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Future-Proofing in an Age of Constant Change

NexusTek

READ TIME: 4 MIN March 1, 2023 Future-Proofing in an Age of Constant Change The notion of future-proofing your business within an environment characterized by constant change may seem contradictory at first glance. If future-proofing entails implementing an IT infrastructure that will not rapidly become obsolete, and we know that technology changes continually, how is it possible to truly future-proof your IT?

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Texas Governor Welcomes DRI2023: Praise for DRI and Resilience Professionals

DRI Drive

Calling DRI International the industry “gold standard” in certification, Texas Governor Greg Abbott welcomed the DRI2023 conference and attendees to Austin, where resilience professionals from around the world gathered February 26- March 1 to learn, exchange ideas, and give back to their host city.“As Governor of Texas, I am proud to welcome you to Austin […] The post Texas Governor Welcomes DRI2023: Praise for DRI and Resilience Professionals appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Visualizing Your Options for Countering Cybersecurity Threats

Disaster Zone

Before, during and after — a very nifty tool from MITRE.

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A New, Unfortunate Aspect of Recovery

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: How ISIS and al-Qaeda Exploit the Earthquake in Turkey to Mobilize Support. Terror propaganda invoking the natural disaster includes branding the temblor as divine punishment and calling on supporters to play a hand in recovery.

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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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RAND President and CEO Presenting to House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

The Rand Blog

RAND President and CEO Jason Matheny appeared on February 28, 2023, before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. His remarks covered advances in synthetic biology and artificial intelligence and their potential impact on national security.

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Security Industry Association Names Jim Black and Ryan Kaltenbaugh as 2023 Sandy Jones Volunteers of the Year

Security Industry Association

Black and Kaltenbaugh will be honored for their leadership in growing SIA’s programs and services at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Jim Black – senior director, security architect at Microsoft – and Ryan Kaltenbaugh – senior vice president for sales in North America at LenelS2 – as the 2023 recipients of the Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award , which recognizes SIA volunteers who have made tireless effort

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Future Hurricane Risk in U.S.

Recovery Diva

From the Wash Post, this article: Future Hurricane Risk in U.S. “ The risk of damage from hurricane winds will shift in coming decades. See the impact by Zip code. 1 in 3 Americans may face risk by mid-century as winds are projected to reach further inland, northward.

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Consequences of the War in Ukraine: A Bleak Outlook for Russia

The Rand Blog

Whatever may happen in Ukraine or in Russia, things will never be the same. A Russian failure in Ukraine could lead to escalation and a world-changing wider war, or it could lead to dramatic changes within Russia. Either outcome would make for a very different world.

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Join Pure Storage at NVIDIA GTC 2023—Accelerate Your Use of AI

Pure Storage

The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in business and consumer markets around the world is undeniable. It’s in nearly all industries, and now it’s at your fingertips via AI applications that are online and accessible from your mobile phone. It seems like AI is the stuff of science fiction. How can computers simulate the way a human brain thinks and come up with ideas, decisions, and outcomes based on data that isn’t pre-programmed by humans?

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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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SIA New Member Profile: BadgePass

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member BadgePass develops innovative software and hardware solutions for the growing security industry. The company is headquartered in Ridgeland, Mississippi, with several regional offices across the country, and sells and supports its software and hardware solutions nationwide through direct sales and support teammembers and its network of certified dealer partners.

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Trouble with this Site

Recovery Diva

Sorry for the delay in posting, but the Diva has had several days of downtime with this site. Hopefully, it will be back to normal soon.

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Remembering Slain LA Bishop David O'Connell and His Tireless Community Work

The Rand Blog

Bishop Dave left a mark on so many lives, and, even after becoming bishop, remained close to the community he so loved. The world has lost a fearless and compassionate leader.

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Program Enhancements Empower Pure Partners to Reach New Heights

Pure Storage

I love having choices in life. From the car I drive to the job I accept, it gives me a great sense of satisfaction to have the power to choose where I buy goods and services. It’s the same with the partnerships here at Pure Storage. Since our first transaction, Pure has been a 100% partner company. We have partnerships with large, global companies that help customers with enterprise infrastructure needs, and we have local and regional relationships where the rep knows the customers on a first-na

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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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Five ISC West Sessions on Essential Workforce Development Topics

Security Industry Association

ISC West 2023 is coming up March 28-31 in Las Vegas, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC West recently revealed full conference details for the SIA Education@ISC West program , including keynote presentations from top luminaries and 65+ sessions on the most current business trends, technologies and industry developments. Among the robust lineup of conference sessions are several essential offerings on key workforce development issues and topics.

