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Recovery Diva

See this chapter: Catastrophe Is Not the End but the Beginning: Two Centuries of Evolution in US Disaster Law and Policy. from The Cambridge Handbook of Disaster Law and Policy. S. Kuo, J. Marshall and R. Rowberry, eds. [link] Thanks to Donovan Finn for the citation.

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Inclement weather response demands attention

everbridge

By  Brian Toolan , Everbridge VP Global Public Safety Despite technological advances, proactive steps remain to strengthen resilience and keep people safe Advances in inclement weather and communications technology are everywhere. Real-time information flows, mobile devices are ubiquitous, and forecasting methods have reached unprecedented accuracy.

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Interdependence and Its Discontents: Why Would Nations with Incentives to Avoid It Go to War?

The Rand Blog

It's tempting to think that interdependence between the United States and China has reached a level in which armed conflict between them is unthinkable. Unfortunately, history gives us little reason to be confident that peace is inevitable simply because the degree of interdependence is strong.

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Security Industry Association Announces 2024 Board of Directors Nominations

Security Industry Association

The Security Industry Association (SIA) Nominations Committee has recommended four individuals to serve as members of the SIA Board of Directors for an initial two-year term, pursuant to the SIA bylaws. These nominations will be submitted for ratification at The Advance , SIA’s annual membership gathering during ISC West. The new Board of Directors nominees for 2024 are: Andrew Elvish, vice president of marketing, Genetec Brian Harrell, vice president and chief security officer, Avangrid Björn L

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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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15 Backup and Disaster Recovery Best Practices to Consider

Solutions Review

The editors at Solutions Review map out some Backup and Disaster Recovery best practices every enterprise should consider in their operation strategies. Backup and disaster recovery (BDR) strategies are of paramount importance to enterprises due to their critical role in preserving data integrity, ensuring business continuity, and mitigating risks associated with various disruptions.

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A Foreign Government, Oprah, and Fires in Maui: The Impact of Misinformation on Community Resiliency

The Rand Blog

Crises and disasters are opportunities to undermine the national unity that forms in response to tragedy: U.S. adversaries may gain an advantage when there is discord among the American public. But even if information operations are cheap for foreign governments to execute, they also can be simple to counteract effectively through routine emergency management preparedness activities.

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How can AI improve your business’s cybersecurity posture?

Online Computers

The dynamic nature of the digital landscape means businesses continuously face an ever-expanding array of security threats. From sophisticated malware and phishing attacks to zero-day exploits and data breaches, protecting your valuable information and systems can be a constant challenge. Thankfully, advancements in technology offer a powerful ally: artificial intelligence (AI).

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of February 23: Updates from Clumio, Constellation Research, Hitachi Vantura, and More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review editors curated this list of the most noteworthy storage and data protection news items for the week of February 23, 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.

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Fake It ’Til You Make It: Why Synthetic Data Is on the Rise

Pure Storage

Fake It ’Til You Make It: Why Synthetic Data Is on the Rise by Pure Storage Blog We tend to shy away from “synthetic” anything—food, clothing, or building materials, for example. Synthetic data, on the other hand, can be good for business if you’re looking for AI training data. Synthetic data is data that’s generated artificially rather than by real-world events.

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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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How to Choose the Best Enterprise Backup Solution

Unitrends

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, data is the lifeblood of any enterprise. The increasing reliance on digital platforms has elevated the importance of safeguarding business-critical data against unforeseen events, from cyberthreats to natural disasters. This makes choosing the right enterprise backup solution more crucial than ever.

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Create a Plan for an Earthquake Emergency & Evacuation

Alert Media

An emergency plan for earthquake disasters will determine how quickly you will recover. Learn from companies that faced the Noto earthquake.