ISO: The new dawn of disease control

In our evermore complex, interconnected world, with health systems undergoing new challenges and stresses, risk management in the healthcare industry has never been more important. Three ISO standards play a significant role in matching clinical quality with patient safety and best practice, helping not only to deal with risks but also to prevent them in the… Continue reading ISO: The new dawn of disease control

California Utilities Plan for the Dry, Hot Fire ‘Season’

(TNS) — With temperatures soaring and strong winds blowing through forests across Northern California over the weekend, rural areas in the Sierra Nevada foothills plunged into darkness after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. shut off high-voltage transmission lines to avoid sparking wildfires. The first formal deployment of its new Public Safety and Power Shutoff rules… Continue reading California Utilities Plan for the Dry, Hot Fire ‘Season’

Police and Fire Chiefs Demand New Radio System After Parkland Failures

(TNS) — Police and fire chiefs in Broward County are recommending the county give up control of its emergency radio communications system because they don’t think it’s capable of fixing the broken system that impeded the response to the Parkland school shooting. Associations of fire and police chiefs took votes, which are not binding, to shift… Continue reading Police and Fire Chiefs Demand New Radio System After Parkland Failures

Cyber Talent Gap? Don’t Think Like Tinder!

If your company truly is a great place to work, make sure your help-wanted ads steer clear of these common job-listing cliches.    If you’ve ever bought a house or participated in online dating, you may be familiar with the creative ways people euphemistically stretch the truth, or how they’ll bore you to tears with dry lists of… Continue reading Cyber Talent Gap? Don’t Think Like Tinder!

Survivors of Hurricane Michael in the Panhandle Fear Fires, Floods

(TNS) — When Rodney Andreasen first emerged from the wreckage of Hurricane Michael last October, the Jackson County emergency management director realized nearly everything he knew was gone. The log cabin home he had intended to retire to was lost. The roads in his inland, rural county were choked with fallen trees. The roofing from… Continue reading Survivors of Hurricane Michael in the Panhandle Fear Fires, Floods

Agility Recovery: Severe Summer Weather Threats

The summer season doesn’t always promise nonchalant days filled with sunny afternoons and fun outdoor festivities. It’s easy to forget about triple-digit temperatures, whipping thunderstorms, and wildfires. During summer months, Mother Nature can surprise your critical business systems with unleashing myriads of threats between the end of the school year and Labor Day.  As the hurricane season is… Continue reading Agility Recovery: Severe Summer Weather Threats

BC’s Big Four: The Most Disruptive Problems in Business Continuity

In business continuity, there is a gap between perception and reality in terms of what kinds of problems cause most of the disruptions. In today’s post, we’ll look at BC’s Big Four: the four actual, real-life problems that happen most often and cause most of the disruptions to companies’ operations. Related on BCMMETRICS: Shark Attacks vs.… Continue reading BC’s Big Four: The Most Disruptive Problems in Business Continuity

CISOs & CIOs: Better Together

An overview of three common organizational structures illustrates how NOT to pit chief security and IT execs against each other.   For certain critical IT deliverables, CIOs and CISOs embody the inherent tension between cybersecurity and operational requirements. Where the CIO is charged with delivering efficient IT infrastructure at low cost, the CISO is charged… Continue reading CISOs & CIOs: Better Together

Ex-School Deputy Arrested for Neglect of Duty in Parkland Shooting

(TNS) — When every second counted, school resource officer Scot Peterson, who was the closest person to the gunman during the Parkland school shooting and likely the only one who could have intervened, took cover instead of action and for that he has been arrested on 11 criminal charges. Peterson on Tuesday was arrested on… Continue reading Ex-School Deputy Arrested for Neglect of Duty in Parkland Shooting