Ebola Virus – Major Issues Coming to Light on Containment

Source: CDC Ebola Virus While I took some downtime for my birthday major things were going on in the world that I missed. One of these events surrounds some major developments regarding the containment of Ebloa or the lack there of. Though current reports still suggest that the current Ebola Virus is not airborne, it […]

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Ebola Virus – Why Has It Spread So Far, So Fast?

Source: CDC – Ebola Virus The Ebola outbreak in the West African Countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone has so far caused Suspected Case Deaths: 961, with Suspected and Confirmed Case Count: 1779 as of this writing. The spread of the virus has grown “out of control” and this state will likely remain […]

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Where are the Safest States to Live In 2014?

According to the study, Massachusetts is the safest State to live and New Hampshire comes in at number two. Overall the entire North-East of the United States is pretty safe overall based on this study. The study used the following safety factors to determine the relative overall safety of each state. Financial Safety of the […]

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Risk Assessment or Business Impact Analysis, Which Comes First?

This is a topic of great debate, and is the chicken or the egg question for contingency planners everywhere. Recently, I was asked to share an infographic that placed the Business Impact Analysis before the Risk Assessment.  While there is nothing wrong with the graphic, and you can see it, Disaster Recovery infographic by Singlehop […]

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FREE App – The Cost of Downtime Calculator

Cost of Downtime Calculator It is often difficult to know the true economic impacts to a business from disruptions. Be it a large scale regional disaster. Or a small outage that can occur from applications errors, server downtime, or even a power outage. Now, I have developed the ultimate Cost of Downtime Calculator. You can […]

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