Five Ways Businesses Can Prepare for Extreme Weather Events

Along the East Coast of the U.S., residents are grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Typhoon Mangkut has caused similar damage in Hong Kong, mainland China, and the Philippines, forcing millions to evacuate across the region. According to initial reports, Florence knocked out electricity to more than 1 million businesses and homes, prompted more […]

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IBM Responds to Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas last Thursday, and already has claimed at least 18 lives, left more than one million people without power, and caused record-breaking floods. Though now downgraded to a tropical storm, Florence’s progress has slowed – which means it continues to saturate already-flooded areas with even more rain. IBM and […]

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Where Cyber Resiliency Can Make an Impact in 2018

Over the last year, frequent cyberattacks, data breaches, and other IT disruptions have garnered significant media attention and raised a new level of awareness among business leaders, IT professionals, and the general public. While that heightened awareness is a positive development, the mandate to secure and protect data is a growing business concern. Therefore, it […]

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Building Cyber Resilience in an Era of Constant Threats

We find ourselves in urgent times in the area of security and resiliency. The continual barrage of ever-evolving, more sophisticated cyber-attacks, like the extensive WannaCrypt ransomware attack that has affected people in more than 150 countries, is the reality of the connected world. It is this state of disruption that ushers in this year’s Business […]

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Resiliency Communications in the Cloud: The Forecast Looks Bright

Extreme weather events now represent the second most likely risk factor facing businesses today. In 2016 alone, weather-related problems inflicted $53.5 billion in economic damage on U.S. communities. Such impact is driving improvements across disaster recovery and crisis management communications processes in the enterprise. And as more organizations begin their data center transformations, moving some […]

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