June, 2022

The ‘Great Resignation’ is Creating a New Cybersecurity Problem: Missing Passwords

DRI Drive

Mission-critical passwords are walking out the door with employees, leading to new business continuity headaches for nearly a third of organizations. Have you considered your organization’s password management strategy?

Where Is the $1B in Cybersecurity Funding?

Disaster Zone

The checks are not in the mail just yet

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Banishing Burnout

Recovery Diva

This is a guest posting by Ms Jolie Wills, a practitioner formerly from NZ and now living in the U.S. Readers are encouraged to reply to her directly. Those working in emergencies are feeling the burn. Disasters are increasing in frequency and severity and the layering of disasters is now sadly all too common. We can harm even the most resilient of people if we load them up with too much for too long.

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Experts Share Top Indicators You Might Be Headed Towards A Crisis

Bernstein Crisis Management

Don’t ignore the warning signs!

FlashBlade//S: The Last Scale-out Solution You’ll Ever Need Is Here

Pure Storage

“ People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.” . Almost 50 years ago, Alan Kay, one of the foremost computer scientists of our age, spoke these words. Since then, some of the most innovative companies globally have followed his advice.

Cybersecurity crisis management exercises

Crisis Response Journal

June 2022: Lina Kolesnikova looks at new crisis management training strategies to stay ahead in the changing cyber threat landscape

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Provide Disaster Recovery Information Before the Disaster

Disaster Zone

How emergency managers should use social media

The Bill Anderson Fund

Recovery Diva

This is an unusual but important posting. The Diva was a friend of the late Bill Anderson, who was an important pioneer in the emergency management research field. Please support this effort to carry on his work. For those looking to get outside for some summertime activity, the Bill Anderson Fund Disaster Dash is coming up!

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Scott Davis To Testify to Joint Session of PA Legislature on PA Breach Notification Law

Scott R. Davis

Scott R. Davis has been called to testify to a join session of the PA Legislature on the PA Breach Notification Law of pending legislation SB696. . Watch the testimony here.

Using Per Protection Group SafeMode with Pure Cloud Block Store

Pure Storage

Disaster recovery—whether it’s in response to a ransomware attack or an on-premises data center failure—is an ever-present consideration on the minds of many IT teams today.

Cybersecurity crisis management exercises

Crisis Response Journal

June 2022: Lina Kolesnikova looks at new crisis management training strategies to stay ahead in the changing cyber threat landscape

New Study: Climate Change Could Crush Major Global Currencies

DRI Drive

While discussion of climate change-fueled natural disasters typically focuses on the humanitarian and environmental impacts, a recent study found a destructive outlook for the global economy as well. Barclays Plc.

Disaster Zone Podcast: Plans Vs. Playbooks

Disaster Zone

Is it time to re-evaluate your planning process

Source of New Book Info

Recovery Diva

Thanks to Lori Peek, Director of the Hazards Center at the University of CO/Boulder, for providing this link to a source of information about new books in the field of emergency management. She noted the New Reads series for a quick download on new publications. And she noted that they always welcome new submissions: [link

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Four Key Backup and Recovery Questions IT Must Ask During Deployment

Solutions Review

This is part of Solutions Review’s Premium Content Series, a collection of contributed columns written by industry experts in maturing software categories.

5 Ways to Support Remote Employees on the Move

Pure Storage

Being a great leader requires developing new skills at every junction. In the last few years, that has meant dealing with and supporting remote, on-the-move, and traveling employees in a flexible work environment while ensuring both security and productivity.

Problem? What problem? 

Crisis Response Journal

June 2022: Amanda Coleman asks: With today’s issues, are we failing to grasp the challenge of being more prepared for the crises that are just around the corner

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Download the June Issue ?of the Crisis Response Journal!

DRI Drive

The June issue of Crisis Response Journal is available to download in our library!

Status of Terrorism Threat to the United States

Disaster Zone

This extends through Nov. 30, 2022

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New Report: Streamlining Emergency Management

Recovery Diva

A new report (44 pages) from RAND Corp for FEMA: Streamlining Emergency Management. “The U.S. emergency management system has met a number of increasingly difficult challenges in recent years, such as extended wildfire seasons, more intense storms, and of course an ongoing global pandemic.

