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FEMA and HUD Partner to Boost State Housing Recovery and Resilience

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: FEMA and HUD Partner to Boost State Housing Recovery and Resilience. “Yesterday, FEMA in partnership with the U.S. Department of Urban Housing and Development (HUD), published the Pre-Disaster Housing Planning Initiative Report to promote collaborative approaches to disaster housing recovery challenges and to bolster state planning for housing recovery before disasters occur.

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At the NATO Summit, Containment Plus for Russia

The Rand Blog

At this week's summit, NATO celebrates 75 years of the most effective defensive alliance in modern history. The summit will have a complex Russian agenda. The alliance is challenged to come up with new approaches to deal with Moscow's rogue behavior and an international order that is becoming more complex and less stable.

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Collaborative Partner Spotlight: Late Summer and Early Fall Events

DRI Drive

As the leading nonprofit helping organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters, DRI relies on groups that promote greater resiliency. We encourage our Certified Professionals to support these valuable partners. Continuity Professionals of Ohio – CPO’s online Fireside Chats are held on the third Wednesday of each month, while its 2024 Summit will be held Sept. 26. […] The post Collaborative Partner Spotlight: Late Summer and Early Fall Events appeared first on DRI Dr

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Disaster Fatigue

Recovery Diva

From CNN: Opinion: Our disaster responders are exhausted. This puts Americans at risk The author, Peter Gaynor, is a former FEMA Administrator.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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New Enhancements to VMware Integration for High Availability and Data Protection

Pure Storage

New Enhancements to VMware Integration for High Availability and Data Protection by Pure Storage Blog Today, we are happy to announce new capabilities in collaboration with VMware (acquired by Broadcom) that provide high availability and robust data protection—natively integrated into VMware vSphere. IT infrastructure teams need the highest levels of availability to support mission-critical workloads.

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Acronis Advanced Security + EDR wins SE Labs Enterprise Advanced Security Award

Acronis

SE Labs, an AMTSO member and independent, UK-based testing laboratory evaluated Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud with Acronis Advanced Security + EDR. The solution garnered a 100% Detection Accuracy Rating against every element of the attacks, from initial delivery to subsequent malicious activities.

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Security LeadHER Concludes an Engaging, Enriching and Connecting Second Annual Conference

Security Industry Association

The 2024 event, hosted by the Security Industry Association and ASIS International and designed to advance, connect and empower women in security, gathered 400 “LeadHERs” in Phoenix June 24-25. ALEXANDRIA, Va./SILVER SPRING, Md. – ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have closed out a successful second annual Security LeadHER conference , a unique event dedicated to advancing, connecting and empowering women in the security profession.

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Smart Landscaping Tips for Small Business Energy Efficiency

Constellation

More and more small businesses are upgrading their properties with smart, energy-efficient landscaping. Sustainability and energy efficiency have become important considerations when it comes to creating and maintaining outdoor spaces at a business. The post Smart Landscaping Tips for Small Business Energy Efficiency appeared first on Constellation Residential and Small Business Blog.

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NATO Summit in Washington: RAND Experts Weigh In

The Rand Blog

What will define the next 75 years of the NATO? We asked 30 RAND researchers about the major challenges facing the alliance today—and what opportunities NATO could seize to help secure its future. Here's what they said.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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DXC Technology: Turning Ideas into Real Business Impact

Pure Storage

DXC Technology: Turning Ideas into Real Business Impact by Blog Home Summary When this leading technology services provider needed a robust disaster recovery (DR) solution for its Managed Container Services platform, DXC Technology chose Portworx by Pure Storage. With IT evolving quickly, organizations need innovative solutions to ensure business continuity and data integrity.

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LAN Infotech Honored at 2024 Fastest-Growing Companies Awards

LAN Infotech

We are thrilled to announce our recognition at the 2024 Fastest-Growing Companies Awards by the South Florida Business Journal. This honor reflects our dedication, innovation, and relentless pursuit of excellence in IT services. We are proud to be among such esteemed companies. About the Awards The Fastest-Growing Companies Awards celebrate outstanding business growth, recognizing financial success, strategic vision, and resilient leadership.

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Climate Change is Risk to National Critical Functions

Recovery Diva

This recent report from RAND puts the spotlight on massive recovery efforts underway in TX and adjacent states and the special problems they are encountering. See Climate Change Risk to National Critical Functions.

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IntelligentSIA: The Top 12 Benefits, Events and Opportunities for SIA Members in July 2024

Security Industry Association

Hey SIA members! Here are the top things you need to know about our latest activities and resources, upcoming events and opportunities and more. Welcome, New Members! The Security Industry Association (SIA) would like to welcome its newest members: Beyond a Resume , ColorID , KPMG, Metro One and Warner Music Group. Thanks for your membership, and we look forward to working with you!

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Russia's Speedy Military Rebuild Doesn't Tell the Whole Story

The Rand Blog

As the fighting in Ukraine grinds on, Western policymakers and military officials are thinking ahead to the next war. Given how fast Russia is reconstituting its military, they are asking, when might it be able militarily to launch another large-scale offensive operation?

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Highlights from PagerDuty on Tour by Rachel Schmitz

PagerDuty

The digital landscape is evolving at a breathtaking pace. PagerDuty and our customers are at the forefront of this transformation, continually redefining operational excellence in the era of AI and automation. We launched PagerDuty on Tour in May to showcase our solutions and help attendees expand their skills and hear real-world stories on using incident management, AI and automation to unlock efficiency, accelerate productivity, and mitigate risk.

