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Beyond ROI: The Value of Effective Crisis Management

BryghtPath

Not all crises come with a silver lining. But in the case of COVID, its global reach earned the discipline of crisis management fresh interest, as crisis management savvy organizations quickly stood apart from their lesser prepared counterparts.

Overcoming Operational Resilience Implementation Barriers

Castellan

Business continuity. Disaster response. Crisis management.

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Why Are Conditions in Puerto Rico So Bad?

Recovery Diva

From the Wash Post, this editorial opinion piece: A storm of red tape and incompetence battered Puerto Rico long before Fiona. A related article from the Wash Post: FEMA tells a skeptical Puerto Rico that this time won’t be like Hurricane Maria

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What Is FEMA Doing in Response to Puerto Rico’s Disaster?

Disaster Zone blog

A short list of actions being taken to respond

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Data Storage Innovation: Tackling the Climate and Energy Crisis

Pure Storage

This year’s spike in energy prices has delivered pain at the pump for consumers while upping inflationary pressures on industries and economies worldwide.

Uber Security Breach - News Alert

Scott R. Davis

September 16, 2022 – The Cyber Security Association of Pennsylvania and it's President Scott R. Davis has issued a recommendation for users of popular ride share service Uber to update their user credentials.

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RAND Experts React to Putin's Latest Threatening Rhetoric

The Rand Blog

Vladimir Putin appeared to double-down on his country's war effort in Ukraine September 21st, calling up hundreds of thousands of new troops, threatening Ukraine and the West, vowing to use “all the means at our disposal,” and pointing out that he is not bluffing.

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Vaccines and Vaccinations for COVID Boosters

Disaster Zone blog

Great information you need to read

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Why Data Means Business for the Public Sector

Pure Storage

Public sector data holds tremendous potential value. In 2021, the UK government saved £142 million through its Digital, Data and Technology function, which aims to help departments make the right technology decisions and enhance digital services.

Puerto Rico Again Loses Power to a Hurricane

Recovery Diva

From the NYTimes, this article about Puerto Rico;s power problems 5 years after the last major hurricane” On Anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Storm Leaves Puerto Rico in the Dark

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Regime Change in Russia?

The Rand Blog

A careful strategy of strength and prudence has helped the West maintain security and manage relations with Moscow. The West may continue this course while upping the ante to help Ukraine defeat and expel Russian forces.

A Closer Look at Some Assembly Occupancy Requirements

National Fire Protection Association

The fire at a Thai nightclub in early August 2022 was all too familiar. It started during a live music performance killing 20 people and injuring 25.

You Can Tell a Lot about a Company from its Sustainability Report

Pure Storage

This blog about sustainability was authored by both Biswajit Mishra and Justin Emerson. Regardless of your location, your role in an organization, or your industry, it’s likely that you’ve heard the term ESG, which stands for environmental, social, and governance.

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Recovery Support for Schools Website

Recovery Diva

From REMS: New Recovery Support Information for Schools

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Ukraine's 1777 Moment

The Rand Blog

The Battle of Saratoga turned the tides of the Revolutionary War, ultimately leading to American independence. Nearly 250 years later, the Battle of Kharkiv may be a similar turning point in Ukraine's fight against Russia

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Actionable Intelligence: Identify, Verify, and Act With Confidence

Alert Media

The post Actionable Intelligence: Identify, Verify, and Act With Confidence appeared first on AlertMedia. Emergency Management Situational Awareness Threat Intelligence

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Achieve Energy Savings with Pure1

Pure Storage

Sustainability and energy efficiency are key differentiators between Pure Storage ® and the competition. In fact, we recently found that we can save customers up to 80% carbon energy consumption over other flash storage vendors (and even more against spinning disk arrays).

Critique of Global Covid Response

Recovery Diva

Editorial Opinion from WashPost: After ‘a massive global failure’ on covid, what happens the next time

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SOC 2 vs ISO 27001: Key Differences Between the Standards

Reciprocity

Organizations rely on a host of standards to help them achieve regulatory compliance. Among the most popular are SOC 2 and ISO 27001 – standards that might seem similar at first glance, and do support each other in certain ways; but do serve distinct purposes.

