October, 2023

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Brand Crisis Management: Protecting Your Reputation

Bernstein Crisis Management

Brand Crisis Management: Protecting and Repairing Your Reputation In today’s competitive market, where a brand’s reputation can be its most significant asset or its Achilles’ heel, mastering brand crisis management is more crucial than ever. Brands that prioritize effective crisis management strategies are not only better equipped to navigate challenges but also stand to enhance their reputation in the process.

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Cybersecurity Month: New Guidance for Tackling Phishing Attacks

DRI Drive

As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues, a multi-department security team has partnered to issue new guidance for organizations of all sizes on stopping phishing attacks before they do irreparable harm. “Phishing Guidance: Stopping the Attack Cycle at Phase One” is a cybersecurity information sheet developed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NSA, the […] The post Cybersecurity Month: New Guidance for Tackling Phishing Attacks appeared first on DRI

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What is the Three Lines of Defense Approach to Risk Management?

LogisManager

What is the Three Lines of Defense Approach to Risk Management? Last Updated: October 31, 2023 Recently, the FDIC unveiled new standards for financial institutions with over $10 billion in assets. The proposed standards emphasize a stronger corporate governance and include an over-arching requirement for these banks to adopt the Three Lines Model. While this news is relevant to banks, any organization that values proactive risk identification, effective risk management, and regulatory compliance

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Community Disaster Resilience Zones

Recovery Diva

From ESRI: Creating Local Capacity in Community Disaster Resilience Zones “On September 1, 2023, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the first round of Community Disaster Resilience Zones (CDRZ). Through an interactive map, created with geographic information system (GIS) technology, the CDRZ platform weighs the risk and vulnerability of communities.

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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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CISA Head Speaks to Cybersecurity Threat and Emergency Management's Role

Disaster Zone

Brandon Wales, Executive Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA).

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Introducing Pure Protect //Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Pure Storage

Introducing Pure Protect //Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) by Pure Storage Blog In today’s unpredictable world, natural disasters are ramping up in both frequency and intensity. Yes, today’s organizations face challenges beyond those posed by Mother Nature. With the rise of sophisticated ransomware and evolving cyber threats, the definition of business continuity is being rewritten.

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Happy Halloween – Ready for the Zombies?

DRI Drive

Preparing for a zombie apocalypse has been a go-to scenario for imaginative resilience professionals. In fact, that once included the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)! In 2011, the DoD developed strategies to combat a zombie uprising, called the “Counter-Zombie Dominance Plan,” or CONPLAN 8888-11. While acknowledging the potential threat was fictional, it also specified the […] The post Happy Halloween – Ready for the Zombies?

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Security Industry Association Announces 2023 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship Winners

Security Industry Association

Ten security industry professionals and students will receive scholarships to be used toward continuing education, repayment of student loan debt and professional development. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named 10 recipients for the 2023 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security

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4 Questions IT Managers Can Ask to Strengthen Data Backup and Resiliency

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Contributed Content Series is a collection of contributed articles written by thought leaders in enterprise tech. In this feature, Apricorn ‘s Kurt Markley offers four data backup and resilience questions to ask right now. IT leaders face an escalating array of challenges. The landscape of evolving digital threats, coupled with the pandemic-induced surge in remote and hybrid work, has exposed organizations to an increasing number of vulnerabilities.

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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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For the border it is not all about the wall

Disaster Zone

Other "systems" are needed to manage the border.

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Avoid Salesforce Data Mishaps and Mayhem

Zerto

Data backup and recovery strategies for cloud and SaaS workloads are becoming more of a focus for large and small businesses. It is no longer if an event will occur, but when companies will need to recover from data loss. Salesforce is critical to the success of your business, which means that it’s time to think about how you’re backing up that Salesforce data.

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Scareware Ransomware Attacks: The Digital Nightmare Unveiled

Pure Storage

Scareware Ransomware Attacks: The Digital Nightmare Unveiled by Pure Storage Blog In the treacherous world of cybercrime, ransomware attacks have been making headlines for quite some time. These malicious software threats encrypt a victim’s data, demanding a ransom for its release. While ransomware attacks are nothing new, a particularly sinister variant known as “scareware” ransomware has been causing chaos in recent years.

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Holiday Supply Chains: What to Watch Out for This Season

DRI Drive

While the supply chain is markedly more stable than in recent COVID-impacted years, the lingering effects – along with new hazards brought by national and global events – still make for a challenging end to 2023. In “Economics of Holiday Sales,” a survey of retailers and brands, 88% of respondents expect holiday sales to drive […] The post Holiday Supply Chains: What to Watch Out for This Season appeared first on DRI Drive.

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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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Guest Post: Building the “Air Domain” Into Your Security Program

Security Industry Association

Building Intelligence’s Bill Edwards, Chair of the SIA Counter-UAS Working Group, Answers the Question, “Where Do I Start?” Bill Edwards is the president of federal and public safety at Building Intelligence Inc. and chair of the SIA Counter-UAS Working Group. He is a retired U.S. Army colonel and veteran of the Iraq War. He is also the author and provider of a series of online training courses.

