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A VERY Active Tornado Spring

Disaster Zone

The frequency and coverage area has been huge

Plan Activation

BCP Builder

Plan activation – during this coronavirus pandemic, the majority of companies will be referring to either their business continuity plan or pandemic plan. However, in many companies there will also be no formal process for activation. Scenario-based activation.

Active Shooter Preparedness: 5 Steps Every Business Can Take

Alert Media

The post Active Shooter Preparedness: 5 Steps Every Business Can Take appeared first on AlertMedia. Safety and Security Active Shooter Safety

Training For Active Shooter Beyond the Response

Business Continuity Today

Active shooting scenarios focus on the police response, and the larger emergency management role during these complex incidents is often overlooked.

How to Create an Active Shooter Response Plan

Alert Media

The post How to Create an Active Shooter Response Plan appeared first on AlertMedia. Emergency Management Safety and Security Active Shooter Safety

Communications and Active Shooter Response Planning

Business Continuity Today

The news of two active shooter events one in Buffalo NY and the other at a church in Laguna Woods CA, and mass notification communications mistake by a major city in SoCal are driving the conversation in emergency management.

What You Need to Know About Active Shooter Drills at Work

Alert Media

The post What You Need to Know About Active Shooter Drills at Work appeared first on AlertMedia. Safety and Security Active Shooter Safety

Invitation to Participate in SIA Standards Development Activities

Security Industry Association

The post Invitation to Participate in SIA Standards Development Activities appeared first on Security Industry Association.

Active Directory and Single Sign On (SSO) in Business Continuity

Kings Bridge BCP

When we head to client sites, we listen for the key words Active Directory. Active Directory. Active Directory (AD) is the place on the network where all of the user permissions are stored. Active Directory is the common solution. Unfortunately, Single Sign On relies on Active Directory to authenticate users, so all of the pitfalls of AD discussed above also apply to SSO. This part of IT infrastructure can be a blessing for every day functionality.

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Integrating emergency response to active shooter incidents 

Crisis Response Journal

ALERTT is the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training centre in Texas State University, and it provides the best research-based active shooter training in the US, writes Brian Dillon. The ninth annual ALERRT Conference has recently concluded afte By Brian Dillon

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part IV: Multi-site Active/Active

AWS Disaster Recovery

My subsequent posts shared details on the backup and restore , pilot light, and warm standby active/passive strategies. In this post, you’ll learn how to implement an active/active strategy to run your workload and serve requests in two or more distinct sites.

How Northumbria University delivers active blended learning

Citrix

The event featured the insights of Craig Bramley, … The post How Northumbria University delivers active blended learning first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

Solar Activity 

Crisis Response Journal

I was interested to note the recent BBC report that the Sun has unleashed its strongest flare in four years triggering warnings of Geomagnetic storms. This echoes the article by Dr Tony Phillips and Dr Madhulika Guhathakurta of NASA in our last issue (6:3 By Emily Hough

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Citrix

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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop service with Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop???Azure Active Directory Domain Service?????

Citrix

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Upgrade your active Citrix Associate-level certification to Professional – No exam!

Citrix

That’s why, for a limited time, you can upgrade your current active CCA-V to a CCP-V or CCA-AppDS … The post Upgrade your active Citrix Associate-level certification to Professional – No exam! Achieving certification is a big deal.

Active Hurricane Season Forecast for 2022

Continuity Insights

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season was the third most-active season on record with 21 named storms, 7 of which were hurricanes, including 4 major (category 3 or higher) hurricanes. By Chris Hebert, StormGeo: 2021 Season Review. In past seasons, typically about half of the named storms are hurricanes. That was not the case in 2021, Source. Crisis Communication Enterprise Risk Management News

Active Hurricane Season Forecast for 2022

Continuity Insights

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season was the third most-active season on record with 21 named storms, 7 of which were hurricanes, including 4 major (category 3 or higher) hurricanes. By Chris Hebert, StormGeo: 2021 Season Review. In past seasons, typically about half of the named storms are hurricanes. That was not the case in 2021, Source. Crisis Communication News

When is the right time for corporate social activism? 

Crisis Response Journal

Customers and employees say they want companies to take a stand on high-profile social and political issues. But that can come with a costly downside, says Dr Tony Jaques. By Dr Tony Jaques

ISC West Keynote Speaker Michael Bouchard Shares Lessons Learned From Active Shooter Response & Recovery

Security Industry Association

In this Q&A, SIA spoke with Bouchard about his career in public safety, takeaways from Oakland County’s response to the Oxford High School active shooter incident in 2021, security technology’s role in public safety and addressing workforce development challenges.

