June, 2024

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Summer Olympics Preparedness: Cyberattacks and Heatwaves

DRI Drive

Every Olympic host city must contend with its own unique challenges. For Paris, that means preparing for cyber threats and protecting athletes and spectators from extreme weather. A recent report identified several potential cyber vulnerabilities, particularly for hospitality, transportation, healthcare, and other companies providing services during the games.

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Common School Security Challenges and How Schools Can Obtain Outside Grant Funding

Security Industry Association

At SIA GovSummit, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump discussed how teams can work together to protect schools and obtain grant funds for school security projects. At the 2024 SIA GovSummit , a 2-day government security conference presented by the Security Industry Association and held in Washington, D.C., May 21-22, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump shared tips on how to approach, solve and fund school security challenges.

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Opinion Piece re Billion Dollar Disasters

Recovery Diva

From CNN, this opinion piece: Are we truly ready for disaster on top of disaster? “To launch this series, CNN Opinion spoke with former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Richard Serino about preparedness challenges and opportunities. Serino promotes crafting a national strategy to better prepare for a greater number of billion-dollar disasters that could have more devastating impacts.

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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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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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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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Ticketmaster Breach May Have Exposed Millions of Users’ Data

DRI Drive

In a year where the company is already under fire from the U.S. Department of Justice and summer concert goers balking at high prices, news of a massive data breach is yet another black eye for Ticketmaster. Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster’s parent company, disclosed a breach of its database to the Securities and Exchange Commission, […] The post Ticketmaster Breach May Have Exposed Millions of Users’ Data appeared first on DRI Drive.

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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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GAO Report on Artificial Intelligence

Recovery Diva

This report is a departure from the usual fare on this site, but the Diva thought it was timely and worthwhile.

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Pure Storage Announces New Partner Capabilities, Celebrates Outstanding Partner Achievements

Pure Storage

Pure Storage Announces New Partner Capabilities, Celebrates Outstanding Partner Achievements by Pure Storage Blog Today, at Pure//Partner Forum , our annual partner event in Las Vegas, we had the pleasure of engaging with 450 of our valued partners. Throughout the event, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet some of our new partners and catch up with those I’ve enjoyed working with for years.

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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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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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How to Connect the Dots Between Risks and Goals for Board Insight

LogisManager

How to Connect the Dots Between Risks and Goals for Board Insight Last Updated: June 4, 2024 Effective corporate governance hinges on the ability to provide the Board of Directors with clear, actionable insights into your organization’s risks and how they impact strategic goals. As a trusted advisor, you face the challenge of assembling information across functions and levels while maintaining a comprehensible picture of risk.

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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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Device Sense™: Discover, identify and protect all devices in clients’ networks

Acronis

Acronis is excited to introduce Device Sense™, our newest technology that redefines how MSPs manage their clients' networks. It is designed to discover, identify and protect every device within a client’s network.

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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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Recovery Diva

From the Weather Channel: FEMA Funds Running Dry; Hurricane Season Looms A slew of billion-dollar weather disasters in 2024, now numbering 11, has pushed FEMA’s disaster relief fund to the breaking point with hurricane season still to come.

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Generative AI, RAG, and Data Infrastructure

Pure Storage

Generative AI, RAG, and Data Infrastructure by Pure Storage Blog This blog on generative AI initially appeared on Medium. It has been republished with the author’s credit and consent. Part of my job is to promote AI to people in IT. One or two years ago, I often started with what AI and machine learning are and why they matter. This has changed recently.

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NATO Needs to Align on Supply of Critical Raw Materials

The Rand Blog

Of particular concern to NATO leaders are mounting threats to the critical raw materials that alliance members need to sustain their militaries, defense industries, and wider economies. Given an uncertain geopolitical future ahead, NATO should move now to ensure the supply of critical materials.

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Shred Day is Every Day

Prism International

Written By: Jason Keller, CSDS of United Electronic Recycling (Coppell, TX, USA) As our office places are prioritizing sustainability goals, what actions are needed to protect private sensitive data while also diverting from landfill dependence and making positive environmental steps? Reducing paper waste in the office is a positive environmental step.

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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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Collaborative Partner Spotlight: More Events Coming This Summer

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 Certified Professionals to support these valuable partners. Business Resiliency Planners of Wisconsin – BRPW’s June Year-End Event in Madison, WI, on June 14, with the spotlight “Coming Together to Prepare for Cyberattacks.” […] The post Collaborative Partner Spotlight: More Events Coming This Summer appeared first on DRI

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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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Effects of Midwest Floods

Recovery Diva

From I nside Climate News: Midwest Floods, Widespread Heat Waves Are Undermining U.S. Transportation Systems , Weather-related disruptions can have catastrophic consequences for commuters and the supply chain. Midwest Floods, Widespread Heat Waves Are Undermining U.S.

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A Data Center Win-win: Get Power and Rack Space Paid, Save the Planet

Pure Storage

A Data Center Win-win: Get Power and Rack Space Paid, Save the Planet by Pure Storage Blog Skyrocketing energy demands are putting immense pressure on financial leaders already facing budget shortages. The conundrum: Spend less while also adhering to environmental regulations and imperatives to improve corporate sustainability. Save money, but also save the planet.

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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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A Bridge for Ukraine into NATO

The Rand Blog

If NATO is serious about bringing Ukraine in as a member, then it must be clear-eyed about the risks, develop a concrete plan in support of a broader strategy, and commit itself to success. Anything less is likely to lead to failure.

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Security challenges in a multilocation corporate environment

Acronis

Approximately one quarter of all businesses operate from multiple locations. For security teams, this hodge-podge of hardware to software to operating systems is a significant challenge to defend.

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Top 10 Considerations When Choosing a Disaster Recovery Solution

Zerto

Disaster recovery solutions come in all shapes and sizes with many still built around the idea of traditional backups being taken periodically. As the amount of data we rely on and our demand for digital services both keep increasing, disaster recovery is more important than ever to keep services online without losing valuable data. Choosing a disaster recovery solution as part of your data protection strategy that does not meet your needs could be another disaster in the making when you try to

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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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The Current Heat Wave in the U.S.

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: How hot? A city-by-city forecast for the prolonged heat wave this week. Extreme heat conditions are forecast for Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, New York, Boston and other locations. From the NYTimes: Dozens of Groups Push FEMA to Recognize Extreme Heat as a Major Disaster The labor and environmental groups are pushing the change so relief funds can be used in more situations.

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Breakthrough Awards: Celebrating Innovation, Impact, and Ingenuity

Pure Storage

Breakthrough Awards: Celebrating Innovation, Impact, and Ingenuity by Pure Storage Blog It’s been four years since we launched the Pure Storage Breakthrough Awards, and we continue to be amazed by the impact our customers are having on their organizations, their industries, and the world at large. Announced at Pure//Accelerate® 2024, this year’s winners are driving data breakthroughs and breaking down barriers to innovation.

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How to Take Advantage of NATO Enlargement in the Arctic

The Rand Blog

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine is reshaping NATO's strategy in Eastern Europe, mounting tensions are also plaguing the Arctic. NATO could help defuse the situation.

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What are dark web cybersecurity best practices?

Acronis

Learn about the dark web cybersecurity best practices to defend against cyber threats and ensure your data remains protected and secure. browse safely!