Data Center Exposure and Recovery in New York City

Data Center Exposure and Recovery in New York City

Hurricane Sandy provided a fascinating opportunity to study the both the level of disaster planning and the resilience of New York City data centers. This article will examine a) what actually happened, b) what was the risk, and c) what are the lessons learned. What Actually Happened? Simply put, data centers in New York were … Continued

How Do You Define and Manage Access Controls?

Access control permits or denies a user access to information, systems or resources. It allows an organization to effectively manage, track and audit disclosure of information. What are the primary objectives of access controls? Access control maintains and safeguards confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, systems and resources:

Business Pandemic Plan – Are You Prepared?

On June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the worldwide pandemic alert level to Phase 6 due to the spread of the H1N1 virus.  The virus, also known as Swine Flu, has rapidly established itself and will continue to persist in the coming months as the virus continues to move through susceptible populations. … Continued

Business Continuity Planning : Supporting Staff, Post Disaster

When disaster strikes, not only can it impact the workplace, but what occurs outside of the office as well.  Encouraging employees to prepare for emergency situations can help individuals and families greatly reduce the impact a disaster might have on their lives.