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DHS: Teenager's malware disrupted 911 call centers in 12 states

Emergency 911 call centers located in at least 12 different U.S. states, including Arizona, Washington and California, were recently the target of a …

Invoking your business continuity plan: six decision points

Details<p>Not all organizations that have business continuity plans in place fully understand the point at which the plan should be invoked. Here, Wayde …

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Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media'

<b>A weakness that left thousands of Virgin Media routers vulnerable to attack also affects devices by other providers, security experts suggest.</b><p>Virgin Media's Super Hub 2 was criticised for using short default passwords that could easily be cracked by attackers.<p>But experts raised concerns that older …

Telecoms

5 Steps To Regain Trust After A PR Disaster

What should Volkswagen (or any company) do when crisis hits?<p>Volkswagen was hardly the first car manufacturer to find itself at the center of a PR disaster, when CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned in a storm of controversy last week. There was Toyota’s recall of 9 million cars in 2009, Ford’s recall of …

Public Relations

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

What the Largest Evacuation in Florida's History Looks Like

More than two million people in coastal Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina are being told to flee their homes in advance of Hurricane Matthew, the …

Overwork Takes Its Toll On Mental Health Of Japanese Youth

[Source: <i>AFP, Yonhap News</i>]<p>By <i>AsiaToday</i> reporter Kim Ye-jin - It has been revealed that Japanese young people are suffering from overwork-related mental problems amid chronic worker shortages.<p>The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has started "Youth Mental Health Project" this year, …

Mental Health

Public safety codes are now free online for all

Rogue archivist Carl Malamud writes, "As a so-called rogue archivist, I'm not often the bearer of good news, so I thought folks might be cheered by 3 …

Principles for the Sound Management of Operational Risk - final document

Abstract of "Principles for the Sound Management of Operational Risk - final document", June 2011

Management

Sony sued for not preventing piracy of movie leaked in 2014 hack

The fall 2014 Sony megahack leaked a massive amount of internal documents and content, resulting in plenty of fallout. Even two years later, they company is still not off the hook. The film <i>To Write Love On Her Arms</i> was one of four movies released online in the colossal data dump, and its producers …

Oil

Fasten your seat belt – turbulence is on the rise

Severe turbulence, which recently forced the emergency landing of a transatlantic flight, is on the rise. But why and what can be done?<p>United Airlines Flight 880 was carrying more than 200 passengers from Houston, Texas, to London’s Heathrow airport two weeks ago when it was battered by turbulence …

Climate Change

Zika: Two billion at risk in Africa and Asia, study says

<b>More than two billion people could be at risk from Zika virus outbreaks in parts of Africa and Asia, according to scientists writing in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.</b><p>Populations in India, Indonesia and Nigeria are some of the most vulnerable to transmission, the researchers said.<p>They used data on …

Disease

UNESCO tsunami drill: 40,000 people being 'evacuated' along India's east coast

On Thursday, another earthquake measuring nine on the Richter scale will be simulated in the Makran Trench.<p>An earthquake measuring 9.2 on the Richter …

Tsunami exercise to test preparedness

Otago's response to a tsunami will be put to the test today when the region’s Civil Defence personnel and partner agencies take part in a national …

Airbnb activates disaster response site for Louisiana flooding

Airbnb has activated its disaster response page following the record-breaking flooding in Louisiana.<p>With at least seven people dead and some 20,000 …

BRF | Business Continuity Forum

Facebook Engineers Crash Data Centers In Real-World Stress Test

An anonymous reader writes: <i>In a report via IEEE Spectrum, Facebook's VP of Engineering Jay Parikh described the company's "Project Storm" -- regular</i> …

Risk and Resilience

World Risk Index published: ranks countries by disaster risk and resilience

Details<p>The World Risk Index has been published within the World Risk Report 2016. Calculated by the Institute of Spatial and Regional Planning at the …

Business resilience is best when risk management is connected

Earlier this year PwC and London First asked industry leaders about their views on business resilience and risk management.<p>The research, which …

Global Risks 2013 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Testing Economic and Environmental Resilience<p>Economic and environmental systems are simultaneously under stress worldwide and this is testing …

Risk-Resiliency: How To Talk About 'It'

How many risks do you take each week? If you are like most people you take a lot of risk just by being human. Driving in traffic you could get in an accident, in relationships in and outside of work you could be rejected, seen as not good enough or not loveable. You might mess up a presentation at …

Self-help

Include WhatsApp in crisis alert system

The setting up of emergency response teams to enhance Singapore's counter-terrorism strategy is an excellent initiative ("Fast-response police unit …

Supply Chain Risk Management: Vulnerability and

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