment tick, including flash arrays, NVMe, hyperconvergence and the various...
Enterprise Data Storage Compliance Guide

Enterprise Data Storage Compliance Guide

It seems clear that enterprise data storage compliance gets more difficult every year. The regulations seem to multiply annually. Handed down by governments and regulatory agencies, the rules governing the conduct of businesses can’t help but influence...
Big Spike in Attendance for DRJ Spring 2018

Big Spike in Attendance for DRJ Spring 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. – Disaster Recovery Journal saw an unprecedented spike in attendance at DRJ Spring 2018 here last week. More than 750 attendees joined another 200 speakers, board members, and exhibitors from around the globe at Walt Disney World’s Coronado...
Learning to Talk to Your IT/DR Colleagues

Learning to Talk to Your IT/DR Colleagues

In some ways, the relationship between business continuity professionals and their colleagues from the information technology/disaster recovery team can be compared to that of a man who is drifting in a hot air balloon and asking for directions. Imagine the balloonist...
The Procrastinator’s Guide To The GDPR

The Procrastinator’s Guide To The GDPR

12 Steps to Compliance We all procrastinate. But when it comes to missing the May 25th deadline for complying with the GDPR, this is one compliance project that you need begin right away. Learn how the GDPR may impact your business and what you need to do to...
Emergency Guide to Flooding Preparedness

Emergency Guide to Flooding Preparedness

According to the latest FEMA flood map data, 40 million people in the continental U.S. are at risk for a 100-year flood event; that’s three times more than previously estimated. Additionally, the amount of property in harm’s way is twice the current...
How Hospitals Can Heal Their BCM Programs

How Hospitals Can Heal Their BCM Programs

There are around 5,500 hospitals in the U.S., and sometimes I feel like I have been to every one of them to consult with their staff about their Business Continuity Management (BCM) program. I’m exaggerating, obviously, but it is true that we at BCMMETRICS and...