June, 2022

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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?

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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!

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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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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.

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Provide Disaster Recovery Information Before the Disaster

Disaster Zone

How emergency managers should use social media

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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!

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Plans Vs. Playbooks

Disaster Zone

Is it time to re-evaluate your planning process

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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?

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Eat the Frog: Tackling the Tough  BCM Challenges You Habitually Put Off 

MHA Consulting

Almost every business continuity management program has gaps that are well-known to the BCM office but never addressed, usually because closing them would be hard.

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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.

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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.

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Oregon Emergency Management Moves Under the Governor

Disaster Zone

This is effective July 1, 2022

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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.

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Modi's Multipolar Moment Has Arrived

The Rand Blog

Russia's war in Ukraine has benefited India as great powers are competing more vigorously for New Delhi's affection, particularly the United States and China. India has also prevented its Russia policy from spoiling partnerships with key European and Indo-Pacific partners.

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Enter the Matrix: Why You Should Employ a Risk Management Matrix  

MHA Consulting

One of the best tools for assessing and reducing risk is a risk management matrix. Today’s blog provides an example of such a matrix and explains how and why to … The post Enter the Matrix: Why You Should Employ a Risk Management Matrix appeared first on MHA Consulting.

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Closing the Gap Between Business Continuity & IT Disaster Recovery

BryghtPath

Business continuity and crisis management experts rarely talk about the gap between business continuity and IT disaster recovery planning. But they should. The distance between the IT disaster recovery program you have and what you need could be bigger than you think.

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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.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Adapting MS Teams for Crisis Information Management

Disaster Zone

Many of you already have the software

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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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Should Ukraine Settle with Russia?

The Rand Blog

Should the United States humiliate Russia—and Russian President Vladimir Putin specifically—over the Russo-Ukrainian War? It could lead to escalation and new wars, but the United States and NATO may need to think twice before offering concessions

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How to Set Up a Crisis Response Team (and Why You Need One) 

MHA Consulting

Every company should have a crisis response team. Organizing and training such a team is not hard if you follow a few key steps. . Why Every Organization Needs a Crisis … The post How to Set Up a Crisis Response Team (and Why You Need One) appeared first on MHA Consulting.