The 11 Best Free Disaster Recovery Plan Templates Online

Solutions Review

The editors at Solutions Review have compiled this list of the best free disaster recovery plan templates available online. With cyber-attacks and natural disasters threatening your data at every turn, being prepared with a disaster recovery plan is your best defense.

How Modern Storage Can Offset Power Utilization in the Data Center

Pure Storage

Enterprise data is exploding—and it’s not slowing down. Unstructured data will account for 80% of data by 2025, and will quadruple in size by 2026, according to analyst predictions. To keep up, every part of the data center is ramping up in power: .

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How The Development Of A Crisis Response Program Strengthens Resilience Management

Castellan

Article Originally Published on Forbes in May 2022. In your role as a board member or a member of your organization’s leadership team, it is your job to set and inspect the organization’s overall vision while also steering the company toward a sustainable future.

Climate Change is a Big Future Threat – But What Are Risk Managers Doing About It Now?

DRI Drive

A new survey of European risk managers has identified the biggest threats facing their businesses, amplified by both the pandemic and the crisis in Ukraine. But the actions being taken to mitigate some of them vary widely.

Oregon Emergency Management Moves Under the Governor

Disaster Zone

This is effective July 1, 2022

Book Review: The Continuing Storm: Learning from Katrina

Recovery Diva

Review of: The Continuing Storm: Learning from Katrina. Authors: Kai Erikson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Sociology and American. Studies, Yale University and Lori Peek, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Natural. Hazards Research Center, University of Colorado Boulder. Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin Texas. ISBN: ISBN: 978-14773-2433-2 (hbk); 978-1-4773-2434-9 (pbk); 142 pages; Paperback Price $27.95;Hardcover Hardcover Price $90.00.

NexusTek Ranked on Channel Futures 2022 MSP 501

NexusTek

June 29, 2022. NexusTek Ranked on Channel Futures 2022 MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Managed Service Providers Worldwide. For the Fifth Consecutive Year, Annual MSP 501 Includes NexusTek Among Industry’s Best-in-Class Businesses Growing Via Recurring Revenue and Innovation.

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Alliance Partnerships Rise High

Pure Storage

Ask just about anyone who knows Pure Storage’s history, and they’ll talk about how partners have been the backbone of Pure’s growth and success. What they may not realize is how we’ve continued to expand our incredible partner ecosystem.

LAN Infotech Listed In Top 5 IT Companies For Law Firms

LAN Infotech

LAN Infotech Listed In Top 5 IT Companies For Law Firms. We’re excited to announce that we have again been named to ChannelE2E’s Top 5 Legal IT Companies. Is your IT company recognized for its industry-leading excellence?

How Has Your Organization Managed Supply Chain and Other Top Risks? Tell Us in This Quick Survey!

DRI Drive

Resilience professionals have no shortage of challenges — extreme weather, cyber attacks, the continuing supply chain crisis, to name a few. Take this short survey to let us know what’s at the top of your list.

Disaster Zone Podcast: Adapting MS Teams for Crisis Information Management

Disaster Zone

Many of you already have the software

Award Announcement

Recovery Diva

Shirley Jensen, Cal State University at Long Beach, has created the Claire B. Rubin award, which is given to a notable graduate student each year. Here is the latest winner: Deputy Fire Chief Eleni Pappas in Los Angeles County

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SIA Welcomes Steve Reinharz as Chair of AI, Drones and Robotics Interest Group

Security Industry Association

The Security Industry Association is pleased to announce that Steve Reinharz, CEO of Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, has been selected as the new chair of SIA’s AI, Drones and Robotics Interest Group.

Cloud Data Security Challenges, Part 1: Gaining Visibility

Pure Storage

There’s a good reason cloud security has become the fastest-growing segment of the security market: Companies are realizing that their data isn’t necessarily secure just because it’s in the cloud and behind the shield of a major hyperscaler/cloud provider. .