Rockaway Care Center in Queens was badly flooded from the storm, and the 190 patients have been moved to the 240-bed Bishop Hucles. According to the The Associated Press, space is crowded and as a result, security has fallen below standards.
Nearly one dozen coastal communities in New Jersey – still attempting to rebuild after Sandy – reported tidal flooding. According to The Star Ledger, up to five inches of rain was reported in some areas.
Though the storm hit U.S. shores roughly eight weeks ago, the effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt today. A telecommunications giant may provide one of the best examples yet of how a strong business continuity plan can pay dividends in the event of a major storm.
According to a press release from Quorum, a leading provider of one-click backup, cloud disaster recovery should be a top concern for organizations in 2013.
The holiday season is already a hectic time for most businesses, but companies in the Midwest have had matters complicated further by a series of major storms that have raged for the better part of this week.
A comprehensive business continuity plan must include details on severe weather, and how a company plans to keep daily operations running smoothly through many situations.
As employees might need to travel to work, it’s important for companies to have an up-to-date business continuity plan that accounts for the possibility of adverse weather.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company fell victim to an online attack on October 3, according to reports. An estimated 1.1 million individuals, including non-customers who had sought insurance quotations, could be at risk.
In order for companies to have quick business resumption after an emergency – either natural disaster or otherwise – it’s crucial to conduct a comprehensive risk analysis.
When conducting a business impact analysis, it’s crucial for company leaders to account for BYOD, ensuring that all employees understand the risks and that proper security measures are in place.