Tag: Interruption

Business Continuity planning best practices from ‘Jurassic World’

Here are the best business continuity planning practices taken from the movie "Jurassic World."

How Business Continuity goes to the movies

Vendors like to go to the movies, meaning they like to see their products and logos in Hollywood productions, and are usually prepared to pay for the privilege.

Business Recovery

Why Business Continuity is a concept which is generally overlooked by airlines management.

It could be as simple as this…

You were having a quiet day at work when a slip with an excavator cuts through your mains connection, breaks through a supply pipe or causes a gas leak...

GitHub survived the biggest DDoS attack ever recorded

A 1.3 Tbs DDoS hit GitHub, the largest yet recorded

Working from Home: Business Matters

How many big business decisions, are made, wearing slippers (or not)? Working from home is a positive capability in more ways than one! A text by Paul Kudray.

Was Atlantic winter storm 2018’s first cat event?

Winter storm losses include power outages, business interruption, spoiled food and damaged goods.

New ISO standard on video fire detectors will help save lives

Early detection of fire and smoke are essential to save lives, property and the environment. Modern technology such as video fire detectors, especially in some high-risk places like tunnels, oil and gas environments, public buildings or storage areas, enable a fast response to a potential fire. A new ISO technical specification on video fire detectors ...

Four tips for Business Continuity in a disaster-prone world

Disaster strikes when you least expect it, and it’s increasingly been shown that organizations can no longer afford to believe that such emergencies won’t happen to them. Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) planning has become a major priority for companies, but a number of them are still lacking the strategy necessary to ensure that ...

Major environmental disasters: May 2017

Impact Forecasting has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during May 2017. Several low pressure systems that brought heavy rainfall to portions of Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes last month caused “hundreds of millions” in U.S. dollars and ...

2017 Hawaii hurricane season to be more active than normal, but not extreme

The 2017 Central Pacific hurricane season, which includes interests in Hawaii, is likely to be active but not nearly as busy as 2015. The Central Pacific basin is the area bounded by 140 and 180 degrees west longitude and includes the islands and waters surrounding Hawaii. "The combination of warm water and a typical amount ...

Delays & cancellations continue at British Airways after a long weekend of disruption

British Airways is working to restore its computer systems after a power failure caused major disruption for thousands of passengers worldwide. The airline is "closer to full operational capacity" after an IT power cut resulted in mass flight cancellations at Heathrow and Gatwick. Thousands of passengers remain displaced, with large numbers sleeping overnight in terminals. ...