Recent North America news, articles and information

Major disaster declared for West Virginia 28 June 2016
Survey finds that US companies are struggling with remote and branch office IT disaster recovery 22 June 2016
Emergency mass notification growing as critical tool for organizations of all sizes: survey 22 June 2016
The role of business continuity professionals in the changing global threat environment 21 June 2016
Department of Homeland Security issues National Terrorism Advisory System update 16 June 2016
NATO formally recognises the importance of cyber warfare; agrees to classify cyber space as an ‘operational domain’ 16 June 2016
IBM & Ponemon Institute Study: data breach costs rising; organizations with BCM found and contained breaches more quickly 16 June 2016
COSO updates its Enterprise Risk Management – Integrated Framework: comments requested 15 June 2016
GDPR readiness not being given the priority it needs except in DACH countries 15 June 2016
Online or on-site backup? Most SMBs prefer both… 14 June 2016
BlackBerry launches improved platform for AtHoc crisis communications solution 09 June 2016
Comments requested on NIST draft Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery 09 June 2016
Organizations need to change mindset from breach prevention to breach acceptance 09 June 2016
FEMA publishes 2016 National Preparedness Report 08 June 2016
New RIMS report looks at the changing role of the risk manager 08 June 2016
US State Department publishes annual summary of global terrorism risks 03 June 2016
SolarWinds acquires LOGICnow 02 June 2016
Data security gaps are blocking or delaying business initiatives: survey 01 June 2016
NOAA predicts near-normal Atlantic hurricane season 31 May 2016
US risk professionals advised to prepare for challenges presented by new OSHA rules 27 May 2016


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