Recent North America news, articles and information

Insurer urges organizations to harden business continuity plans, following recent hurricanes 25 September 2017
Microsoft announces step forward for Azure resiliency and high availability 25 September 2017
Survey finds that GDPR is still confusing global organizations; and preparations are lacking 25 September 2017
Quantum computers threaten to destroy Internet security as we know it 15 September 2017
Reputation is the most important element of organizational resilience: survey 15 September 2017
Developing effective disaster recovery programs: what can we learn from Hurricanes Irma & Harvey? 15 September 2017
Iron Mountain launches Iron Cloud for enterprise data management 13 September 2017
Research identifies an important but simple way to improve the chances of avoiding hurricane damage to buildings 13 September 2017
Survey shows move towards cloud and away from data centers 13 September 2017
Various US disaster declarations made for Hurricane Irma 12 September 2017
Roundup of August’s major environmental disasters 12 September 2017
New NIST cybersecurity practice guide helps organizations recover from ransomware and other destructive events 08 September 2017
DRI International releases women in business continuity management study results 08 September 2017
Gartner publishes ‘Hype Cycle for Cloud Security in 2017’ 08 September 2017
Improving metrics in cyber resiliency 08 September 2017
Sungard Availability Services appoints new chief marketing officer 07 September 2017
The 2019 edition of NFPA 1600 is now open for public comment 07 September 2017
COSO launches enterprise risk management framework revision 07 September 2017
FEMA and Federal partners prepare for potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma 06 September 2017
NFPA 1600 changes can now be viewed 01 September 2017

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