Tag: Risk Management

The quest for cyber-trust

How can International Standards help mitigate cyber risks? And is it really the case that the only answer is even more sophisticated technology?

Lighters just got safer, thanks to revised ISO 9994 standards

To help reduce the risks of open flame, ISO standards exist for both regular pocket lighters and the utility types that have a longer reach. In both cases, the focus is on user safety.

What has changed in the wake of GDPR?

Quentin Hunt, barrister-at-law, examines the legal implications of GDPR after the first six months

How an Explosion Turned New York’s Night Sky an Electric Blue

A transformer explosion in Queens sent an eerie blue light flooding the nighttime sky over New York City Thursday night, startling residents.

Fire safety tips for the Christmas holiday season

The Office of the Fire Commissioner and Emergency Management B.C. have provided a list of life-saving precautions over the holiday season to prevent fires.

Check out our review of 2018 in 10 Resilient Posts

Catch up with 2018 top 10 most popular publications before the end of the year.

A piece of vulcanised rubber may not stop an active shooter, but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea!

This is a response to "What the puck? Can a piece of vulcanised rubber stop an active shooter?" published by Phil Gurski on The Resilience Post on 06 December 2018.

What the puck? Can a piece of vulcanised rubber stop an active shooter?

Is a hockey puck REALLY an effective weapon against a guy with a gun?

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

New Caledonia has ordered the evacuation of coastal areas following a tsunami warning after a powerful undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck off the east coast of the French territory.

Improving farm safety: standards for agricultural machinery just updated

The series of standards ISO 25119 is widely used by the agricultural industry and its suppliers and has recently been updated.

6 scary news for Halloween

For Halloween, see these 6 popular articles that might scare you!

How to ‘fix’ standard deviations

How standard deviations may be ‘adjusted’ to take into account an interesting aspect of data, namely complexity.

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