February, 2022

DRI Board’s Morganti Wins Honor Roll Award

DRI Drive

Mike Morganti, the longest serving member of the DRI International board of directors, is this year’s recipient of the board’s Honor Roll Award. The award was presented by DRI Board Chairman Al Berman at the 2022 DRI Awards of Excellence Gala, held at the DRI2022 conference in Las Vegas this week.

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New Cybersecurity Grants Are Coming

Disaster Zone

What role will emergency managers play

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Why It Should Be The Year Of Crisis Preparedness For Your Brand

Bernstein Crisis Management

Would you be ready if you needed crisis management today? When a full 63% of your brand’s market value can be tied directly to how strong its reputation is, a single negative news article or popular social media post bashing its behavior can hit you right where it really hurts — in the bank account!

Covid 19 – The Way Forward

Recovery Diva

From the Congressional Research Service, this 3 page report: COVID-19: The Way Forward

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How Shall We Communicate Risk in an Era of ‘Manufactured Reality’?

Emergency Planning

I live in a short street that connects a 15th-century convent to a Napoleonic-era theatre. On one side there is a park full of ornamental trees, in the middle there is a via crucis flanked by a double row of plane trees and the other side is lined by a row of elegant palazzi.

A Look at Data Retention and Deletion Policies and Compliance

Pure Storage

There’s an aspect of the compliance conversation too many organizations overlook, and it’s nearly as important as how data gets used: data retention and deletion policies. Recently, a €14.5 million GDPR fine was issued for a non-compliant data retention schedule.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Best Practices in Emergency Management

Disaster Zone

What works and what doesn't

A day in the life of a Military Fire Captain 

Crisis Response Journal

February 2022: Rodrigo Vanderlinde is Captain of the Military Fire Department of the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He speaks to CRJ Advisory Panel Member, Elton Cunha about his work

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The Trust Factor

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: Researchers are asking why some countries were better prepared for covid. One surprising answer: Trust

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For New Research Students: How to Stop Floundering

Emergency Planning

I must admit that I was in the middle of my post-doctoral fellowship (at UCL) before I fully realised what research involves. It suddenly clicked while I was desperately trying to learn clay chemistry in order to work out a rather intractable problem of erosional landscapes.

What CMOs Need to Deliver Better CX in 2022

Pure Storage

In today’s ultracompetitive marketplace, customers reign supreme. It’s no longer enough to simply provide a quality product—customer experience (CX) is the metric that matters.

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2022 DRI Awards of Excellence!

DRI Drive

DRI International, the world’s leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to recognize the outstanding organizations and individuals listed below as the winners of the 2022 DRI Awards of Excellence for their achievements in the business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management fields.

Cyber Attacks in Ukraine--Did Russia Do It?

Disaster Zone

It is not always a clear cut determination

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The future of talent management 

Crisis Response Journal

Mostafa Sayyadi summarises six of the best practices of talent management in the post-pandemic crisis

Lessons Learned from Past Disasters

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost Magazine: The Hard Lessons We Learned — and Didn’t — From Two Years in Pandemic School. This may not even be the Big One. We must prepare for doomsday, act faster and respect evolution

Why Is My House So Dusty?

Constellation

If you’re asking yourself, why is my house so dusty, you are in the right place to find answers–and discover how to get rid of dust in your house. Dust is a general term for hundreds of types of tiny. This is a content summary only. Click on the blog title to continue reading this post.).

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Why FlashBlade Is Truly Evergreen

Pure Storage

In the tale of the Ship of Theseus, a question is raised: If all of a ship’s planks are replaced one by one over time, is it still the original ship? Or, is it an entirely new ship?

‘Who’s THAT Guy?!’ When Telework Security Takes a Left Turn

DRI Drive

With so much of the workforce currently in a work-from-home environment, keeping them – and your organization’s information – safe and secure from a distance is becoming a bigger priority for many companies.

Ukraine Situation is Not Some Far Away Issue!

Disaster Zone

American's are notoriously oblivious to international situations

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LAN Infotech Named On The 2022 CRN® Security 100 List

LAN Infotech

LAN Infotech Named On The 2022 CRN® Security 100 List. CRN® Recognizes The Top IT Channel Providers For Exceptional Growth And Performance. CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named LAN Infotech to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category for 2022.

Review of FEMA Priorities

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: Emergency Management Leaders Evaluate FEMA’s Priorities in the Changing Face of Disasters

What to Do if Your House Is Hot Upstairs and Cold Downstairs

Constellation

Have you ever wondered why your house is hot upstairs and cold downstairs? One reason is because hot air rises and cold air sinks, so it’s natural that your upstairs rooms are warmer than the ones. This is a content summary only. Click on the blog title to continue reading this post.).

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What a 1930s Bank Robber Can Teach Financial Institutions About Ransomware

Pure Storage

Legend has it that when Willie Sutton, a notorious bank robber from the last century, was asked why he robbed banks, he responded, “That’s where the money is.” While a lot has changed since Sutton’s heyday, the axiom still holds true.

From the President: Thank You for DRI2022!

DRI Drive

I’m pleased to report that DRI2022: The Business Continuity Conference, our 10th event, was a huge success thanks to the energy and dedication of our community of resilience professionals! It’s been almost exactly two years since the last in-person industry event, DRI2020 in Savannah, Georgia.

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Ukraine Will Be a Testing Site for New Weapons and Defenses

Disaster Zone

Nations and armies will want to try out new weapons

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Most breaches largely caused by staff working from home

Behavior Group

Diligent announces a survey of 450 senior finance and risk professionals in UK-listed businesses. The results show that UK businesses lost £374 million in 2021, largely due to cyberbreaches caused by staff having to work from home.

CRS Report on Hazard Mitigation

Recovery Diva

From the Congressional Research Service, this 32 page report: FEMA Hazard Mitigation: A First Step Toward Climate Adaptation

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3D Printing: Business Uses and Benefits

Constellation

The business uses of 3D printing are growing year by year. Once a niche technology, 3D printing for small businesses is becoming mainstream. The post 3D Printing: Business Uses and Benefits appeared. This is a content summary only. Click on the blog title to continue reading this post.).

How to Set Up a Staged Recovery Environment 

Pure Storage

If you’ve suffered a breach, outage, or attack, there’s one thing you should have completed and ready to go: a staged recovery environment (SRE). This should be set up in advance, tested, and in a ready state to be transitioned into quickly after an event.

The 9 Best Books for Disaster Recovery Managers in 2022

Solutions Review

Our editors have compiled this directory of the best books for disaster recovery managers based on Amazon user reviews, rating, and ability to add business value.

Disaster Zone Podcast: A National Blood Supply Crisis

Disaster Zone

COVID and weather events have created a supply emergency

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NexusTek Ranked Again on CRN’s Elite 150 Category of MSP 500 List for 2022

NexusTek

February 24, 2022. NexusTek Ranked Again on CRN’s Elite 150 Category of MSP 500 List for 2022. Recognized for the sixth consecutive year as an exemplary technology provider.

Avoiding Blackouts from Disasters

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: A year after Texas cold spell, study shows renewable energy could help prevent blackouts. Electricity blackouts could be avoided across the nation by switching to solar, wind and water energy sources, the report argues

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The False Choice Between China and Russia

The Rand Blog

As the drums of war beat louder in Ukraine, members of Congress have expressed an openness to making concessions to Russia. Some argue that any U.S. response to Russia would detract from our ability to deter China. But it's a mistake to think of China and Russia as independent problems

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