eBIA – The eBRP Way

Definition: A Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is the cornerstone of creating a BCM program. Basically, a BIA helps prioritize restoration efforts in the initial response activities following an operational disruption. A secondary objective of a BIA is identification of all operational dependencies to enable successful business restoration. … https://ebrp.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/eBIA-the-eBRP-Way-1.pdf

8 Realities In Managing Cyber Risk

Thoughts on Increasing Cyber Resiliency   Companies’ adoption of new technologies is outpacing their ability to protect against evolving cybersecurity threats. It used to be said that it’s not a question of IF an organization will be breached, but WHEN. Jim DeLoach suggests that companies either know they’ve been breached or they’ve been breached and… Continue reading 8 Realities In Managing Cyber Risk

EMS Communications: A ‘Life or Death’ Decision

(TNS) — Mark Williams, head dispatcher for Union County, Iowa, is partnering with Emergency Management Director Jo Anne Duckworth to upgrade the county’s emergency communication system. With the current communication system, which was implemented more than 10 years ago, there are many points of failure. “It’s needed because we can’t reliably page all of our… Continue reading EMS Communications: A ‘Life or Death’ Decision

Building security into legacy infrastructure to bring IoT benefits

Adding an IoT layer to legacy infrastructure can bring advantages to businesses, but security is a major consideration. James Sinton explains how edge computing can assist businesses move forward in this area without being hampered by security risks.   The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating opportunities for businesses across every industry. However, the big… Continue reading Building security into legacy infrastructure to bring IoT benefits

Ahead of National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross Urges Preparedness

The American Red Cross is urging Americans to celebrate National Preparedness Month (September) by getting their households ready for an emergency. The Red Cross says it’s critical to prepare ahead of time and not wait for a disaster to occur. Fall is the time of year where a multitude of disasters — hurricanes, floods, wildfires… Continue reading Ahead of National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross Urges Preparedness

Built It… But They Didn’t Come – Mental Health Support and Presumptions after an Active Assailant or Hostile Event

Mental Health Support and Crisis Intervention for victims, survivors and families after an active assailant or hostile event looks different than a natural disaster response, because it is different. Your company, agency, community or region is the victim of a horrific incident. Emotional trauma is high with strong and broad impact. Vicarious trauma follows with constant… Continue reading Built It… But They Didn’t Come – Mental Health Support and Presumptions after an Active Assailant or Hostile Event

Veeam Intelligent Data Management Combines with Cisco HyperFlex to Deliver New High Availability Solution

Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform on Cisco HyperFlex provides seamless enterprise scalability, ease of use and multi-cloud support   BAAR, Switzerland – Veeam® Software, the leader in Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise™, today announced that it has expanded its collaboration with Cisco to deliver Veeam Availability on Cisco HyperFlex™ – a new, highly resilient data management platform… Continue reading Veeam Intelligent Data Management Combines with Cisco HyperFlex to Deliver New High Availability Solution

Cloudtenna Delivers Enterprise Search Industry’s First Desktop Integration into Microsoft Cortana and Apple Spotlight

Query search using company’s Global File Search solution returns results from across disparate repositories and apps in addition to local machine data SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Software startup Cloudtenna today introduced a Global File Search (GFS) solution that, for the first time, provides native desktop integration into Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant and Apple’s Spotlight search feature. … Continue reading Cloudtenna Delivers Enterprise Search Industry’s First Desktop Integration into Microsoft Cortana and Apple Spotlight

Breaking the legacy virtualization cycle: How Red Hat and our partners are transforming IT through open source

Across nearly every industry, organizations of all shapes and sizes are embracing digital transformation in an effort to modernize their IT departments. They want to deliver better, faster and more dynamic services to customers — and they’re starting from their infrastructure, up. But for companies locked into legacy technologies, transformation isn’t always an option. Organizations with proprietary… Continue reading Breaking the legacy virtualization cycle: How Red Hat and our partners are transforming IT through open source

Risk Managers: Impact Lies In Reduced Executive Effort

The Key to Increasing Decision-Making Influence In this complex risk environment where senior executives are expected to make fast decisions, they need the most actionable information in a timely manner. However, most leadership teams feel the risk information they receive isn’t actionable from a business strategy or operations perspective. In this article, Gartner’s Matt Shinkman… Continue reading Risk Managers: Impact Lies In Reduced Executive Effort