FEMA drafts new flood zones in Boston

FEMA recently drafted new flood zones for the Boston area.

FEMA is working on updating flood maps all over the United States, the agency recently assessed Boston’s maps.

Villages in Alaska left without water, sewage after string of storms

Back-to-back storms in western Alaska have impacted more than 1,000 residents who are waiting to receive state assistance.

Residents in western Alaska are running out of resources because a string of winter storms knocked out electricity and freshwater. 

Payment card industry updates security measures

Stolen credit card information can make a person extremely vulnerable.

Credit cards are becoming a common form of payment and the Payment Card Industry released new requirements to increase security measures. 

Practice’s unencrypted computer causes a data breach

Hospitals may want to consider disaster recovery efforts to mitigate backlash after a data breach occurs.

Data breaches are becoming more common, but it is a major concern in the health care industry. 

How businesses can recover from obstacles, change

Implementing a business continuity plan is a great first step toward decreasing risk.

Companies that are working on recovering from a natural disaster or data breach have a long way to go, but business continuity consultants can create a more effective strategy.

Philippines’ continuity of operations plan tested with typhoon

Haiyan caused plenty of havoc to the Philippines last Friday.

Typhoon Haiyan heavily impacted the lives of many Filipino residents, as many as 10,000 people are estimated to have died from the storm’s impact last Friday.

Supply chain businesses have yet to implement cyber security measures

Supply chain managers may want to consider increasing their cyber security efforts.

Supply chain management teams may want to reconsider their stance on increasing cyber security measures.

Salt Lake City County hosts comprehensive tabletop exercise

Responders in Salt Lake City went through an extensive tabletop exercise.

More than 900 responders participated in Utah’s largest mass shooting tabletop exercise in October. 

Arizona dust storm caused 19-vehicle car accident

Dust can make driving difficult, it is important to know the steps to take to prevent a future car accident.

Residents may know about the dangers associated with traveling along Interstate 10 during a dust storm, but measures can be taken to benefit other individuals as well.