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Regionalization of Health and Emergency Management Services

Disaster Zone

This is a good example of a public health system taking a regional approach.

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Bad Idea: Looking for Easy Solutions for PPBE Reform

The Rand Blog

The means by which the Department of Defense decides how to spend its budget has long been criticized as needlessly complex and incapable of helping policymakers choose among investments to meet strategic goals. Seeking solutions, Congress created the Commission on PPBE Reform in the 2022 defense policy bill. But the reforms the system needs may not be as obvious as they seem.

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Establish device trust with Citrix’s device posture service

Citrix

In our mobile-first world, where hybrid work is the norm for many organizations, employees need access to corporate applications and resources from anywhere, on any device, on the go. While traditional methods of authentication are still an effective way to … The post Establish device trust with Citrix's device posture service first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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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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Security Industry Association Reveals Details for 2023 SIA GovSummit

Security Industry Association

SIA’s public policy and government security technology conference will take place May 16-17 in Washington, D.C. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced details for the 2023 SIA GovSummit , SIA’s annual public policy and government security technology conference. SIA GovSummit 2023 will be held May 16-17 at the National Housing Center in Washington, D.C.

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Build Your Personal COVID-19 Plan for When You Get Sick

Disaster Zone

The pandemic is almost over, but people are still getting sick with COVID.

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The Ukrainian Army Is Leveraging Online Influencers. Can the U.S. Military?

The Rand Blog

Much has been said about Ukraine's astounding success in the information battlefield. How might the U.S. military emulate Ukraine's success to not only help win wars, but also to address its flagging campaign to recruit new members?

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Inaction in Turkey Was Fatal

Recovery Diva

Fron the WashPost: Years of warnings and inaction in Turkish city destroyed by earthquakes

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Four AI-Focused Sessions You Can’t Miss at ISC West

Security Industry Association

ISC West 2023 is coming up March 28-31 in Las Vegas, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC West recently revealed full conference details for the SIA Education@ISC West program , including keynote presentations from top luminaries and 65+ sessions on the most current business trends, technologies and industry developments. Among the robust lineup of conference sessions are several dynamic presentations featuring expert insights on artificial intelligence (AI).

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Train Crash: A Greek Tragedy

Disaster Zone

It is a play that was foretold before it happened.

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What Does Russia's War on Ukraine Mean for the International Order?

The Rand Blog

Russia's war on Ukraine has shown the danger of Russian revanchism and the risk of living next door to a power that embraces war as a coercive tool. It has also highlighted the West's role as a major protector of the democratic world.

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Introducing Citrix Universal Licensing

Citrix

As we reflect on the ever-changing requirements facing enterprise IT, it is clear that flexibility and readiness to transform are key drivers for success. Citrix recently made its own transformation, becoming a business unit of Cloud Software Group. Throughout … The post Introducing Citrix Universal Licensing first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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Security Industry Association Opens Nominations for the 2023 SIA Women in Biometrics Awards

Security Industry Association

The globally recognized program will honor innovative women guiding the biometrics and security industry during the 2023 SIA GovSummit. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the call for nominations for the 2023 SIA Women in Biometrics Awards , a globally recognized program presented by SIA with support from sponsor IDEMIA and organizational and media partners AVISIAN , Biometric Update , FindBiometrics , Mobile ID World and SIA’s Identity & Biometric Te

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Transporting Hazardous Materials--Which is Safer, Trains or Trucks?

Disaster Zone

If you are transporting petroleum products—pipelines is safer.

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Consequences of the War in Ukraine: NATO's Future

The Rand Blog

Security issues have again become paramount among NATO members, making the alliance far more relevant. But NATO's southeastern flank is soft and the war in Ukraine has exposed its fault lines.

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Same Hardware and Software ADCs, Same Flexible Pricing: How NetScaler Subscription Options Stack Up

Citrix

Last October, we reintroduced Citrix ADC as NetScaler — the original name of the pioneering application delivery and security solution. The reintroduction of NetScaler has given us the opportunity to simplify our licensing and pricing: NetScaler now provides subscription-only options … The post Same Hardware and Software ADCs, Same Flexible Pricing: How NetScaler Subscription Options Stack Up first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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How Does NFPA 13 Address Idle Pallet Storage?

National Fire Protection Association

When thinking about automatic sprinkler protection for a warehouse, one might start by asking themselves, what will be stored in the building? That will define the fire hazard. This is a great starting point, but it’s also important to ask yourself additional questions: What type of operations will take place in the building? Will the owner have the need to store any idle pallets?