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Remaking CISA Cybersecurity Efforts

Disaster Zone

It starts with your own internal staff

Extreme Heat and Health

Recovery Diva

New Report: Tools for Extreme Heat and Health of the Nation. The Biden administration, through the interagency National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS), just launched Heat.gov, a website that serves as a hub for extreme heat and the health of the nation by providing clear, science-based information to understand and reduce the health risks that can be caused by extreme heat.

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Is ESG really making a difference or just making your job harder?

Crisis Response Journal

July 2022: Tony Jaques asks if ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) reporting is achieving its purpose

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Storage as-a-Service

Pure Storage

This blog was also written by Rahul Shah. As digital transformation efforts pick up steam, organizations are prioritizing simplicity and flexibility in their procurement decisions more than ever.

Disaster Zone Podcast: Oregon State Office of Emergency Management

Disaster Zone

Major changes have been made

How the Government is Failing Victims of Disasters

Recovery Diva

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Building Your IT Dream Team Requires Creative Thinking and Simplicity

Pure Storage

A new era of digital transformation is taking shape, and, more than ever before, it’s defined by people. People” doesn’t just mean customers; it includes employees, whom many IT leaders struggle to find—and keep.

Job: Seattle Emergency Management Training and Exercise Coordinator

Disaster Zone

This position is in Seattle Public Utilities

Stop Blaming Climate for Disasters

Recovery Diva

From Nature.com: Stop Blaming Climate for disasters. “Natural hazards such as floods, droughts and heatwaves become disasters as a result of societal vulnerability, that is, a propensity of people, societies and ecosystems to be harmed. Often, people’s social, political and economic status determines the nature of differential and disproportionate impacts1.

Balancing Your Business’ Innovation With A Resilience Mindset

Castellan

Article Originally Published on Forbes in June 2022. If you ask any business leader whether innovation is a good thing, they’ll most likely say yes. However, the key to introducing value via innovation is keeping your business’ resiliency in mind and avoiding unacceptable risks.

How the City of New Orleans Prepares for Disasters

Pure Storage

How long can your IT systems be out of service without causing major, life-altering ramifications for the people you serve? The impact of losing data from a natural disaster can be devastating.

When Is a Disaster Plan Out of Date?

Disaster Zone

See my July IAEM Bulletin Disaster Zone Column

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New NAS Book on Infrastructure Investments

Recovery Diva

New Book available from the National Academy of Sciences: Equitable and Resilient Infrastructure Investments. As usual with the NAS, you can download a pdf version free

Might Russia Turn to Terror Bombing Civilians in Ukraine?

The Rand Blog

Recent Russian missile attacks against civilian targets in cities far away from the front lines have killed scores of Ukrainians, leading to widespread outrage. These events raise the question of whether the war in Ukraine is entering a new phase in which terror attacks might become common

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How to Recover Unsaved/Deleted Word Document in 2022 - Ultimate Guide

Acronis

There are few experiences as universally familiar as losing a Word document. Everyone from high schoolers with Catcher in the Rye book reports to business executives with quarterly earnings knows the panic of their work disappearing when it’s just a few crossed-t’s away from being completed.

Upgrade your Zoom Meetings with The Owl System

Disaster Zone

Hybrid meetings means you need a new solution

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How to Choose the Best Business Continuity Software

BryghtPath

You know you need business continuity software. But translating that need into actually getting it done can feel about as overwhelming as starting your tax prep on April 14th. There are a lot of business continuity software solutions on the market. But which ones are the best?

Another 'Hotline' with China Isn't the Answer

The Rand Blog

While well-intentioned, another U.S.-PRC PRC hotline would give false hope that the two countries would resolve disputes more rapidly during a crisis.

As Easy as APIE: This Simple Disaster-Response Model Is Highly Effective

BCM METRICS

Everyone who works in business continuity should know about APIE. This simple disaster-response model—the letters stand for Assess, Plan, Implement, and Evaluate—offers serious benefits to any organization trying to gain control of a disaster and manage its way back to safe and productive operations.

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CISA Job: Critical Infrastructure Specialist

Disaster Zone

Come work in Seattle at CISA Region X

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As Cities Face Violent Crime Surge, Tide Is Changing on Use of Facial Recognition

Security Industry Association

On Thursday, July 21, the city council of New Orleans, Louisiana, approved an ordinance that restores use of facial recognition technology tools to aid criminal investigations by the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), though under new “guardrails” and subject to a comprehensive use policy approved by the state and federal government.

China's Military Aid Is Probably Less Than You Think

The Rand Blog

The first comprehensive assessment of Chinese military aid shows that China's $560 million total during 2013-2018 pales in comparison to the U.S. total of over $35 billion in the same period. This should offer advantages in the intensifying U.S.-China China strategic competition

Automating manual and mundane tasks with brand-new Cyber Scripting

Acronis

The Advanced Management pack’s Cyber Scripting feature increases your IT administrator’s efficiency by eliminating manual and mundane tasks and automating the process with community-driven, out-of-the-box or self-created scripts. Cybersecurity Endpoint protection IT channel insights

Disaster Zone TV - A changing climate and summer hazards.

Disaster Zone

Heat, wildfires and wildfire smoke are impacting communities

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Call for Speakers Open for the IAHSS Annual Conference

Security Industry Association

SIA Invites Members to Share Their Expertise With Health Care Security Leaders. The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) is seeking session proposals for the IAHSS Annual Conference , taking place May 1-3, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee.

China's Pacific Push Is Backfiring

The Rand Blog

Beijing has had only limited success in spreading its influence in the Pacific, with the notable exceptions of the Solomon Islands and Kiribati. To be sure, other victories should be expected to follow. The overall picture, however, is far more challenging for China

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The case for an enterprise browser

Citrix

The browser has become the universal endpoint for devices and the user interface for applications. It is now a primary place where hybrid work gets done in an enterprise.

GAO Found Gap in Dirty Bomb Prevention

Disaster Zone

Low tech, high consequences

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Security Industry Association Announces Winners for the 2022 Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship

Security Industry Association

Alex Orr of Johnson Controls and Esteban Pastor of ZKTeco will receive $5,000 scholarships to use toward education and professional development in the identity management field. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named two recipients for the 2022 Denis R.

The Mutual Rewards of Hiring a Veteran: Q&A with Kyleanne Hunter and Kayla Williams

The Rand Blog

July 25 is National Hire a Veteran Day, and its purpose is to encourage employers to look to this diverse pool of workers to fill positions. Employers stand to benefit from the experience and skills that veterans acquire during military service.

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Interns share their Citrix experience

Citrix

At Citrix, our interns’ work matters.

What’s new in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud? — July, 2022

Acronis

As the number of cyberattacks continue to increase and grow more sophisticated in nature, Acronis is committed to making it easy for MSPs to extend their offerings and effortlessly manage Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud to ensure their clients’ systems, applications and data are protected.

SIA Member Profile: System Surveyor

Security Industry Association

Security Industry Association (SIA) member System Surveyor provides intelligent system design software designed for video surveillance, access control, fire alarms, IT, building automation, audio-visual, Internet of Things, communications and more.

Managing Zerto Class at Discover 2022

Zerto

What does Zerto do? How can you learn about Zerto and deploy labs—while earning a certification? Enter “Managing Zerto: Setup, Protection, and Recovery,” a new instructor-led training taught by expert HPE instructors. HPE Discover 2022 marked the first time this course was taught in person.