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4 Questions IT Managers Can Ask to Strengthen Data Backup and Resiliency

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Contributed Content Series is a collection of contributed articles written by thought leaders in enterprise technology. In this feature, Apricorn ‘s Kurt Markley offers four data backup and resilience questions to ask right now. IT leaders face an escalating array of challenges. The landscape of evolving digital threats, coupled with the pandemic-induced surge in remote and hybrid work, has exposed organizations to an increasing number of vulnerabilities.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: ‘Emergency Managers and the Vitality of Public Information’

Disaster Zone

Don’t ignore this important aspect of the profession.

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The Lithuanian Success Story

The Rand Blog

The horrors of the past have motivated Lithuanians to build a successful new independent country. Lithuania is a success story, an advertisement for democracy and market economics during a dark period in Eastern Europe.

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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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The Role of Data Storage in Accelerating Time to Insights

Pure Storage

The Role of Data Storage in Accelerating Time to Insights by Pure Storage Blog This blog on the role of data storage originally appeared on BernardMarr.com. It has been republished with the author’s credit and consent. When it comes to data and analytics, time is money. According to research by IDC , 75% of business decision-makers believe data loses its value within days.

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Collaborative Partner News: Oct. 3, 2023

DRI Drive

As the leading nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters, DRI relies on a wide network of partner organizations who share that mission and promote greater resiliency. DRI encourages Certified Professionals to actively support these valuable partner organizations. Here’s what’s coming up in your region: Information Systems Audit and […] The post Collaborative Partner News: Oct. 3, 2023 appeared first on DRI Drive.

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SIA New Member Profile: Impact Recovery Systems, Inc.

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Impact Recovery Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of flexible, patented traffic control products and energy-absorbing steel guarding systems. The company is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with a second office in Aarschot, Belgium, and a geographic footprint spanning from the United States to Asia. SIA spoke with Liz Thompson, director of marketing and communications at Impact Recovery Systems, about the company, the security industry and working

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A thrilling, high-octane event awaits attendees ? Acronis Partner Day at MSP Global

Acronis

Are you ready for an adrenaline-filled, high-octane event? Acronis Partner Day at MSP Global is less than two months away, and it's sure to be an event to remember. This three-day event is being held at Germany’s historic Nürburgring Race Track. It is packed with keynotes, workshops, networking and parties to give attendees an unforgettable experience.

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Remember: People Are Not Paying Attention to the Weather

Disaster Zone

New York City is a great example of that.

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China Doesn't Get It

The Rand Blog

Beijing likely believes it is in its interest to signal strength and show no intention of conceding on its claims or positions. But that does not mean that will work to further China's interests. In fact, the opposite is true, given that China's behavior is backfiring in spectacular fashion.

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The Lack of Value in Hard Disk Drives Could Cost You More than You Know

Pure Storage

The Lack of Value in Hard Disk Drives Could Cost You More than You Know by Pure Storage Blog Storage is challenging, particularly when you’re dealing with complicated systems and old technology that require forklift upgrades. You want to deliver the best for your organization and customers as their trusted advisor, but it’s becoming increasingly difficult with the legacy reality of your current HDD-based system.

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How Resilience Training Can Propel You Towards Success in Life

Beaumont Resilience Training

In the face of life’s challenges, uncertainties, and setbacks, Resilience emerges as a powerful quality that can make the difference between mere survival and thriving. Resilience, often referred to as the ability to bounce back from adversity, is not a fixed trait but a skill that can be nurtured and strengthened. At Beaumont Training, where Resilience coach training and courses in wellbeing are a specialty, we firmly believe that Resilience training can be a life-changing journey towards

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Security Industry Association Files Amicus Brief in Key BIPA Case

Security Industry Association

At the end of August 2023, the Security Industry Association (SIA) filed an amicus curie (“friend of the court”) brief in support of a U.S. District Court ruling that rejects an incorrect interpretation of requirements under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of 2008 in a case under consideration by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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BCM Basics: the Difference Between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

MHA Consulting

This post is part of BCM Basics, a series of occasional, entry-level blogs on some of the key concepts in business continuity management. For business continuity newcomers, few topics are as confusing as the difference between business continuity and IT disaster recovery. Readers of this week’s blog will never again be in doubt about the meaning of these two critical terms.

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Three Tropical Cyclones Rotating in the Pacific Ocean

Disaster Zone

I've never seen three before.

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Protecting Free Speech Compels Some Form of Social Media Regulation

The Rand Blog

Given the profound challenges posed by social media, corrective measures need to go beyond “deplatforming” bad apples. But how can the United States make such a structural change without compromising the democratic tradition of free speech?

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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 The energy crisis is 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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