Recent Articles

March 3, 2015 11:43 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The death of two patients at the Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles has renewed focus on the “super bug” known as CRE, or Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), CRE are difficult to treat because of their resistance to antibiotics.  
February 26, 2015 11:01 am
CI Staff
There is still time to register for the 2015 Continuity Insights Management Conference at our early bird price of $1,295.  Those who sign up for CIMC 2015 by Saturday, Feb. 28, will be eligible for the discounted rate.  For more information about signing up for the conference, which will take place April 20-22 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., visit www.cimanagementconference.com/attendee-registration.
February 26, 2015 9:49 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Nadav Davidai of Control Risks and Emily Lord of RX Response will present "Including Your Supply Chain Partners in Large-Scale Exercise Simulations."  Their presentation will focus on working with multiple partners to organize exercise that align with the objectives of everyone involved.
February 24, 2015 12:11 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
In a video released Monday by Al-Qaeda backed Somali rebel group Al-Shabab, a member of the organization called on Muslims in the west to carry out attacks on shopping malls.  Although U.S. authorities said they have no credible evidence that any sort of organized attack is in the works, the video named specific targets, including the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.  
February 24, 2015 12:04 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
The Mid-Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA) hosted an open forum discussion, which focused on several key aspects of business continuity, on Thursday, Feb. 19.  The event focused on several critical business continuity topics.
February 18, 2015 3:41 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
The 2015 Continuity Insights Management Conference will feature several presentations from companies representing various industries that will focus on emerging issues.  Presenters will cover a wide range of topics that many BC pros will likely be faced with soon if they haven’t been working on them already.
February 17, 2015 11:54 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Whether data is hosted on private servers or in a public cloud, every organization faces a litany of legal liability if they are ever victims of a breach.Experienced business continuity professionals understand that recovering from a data breach is expensive and can cause massive down time. They need to work with their organization's IT/DR staff to prevent them.
February 10, 2015 11:41 am
Pete O'Dell
Cloud computing is an increasingly important IT option for organizations of all sizes.  There are many different ways of sizing, configuring and implementing cloud based solutions and new security methods are continually evolving. Like every legitimate IT option, there are trade-offs and risks associated with the deployment and continued used of a cloud architecture
February 3, 2015 11:48 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Whether presenting to clients, supervisors, team members or total strangers, it is important for business continuity professionals to be as persuasive as possible.  A good presentation can be the difference between success and failure when it comes to garnering program support and employee trust.
January 29, 2015 11:15 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Forecasts for Winter Storm Juno missed the mark in New York and New Jersey, prompting an outcry against what many believe was a major overreaction.  Some forecasters predicted Juno would drop significant.  While this prediction proved to be true in much of New England, it brought only a few inches to New York and New Jersey.
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