Comprehensive business continuity planning should account for natural disasters and other outside forces. Companies cannot control everything that might impact their daily operations and it’s crucial for employees to be well-prepared.
Cyber attacks can happen to companies of all sizes, so creating a comprehensive disaster recovery plan is essential for an organization to stay successful.
The three-day meeting started on Monday and the 22-member committee of the National Academy of Sciences conducted hearings from experts who led Japanese investigations, as well as regulators and officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company
The Air Force – along with other military branches – is creating tabletop exercises for its soldiers. Computer experts are being trained in simulations that include situations from email hackings to overriding a runaway trained filled with harmful chemicals.
According to reports, during Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade, some of the shredded papers thrown as confetti turned out to be filled with the names, Social Security numbers of New York police officers.
Even after a storm has passed, sometimes extra steps need to be taken to ensure that daily operations can begin running to their full extent.
At the end of October, the South Carolina Department of Revenue reported that it suffered a massive data breach, exposing millions of individuals’ personal information and data from 650,000 businesses.
While many businesses experienced strong profits, the prices for steak and other products have risen, as farmers are spending more money on properly feeding their livestock.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently experienced a security breach when an employee’s laptop was reported stolen. Up to 10,000 employees could be affected.
Dispatchers were unable to send flight information to about half of United’s mainland flights. According to The Associated Press, the outage lasted for about two hours and was resolved by 10 a.m.