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Catastrophes and Information Security Risk

– The world has certainly experienced its share of natural catastrophes over the past few months—major hurricanes, extensive flooding, powerful earthquakes, record-breaking wildfires—as well as manmade tragedies—mass shootings, vehicles driven into crowds, refugees escaping from warring…

Long-Term Impact of Catastrophic Events

– “Out of sight, out of mind.” So it is with many aspects of life. We forget sometimes that recovery from major catastrophes can take a very long time. It shouldn’t be surprising, therefore, to learn that the aftermath of the March 11, 2011 tsunami that hit northern Japan continues to affect…

Supply Chains at Risk

– As I am writing this, a devastated Japanese nation is still struggling to recoup from the triple-whammy of earthquake, tsunami, and potential nuclear power plant meltdown. We need to wait until we know more of the facts before examining whether contingency planning was as good as it might have…