Here you will find tools, ideas, and resources related to risk management, business continuity,
disaster recovery, and security.
These are challenging times: I hope you will find the tools and articles here both
of interest and of practical use.
Michael Z Bell
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Small Fire, Large Outage
I tried to log on to our VoIP provider’s website today. The website wasn’t working properly. A small fire had ignited at the datacenter they used. It was quickly extinguished and the datacenter had redundant generators and backup systems. So why, more than twenty four hours later, was the website still down?
Phishing Airline Customers Made Easier
Recently I received an email from Southwest Airlines. There was a reward of $100 for completing a survey. It was a straightforward phishing attempt, but Southwest made it easier than it should have been for the criminals. Are you making it easy too?
Power Outages and Strategy 1.5
An attack at the end of last year on two electrical substations put them out of action for a number of days. 40,000 customers were without power for a number of days. Such attacks are increasing. Do you need a better plan for dealing with power cuts?