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Graph Database vs. Relational Database: Differences and Use Cases

Pure Storage

Graph Database vs. Relational Database: Differences and Use Cases by Blog Home Summary Graph databases store data as a network of entities, while relational databases store structured data in columns and rows. Graph databases and relational databases store important business data, but they differ in the way that they store the data. Relational databases store data in columns and rows, similar to a spreadsheet.

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Ongoing Concerns re Texas Recovery

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: Texas Residents Advised to Take Precautions Amid Hurricane Beryl Recovery. “Residents of Texas are urged by FEMA to take necessary precautions as they assess damage and begin the cleanup process following the aftermath of Hurricane Beryl. With millions of people still without power, the dangers of extreme heat are a significant concern.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Volunteers Wanted: Help SIA Develop New Guidance on Cannabis Security

Security Industry Association

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is announcing, on behalf of the SIA Video and Vision Subcommittee , our development of comprehensive guidance on surveillance video retention specifically for the cannabis industry. Increasingly, the cannabis industry faces unique security and regulatory challenges, and effective surveillance is crucial for compliance and safety.

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No More Sanctuary: NATO Must Prepare for War at Home

The Rand Blog

As NATO leaders have acknowledged in recent summits and its revised Strategic Concept, the alliance now faces direct and pressing threats. Yet too many nations still lack robust plans, legislative powers, or capabilities for tackling preparedness challenges and securing their homelands.

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Why Your Team Needs an Automation Center of Excellence by Joseph Mandros

PagerDuty

Read the full ebook, The Value of Implementing an Automation Center of Excellence, here. __ Automation has been a proven change-maker for business operations for decades. In this era of technology and innovation, its use is geared towards streamlining repetitive tasks, boosting developer productivity, and reducing operational costs. With a successful implementation, organizations can reallocate human resources to strategic projects and high-value work, fostering innovation and enhancing market

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of July 12; Updates from Cohesity, Storj, VAST Data & More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable storage and data protection news for the week of July 12, 2024. Keeping tabs on all the most relevant storage and data protection news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy

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Brain Fog HQ: Memory Enhancement Techniques for Professional Development

Speaker: Chester Santos – Author, International Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Corporate Trainer, Memory Expert, U.S. Memory Champion

In October, scientists discovered that 75% of patients who experienced brain fog had a lower quality of life at work than those who did not. At best, brain fog makes you slower and less efficient. At worst, your performance and cognitive functions are impaired, resulting in memory, management, and task completion problems. In this entertaining and interactive presentation, Chester Santos, "The International Man of Memory," will assist you in developing life-changing skills that will greatly enha

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FEMA’s Relief Plan for Tropical Storm Beryl

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From SanageloLive: FEMA Issues Relief Plan for Tropical Storm Beryl “Prior to the hurricane’s landfall, FEMA stockpiled commodities and critical supplies, including 500,000 meals and 800,000 liters of water, that are ready to distribute at the state’s request. FEMA also has 60 generators on-site to provide power to critical infrastructure, if needed.

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Security Industry Association Opens Applications for Four 2024 SIA Scholarship Programs

Security Industry Association

SIA invites security industry professionals and students to apply for four key scholarship opportunities: the Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship, the James Rothstein Business Scholarship, the Paul Ahern Scholarship and the SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for four key SIA scholarship programs: the Denis R.

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Maximizing Business Value and Driving Performance with NexusTek

NexusTek

READ TIME: 4 MIN July 11, 2024 Maximizing Business Value and Driving Performance with NexusTek At the end of the day, businesses are focused on maximizing business value and driving performance. Businesses can achieve their goals in many ways, but the key to sustained success lies in leveraging IT to deliver measurable outcomes such as driving revenue, reducing costs, and enhancing operational efficiency.

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PagerDuty Expands Leadership Team with Introduction of Public Sector and Americas Sales Leaders by Jeremy Kmet

PagerDuty

As a global leader in digital operations management, PagerDuty has steadily grown during the past few years. Today, we count half of the Fortune 500 and nearly 70% of the Fortune 100 as our customers. To support this growing sales demand in the U.S. and globally, I’m thrilled to announce the addition of two dynamic sales leaders, Eric Forseter and Lisa Mudrick to my growing leadership team.

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Many TX Counties Lack Mitigation Plans

Recovery Diva

From the Homeland Security News Wire and the Texas Tribune: More Than 100 Texas Counties Lack Plans to Curb Damage from Natural Disasters. “These plans typically provide an assessment of risks from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and wildfires. A plan can include, for example, an estimate of how many buildings are prone to flooding and how much it would take to clean up a flood.

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SIA New Member Profile: SWEAR

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member SWEAR delivers powerful solutions for organizations and consumers that rely upon the authenticity and accuracy of digital assets, with a platform that protects the truth by mapping and validating the origin of every recording. The company is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, and its technology and solutions have a global reach.

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In an Era of Climate Uncertainty, NATO Must Adapt

The Rand Blog

A NATO that more deliberately incorporates climate change into its as-usual planning would stand a good chance of maintaining its capability edge in the future world.

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NexusTek Ranked on Channel Futures 2024 MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Managed Service Providers Worldwide

NexusTek

July 1, 2024 NexusTek Ranked on Channel Futures 2024 MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Managed Service Providers Worldwide Annual Channel Futures MSP 501 Identifies Best of the Best in the Managed Services Industry JULY 2, 2024: NexusTek has been named as one of the world’s top-performing managed service providers in the prestigious 2024 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.