Content related to ‘disaster recovery’

November Is Critical Infrastructure Security And Resilience Month

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Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to national security and economic growth, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

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HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.

CEOs To Promote Resilient Planning And Building Materials

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In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience.

The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1

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With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their businesses—now.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—Strike

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Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster recovery/business continuity.