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Wildfires Continue their Rampage across Multiple States

According to the National Interagency Fire Center, there are now 106 active wildfires burning across 14 states and encompassing nearly 1.6 million acres. Alaska tops the list with 16, closely followed by Colorado with 13; Arizona with 12; and California with nine. Unfortunately, only seven of these massive fires are now 100% contained.Among the most publicized […]

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Ensure your business not only survives but thrives when faced with disaster

Ensure your business not only survives but thrives when faced with disasterBy Patrick Dunn2017 was another year for the record books when it came to costly natural disasters.  According to the reinsurer Swiss Re, the total economic losses for last year’s hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires totaled $306 billion. This placed it third among the four […]

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Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

It is both  wildfire  and hurricane seasons in the US  and the U.S. Forest Service warns this year could be especially significant for wildfires and Hurricane Season is at best unpredictable. Cushnoc Resiliency Advisors, a  U.S.  based consulting firm specializing in business continuity and disaster recovery planning is reminding consumers and businesses owners to do their part to […]

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5 THINGS BUSINESSES CAN LEARN FROM FEMA’S 2017 AFTER-ACTION

FEMA Recently Released Their 2017 After-Action Report on Last Year’s Hurricane Season.The report evaluates their recovery operations after the historic hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Since the report is a little long (65 pages) and a little dry (so. many. acronyms.), we wanted to give you the highlights businesses need to know. It’s not very often […]

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IT Disaster Recovery Program

Ransomware is becoming the most frequent form of Cyber Phishing Attack, accounting for over USD $209 million dollars in losses in just the first three months of 2016, and growing to an alarming billion-dollar plus criminal industry by the end of last year.

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Coping with March weather madness

It may be March but it certainly doesn’t feel like it. Once again weather is making the headlines – and the forecasts make grim reading. For businesses, disruption is almost inevitable in these kinds of conditions as employees struggle to make it in to work, find offices closed when they get there, or simply choose […]

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A Dog’s View of Business Resiliency

Dogs teach us many lessons in life (cats do too … however this article favors my canine companions). They teach us patience during their puppyhood, tolerance during their adolescence, leadership during their adulthood, and appreciation during their senior years. Each of these lessons play a vital role in the success we experience in building a […]

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Resilient Infrastructure

Disasters are inevitable, but in today’s complex cloud environments, it’s no longer enough to simply prepare for the worst. In the always-on digital world, organizations cannot afford any downtime, Companies need agility. The focus of IT departments and integrators requires a paradigm shift from one of a mode of operations to a proactive one of […]

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Are Financial Services finally ready to embrace the CLOUD?

Looking to the cloud could help banks and other financial institutions improve their DR testing practices while maintaining regulatory compliance. Whether because of natural disasters, cyberattacks or simple human error, downtime can severely disrupt banking operations, and financial institutions take that threat seriously.According to a study from Peak 10, 96 percent of banks and insurance companies […]

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Information Security Strategy 101 for business owners

Disaster is only a mouse-click away.That’s an inescapable reality in the age of Internet-connected digital business. Unprincipled and criminally smart hackers are continually creating viruses that can do everything from cripple or take over computer systems to steal sensitive data, credit card information and extort cash. This spring, more companies than ever have suffered an […]

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