"What happened during the past 12 months that will reverberate in 2012 and beyond?"
"When hackers attack a company's systems and steal your personal data, what risk does that pose to you and other victims?"
While there are some folks in public safety who embrace the idea, many others are still on the fence or down-right resistant to the whole concept.
Reading this article, I was struck by how few of us actually understand what is done with data we post on the Internet. Google+ is a service I signed up for but rarely use, at least at this point. But it is only one of a range of services connected with Google. When the new policy comes out, it will behoove each of us to read it.
"2016 is looming as the year during which a gap in weather satellites could leave the nation without some of the severe storm data that’s vital to early warnings. "
Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock with the Geico gecko has likely noticed that the banking industry has been taking it on the chin for the past couple years.
"FEMA has released a new document which looks at the future role of emergency and disaster management in the US."
"With a Web-wide protest on Wednesday that includes a 24-hour shutdown of the English-language Wikipedia, the legislative battle over two Internet piracy bills has reached an extraordinary moment — a political coming of age for a relatively young and disorganized industry that has largely steered clear of lobbying and other political games in Washington."
"The wave of online protests against two Congressional bills that aim to curtail copyright violations on the Internet is gathering momentum."
"When the Obama administration announced on Saturday its opposition to major elements of two Congressional bills intended to curtail copyright violations on the Internet, the technology industry, which has been loudly fighting the proposed legislation, could declare victory."
"Researchers at I.B.M. have stored and retrieved digital 1s and 0s from an array of just 12 atoms, pushing the boundaries of the magnetic storage of information to the edge of what is possible. "
"FEMA and its partners are working on the National Preparedness Report, which tracks the progress toward achieving the National Preparedness Goal and will help inform the President’s budget for preparedness efforts."
"Rising cybersecurity threats are pushing big banks to do something that doesn't come naturally for these secrecy-steeped institutions: share information with one another."
"In it, he shared some of his research on what over 50 former high-flying companies – like Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, Rubbermaid, and Schwinn – did to become complete failures. It turns out that the senior executives at the companies all had 7 Habits in common. Finkelstein calls them the Seven Habits of Spectacularly Unsuccessful Executives."
"Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. are building up their forces to fight an emerging enemy: "social" spam."
"Fujitsu has been commissioned to develop ‘seek and destroy’ malware, reportedly designed to track and disable the sources of cyber-attacks."
"Continuity Central makes five predictions for the big issues that may impact the business continuity profession in 2012."