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Extreme Summer Disasters

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: Extreme Summer. They are not slowing down’: The rise of billion-dollar disasters. One battered N.C. community illustrates how summer, fueled in part by climate change, is proving an especially perilous and costly season

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First Yellowstone and Now Death Valley

Disaster Zone

Our national parks are not immune to disasters

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Understanding the Wildfire Threat to Homes

Disaster Zone

It is fire season and you need this information

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New Study Shows How Fast a Tsunami Could Flood an Inland City

DRI Drive

Earthquakes and resulting tsunami events have long been a worry for the U.S. west coast – but while the main area of concern has been for coastal communities, a new study shows how quickly it could overwhelm a major inland city like Seattle.

“Flood shots” and other dangerous myths

DisasterDoc

I just read that a flood affected US health department “staged a mobile clinic Tuesday with an emphasis on tetanus and hepatitis A shots” (despite a total lack of real. The post “Flood shots” and other dangerous myths appeared first on DisasterDoc. Disaster Facts

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Overcoming the Challenges of Contact Center Data

Pure Storage

The evolution of call centers into omnichannel contact centers has been nothing short of sweeping.

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CISA: Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar

Disaster Zone

Someone please send this to Texas

Are You Part of the Corporate Strategy Planning?

DRI Drive

As risk and resilience planning begins to impact the cyber and environmental aspects of corporate strategy, a new survey sees more risk professionals are getting a seat at the table. The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has published its bi-annual Risk Manager Survey.

'The Future Could Be Brilliant': RAND's CEO Is an 'Apocaloptimist'

The Rand Blog

Jason Matheny, RAND's new president and CEO, explains why he's cautiously optimistic about the future of humanity, the importance of public service, and RAND's role in shaping policy solutions

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Helping Achieve Sustainable IT in the Retail Industry

Pure Storage

Everywhere you look in the retail industry, the business landscape is changing. Omnichannel marketing is revolutionizing how retailers reach customers. Behind the scenes, analytics and artificial intelligence are busy crunching the vast new waves of data being generated.

Automated and Remote Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

National Fire Protection Association

Remote inspections and automated testing were trends that were gaining momentum in codes and standards and field application for several years.

What is remote computer access?

Acronis

Remote computer access lets you use a computer or network that is outside of your physical presence. Cybersecurity Innovations and technologies

After the al-Zawahiri Strike, the U.S. May Lack Capabilities in Afghanistan

The Rand Blog

The U.S. drone strike that killed Al Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan took out one of the last remaining key figures behind the 9/11 terror attacks. But it also highlighted how little the United States got out of its 2020 bargain with the Taliban, and raised questions about the U.S.

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Formula One Simulators and Data

Pure Storage

Before the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix, Sky Sports reporter Rachel Brookes asked Fernando Alonso, who was starting at P2 on the grid, “I know you’ve joked about passing Max into turn 1. Is that a realistic possibility, do you think? Podium today?”. “It

How to Make Your Products Easily Recyclable

Constellation

Your small business can design for recycling and contribute to a greener community. Learning how to make recycling easy for your customers is something that will pay dividends to your reputation and bottom line–in addition to improving the environment.

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Two Americorps Positions: Washington State

Disaster Zone

King County (Seattle area) has two openings

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Best Practices for Data Loss Protection (DLP)

Acronis

Businesses can use data loss prevention (DLP) best practices to secure information across their operations and comply with data security requirements. Backup and recovery Endpoint protection

How Policies That Punish Pregnant Women Backfire

The Rand Blog

There is overwhelming evidence and consensus from the medical and public health communities that supportive approaches are what help pregnant women with substance use disorders. Unfortunately, the overturning of Roe v.

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containerd vs. Docker: What’s the Difference?

Pure Storage

containerd (official brand name is written in lowercase) is the container runtime of Docker, an open source containerization platform. Container runtimes are software components that can run containers on a host operating system. .

Hurricane Season: Tips for Your Severe Weather Response Strategies

Castellan

We’re more than a month into the 2022 hurricane season and if forecasts are correct, those who live in hurricane-potential areas should prepare for an above-normal season.

FEMA Won’t Pay for Heat Disasters — for Now

Disaster Zone

There will be funding in the future, trust me

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DaaS or VDI: Which is best for your organization?

Citrix

Organizations everywhere are trying to decide between desktops as a service (DaaS) and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). There’s a lot to consider, and Citrix gives you flexible options to let you take advantage of the strengths of both.

Recession or Not? For Security Industry, the Real Question Is Still the Supply Chain

Security Industry Association

During this time of Schrodinger’s Recession – with the U.S. economy simultaneously in a recession and not in one – the resilience of the security industry during downturns is being tested. The economy contracted at an annualized rate of 0.9% during the second quarter, following 1.6%

Do you manage large warehouse facilities, or design, inspect or insure them? Help us define the elevated walkways in storage warehouses to quantify their impact on sprinkler protection by participating in this questionnaire

National Fire Protection Association

Solid and open metal grate walkways are often installed in aisles as part of rack storage in large warehouse facilities. Further, open metal grates are also used as mezzanine levels above storage.

Auto Backup - All you need to know

Acronis

Automatic backup is a data backup model that enables users to back up their data with little to no manual intervention. Backup and recovery

Webinars: Satellite Remote Sensing for Measuring Heat Vulnerability

Disaster Zone

NASA-supplied heat maps

Why should you evolve your multi-factor authentication to adaptive authentication?

Citrix

As organizations embrace digital transformation , the need to protect data and control who accesses it increases. Distributed workforces and online users compound the challenge since they often need remote access to critical apps and data.

Security Industry Association Applauds Passage of Chips Bill

Security Industry Association

Provisions Support Security Supply Chain, U.S. Competitiveness. On July 27, the Chips and Science Act of 2022 cleared its final hurdle with passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Check our our new “Shield your Business from CHAOS” Podcast!

Kings Bridge BCP

HAVE YOU HEARD? We’ve launched a new project where we’re sharing some of our vast knowledge & experience in video & podcast format. Our 15-25 min. episodes come out every 2 weeks and they cover a variety of topics all about Business Continuity. Did you think we’d surprise you with a cooking channel?). Here’s what’s been posted so far: S1E1 – Hybrid Workforce. Business Continuity Planning (BCP) can be complete or it can be simple.

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Best Practices for Personal Data Protection

Acronis

Personally identifiable information (PII), or just “personal information” can be any piece of information enabling the identification of an individual — either through independent use, or by combining it with other elements of data. Backup and recovery

Donate Money, Not Stuff, to Disaster Victims in Kentucky

Disaster Zone

Up to 60 percent of goods donated during times of disaster go to waste

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