Continuity

Tropical Storm Tests Business Continuity Plans

New England residents are being warned to prepare for the possibility of heavy rains and flooding this weekend as Tropical Storm Danny is forecasted to strengthen over the next couple of days.  The five-day forecast shows Danny passing near the Carolinas late Friday and New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts the day after.  The … Continued

Natural Disaster Threats, Data Protection

Natural Disaster Threats, Data Protection

Wouldn’t it be nice to know about the previous weather-related events that have taken place in your area?  This might spark another question of how susceptible the area where you and/or your business reside is to disasters such as earthquakes and intense storms.  With help from the Pacific Disaster Center, Global Data Vault created the Natural … Continued

Think Climate Change Won’t Affect You?

Think Climate Change Won’t Affect You?

Increased wildfires.  Rising sea levels.  More intense tropical storms. These are just a few predictions taken from a new ground-breaking report which describes the impacts of climate change in the U.S.  Experts from around the world developed this detailed report which explains how nine regions of the U.S. will be affected as a result of … Continued

Carbonite Data Loss – Our Analysis

The Boston Globe and other outlets reported this weekend that Carbonite lost data for 7,500 customers. Many of these customers were able to make fresh backups before they suffered any real losses. Some, however, were not. Those who were not recieved apologies and credits. All 7,500 most likely lost any prior versions (if Carbonite even keeps … Continued

Business Continuity Planning – Part 9 – Vital Emergency Supplies

Vital Emergency Supplies There is never a good time for an emergency, but your company must have much more than a basic first-aid kit in the event of an untimely disaster. In regard to supplies, it is important to let workers know just what will be stored and available in the building.  This will encourage … Continued