Recent Active Shooters: Knott's Berry Farm and Nationals Park D.C

Business Continuity Today

Over the last two weeks, there have been two shooting events that impacted a large venue. One was at Knott's Berry Farm, an amusement park located in Orange County California, and a shooting outside of the Washington Nationals Stadium in Washington DC. Both events did not directly involve the venue, however, miss information, lack of communications, and general confusion inside the venue occurred.

Recent Active Shooter Incidents Highlight the Tragic Reality that Communities Must Remain Vigilant in Preparing for, Responding to, and Recovering from these Horrific Threats to Public Safety

National Fire Protection Association

has witnessed two horrific active shooter events that, according to recent news reports, have claimed the lives of 31 people, wounded 18, and has left the country deep in mourning. Buffalo, New York. Uvalde, Texas. In the span of just 12 days, the U.S.

Try these new tools to protect your IT this holiday

Synology

NAS Active Insight Backup Hyper Backup Secure SignIn SecurityWork pressure and irregular staffing make holiday seasons the perfect occasion for threat actors.

The Main Types of Workplace Violence and 6 Steps to Mitigate Risks

Alert Media

Emergency Management Safety and Security Active Shooter Safety Security and SafetyThe post The Main Types of Workplace Violence and 6 Steps to Mitigate Risks appeared first on AlertMedia.

BIG Law Enforcement Mistakes in Texas

Disaster Zone

Columbine changed how we respond to active shooter situations

2021 on Pace to Be Among the Most Active and Costliest Disasters

Continuity Insights

Through the first nine months of the year, we’re on pace to have one of the most active and costliest for disasters. This year alone, 18 weather-related disasters costing $1 billion or more have hit the United States according to the latest report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information. Source. Crisis Communication News

How to Create a Workplace Violence Prevention Program

Alert Media

Safety and Security Active Shooter Safety Lone Worker Safety Security and SafetyThe post How to Create a Workplace Violence Prevention Program appeared first on AlertMedia.

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Russia Cyber Threat Overview and Advisories

Disaster Zone

CISA maintains a webpage dedicated to Russia's cyber activities

Cybercrime is more active than ever. And what are you going to do about it?

Behavior Group

The post Cybercrime is more active than ever. cybercrime The pressure is on, regardless the security maturity level of any organization. After an incredibly year for security incidents, intrusions and data loss, it is obvious that cybercrime have advantage. Hackers are operating with different requirements and motivations, and employing increasingly sophisticated techniques. According to Cyber Threat Report Yearbook, the number of successful cyber-attacks on… Continue reading.

Fusion Centers in the United States

Disaster Zone

This is where you can report tips on possible terrorist activities

High Tech Tools for Hurricane Predication

Recovery Diva

From Inside Climate News: Forecasters Tap High-Tech Tools as US Warns of Another Unusually Active Hurricane Season. Predictions of hurricane paths have improved markedly, but their intensity remains difficult to forecast. Air and water drones could change that

Hurricane Season Preview: What’s in Store for 2022?

DRI Drive

CSU’s first extended range forecast of the year is predicting above-normal activity during the storm season. Colorado State University has released its early predictions for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season.

Question for Readers Down Under

Recovery Diva

But the bulk of the activities are maintained and directed locally. In the U.S. we have local terms of volunteers trained and on standby to help public officials dealing with emergencies and disasters. They are called CERT – Community Emergency Response Teams. FEMA encourages and supports them with training and manuals. In Australia and New Zealand do you have anything similar in place

Weather Disasters in 2021

Recovery Diva

2021 is on pace to be among the most active and costliest years for such disasters, which are becoming more frequent From the WashPost: Already, 18 weather disasters costing at least $1 billion each have hit the U.S. this year.

Survey: Manufacturing Bosses Stepping Up Supply Chain Resilience as Pandemic Response

DRI Drive

As a response, CEOs in the manufacturing sector are taking active steps to mitigate their supply chain risks. The past few years have shown us all how precarious the global supply chain can be.

Impairment Procedures for Sprinkler Systems That are Out of Order

National Fire Protection Association

NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, provides the criteria for the routine activities that must be conducted to ensure that water-based fire protection systems can be relied upon in the event of a fire.

How to Champion Your Business Continuity Program as an Executive Sponsor

BryghtPath

While many companies recognize that active executive sponsorship is a top driver of project or program success, they often do little to equip executive sponsors on how to do it well.

Visual Inspection of Sprinklers

National Fire Protection Association

These activities range from simple visual confirmation of some things such as valve position. [[ This is a content summary only.