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Cyber Attacks on Hospitals – What are the Impacts?

Plan B Consulting

After conducting cyber incident exercises in a hospital this week, Charlie is sharing his key take aways and research, looking specifically at healthcare organisations. Earlier this week at PlanB Consulting, my colleagues and I wrote and then delivered two exercises for a hospital in the UK.

Blood, Sweat, and Tiers: The Benefits of Tiered BC Testing 

BCM METRICS

Tiered testing is a way of matching the rigor of the testing applied to a given business process with its importance to the organization. It ensures that you get the most bang for your testing buck and that the most critically important parts of your organization are adequately protected.

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Acronis #CyberFit Summit Miami 2022: Cyber Protect the Future!

Acronis

The largest-ever gathering of cyber protection professionals is less than a month away!

CCPA vs. GDPR: Compliance Comparison

Reciprocity

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) , heralded as the U.S. version of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ), has many American companies overhauling their approach to privacy protection in data processing activities.

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Cyber Attacks on Hospitals – What are the Impacts?

Plan B Consulting

After conducting cyber incident exercises in a hospital this week, Charlie is sharing his key take aways and research, looking specifically at healthcare organisations. Earlier this week at PlanB Consulting, my colleagues and I wrote and then delivered two exercises for a hospital in the UK.

Digital Transformation Pitfalls—And How to Avoid Them

NexusTek

READ TIME: 4 MIN. September 21, 2022. Digital Transformation Pitfalls—And How to Avoid Them. Digital transformation is a broad term that refers to the use of digital technologies to accelerate business performance.

Microsoft Teams Client Stores User Authentication Tokens in Unsecured Text Format

LAN Infotech

Microsoft Teams Client Stores User Authentication Tokens in Unsecured Text Format. Key Points. A new Microsoft Teams exploit could allow attackers to access sensitive user data. Microsoft Teams saves auth tokens as cleartext on Windows, Linux, and Mac computers.

The Disaster Bills Coming Due

The Rand Blog

The United States largely waits for a disaster to strike and then spends billions to repair damages. Investing in resilience today can significantly reduce the costs to recover after a disaster strikes

6 essential steps for planning a hybrid cloud migration

Citrix

Are you considering moving some of your on-premises workloads to the cloud? Many organizations are migrating to hybrid cloud environments. This allows them to enjoy the benefits of the cloud while continuing to leverage existing datacenter investments.

IDE & Social Impact – Our ERGs Give Back to the Community by Mya King

PagerDuty

Dutonians are known for their relentless pursuit of positive impact, in both their work and personal life, and our ATL crew consistently goes above and beyond to model this attribute. As we approached the end of summer, back-to-school shopping became top of mind for most Dutonians.

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How To Make Microsoft Teams Your Default For Meetings

LAN Infotech

How To Make Microsoft Teams Your Default For Meetings. Key Points. You can make Microsoft Teams your default application for online meetings by following a few simple steps in Outlook. Changing your default settings will ensure that all your meetings are created in Teams.

The Rise of the Rest: How Russia Views the Future World Order

The Rand Blog

What Russia seeks is new political leadership across the Western world that does not support a status quo that can isolate Russia from the capital and technology it needs to generate security and prosperity over the long term

How to give financial traders the Citrix HDX performance they need

Citrix

Picture the typical trader. While traditionally you’ve found them on a trading floor or in a city center office, that’s changed with the pandemic as financial institutions are realizing the benefits of a hybrid work model.

Declaring the COVID Pandemic as Being Over

Disaster Zone blog

Governments appear ready to do so

SIA’s Proptech Advisory Board at Blueprint 2022

Security Industry Association

Lee Odess, senior vice president, business and operations at Latch, serves as chair of SIA’s Proptech Advisory Board. Fresh off of GSX in Atlanta, Georgia, and Blueprint in Las Vegas, Nevada, I can tell you two things: First, the desire to be in real life is no joke.