Sat.May 21, 2022 - Fri.May 27, 2022

Preparedness Goes Prime Time on NBC’s New Amsterdam

DRI Drive

Doctors on NBC’s medical drama New Amsterdam broke out the EPM (Emergency Preparedness Manual) on this week’s episode.

Major Cyber Organizations of the Russian Intelligence Services

Disaster Zone

You can't tell the players without a scorecard

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5 Things You Should Never Do When You Get A Bad Review

Bernstein Crisis Management

Reduce the odds a single review turns into a truly damaging issue. We see a lot of advice shared about the things you SHOULD do when you get a bad review, but how about a bit of crisis prevention focused advice to match? A key part of handling any negative situations online is making sure you don’t worsen the situation while trying to fix it, and that’s why today we’re going to talk about the 5 thing you should NEVER do when you get a bad review.

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High Tech Tools for Hurricane Predication

Recovery Diva

From Inside Climate News: Forecasters Tap High-Tech Tools as US Warns of Another Unusually Active Hurricane Season. Predictions of hurricane paths have improved markedly, but their intensity remains difficult to forecast. Air and water drones could change that

NOAA: Expect Another Big Hurricane Season

DRI Drive

Echoing early predictions, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season – the seventh in a row. NOAA is predicting, with 70% confidence, a range of 13 to 20 named storms with winds of 39 mph or higher from now through Nov.

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Drones Supporting the Delivery of Medical Supplies

Disaster Zone

Another example for what is happening elsewhere

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Customize Your Hurricane Kits

Recovery Diva

Hurricane Checklists for Building All Kinds of Storm Kits. Needs will vary: Children and grandparents will require different supplies,and everyone will have to take a different approach depending on whether you stay home, head to a shelter or go to someone’s house

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Is the UK Putting COVID-19 in the Rear View Too Early?

DRI Drive

A recent survey of the United Kingdom’s financial sector sees pandemic response dropping in its risk ranking – are they ignoring indicators that we’re not done with the pandemic yet?

BIG Law Enforcement Mistakes in Texas

Disaster Zone

Columbine changed how we respond to active shooter situations

Why the Human Experience Will Make or Break Your Digital Transformation

Pure Storage

Think about an experience we go through as humans that’s generally tedious or unpleasant—for example, buying a car. No matter how slick the showroom or gorgeous the car, the experience tends to be slow, painful, and incomprehensible.

Disaster Equity Concerns re Upcoming Hurricane Season

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: Interagency Officials Prepare for ‘Another Tough Hurricane Season’. Agency leaders discussed progress on disaster equity initiatives to help those affected by storms who may have limited access to resources

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The Gun Laws That Work, and the Gun Laws That Don't

The Rand Blog

Are certain gun laws and regulations likely to improve or worsen public safety? At a time when many Americans are searching for solutions to our country's intolerably high rates of gun violence, social scientists can help provide answers

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Cybersecurity Requires Diligence Not Money

Disaster Zone

Throwing money at an issue doesn't always work

Building a Resilience Culture in Your Organization

BryghtPath

Does your organization take business continuity and crisis management seriously? Are you getting the resources you need to run these programs well? If not, my best advice to you starts with a question: “What are you doing to build a culture of resilience within your organization?”

The legal implications of paying ransomware demands: The evolving state of ransomware

Acronis

The legal implications of paying or not paying ransomware demands hover like a specter over businesses as attacks become more prevalent and sophisticated.

Business, Interrupted: The Keys to Building a Resilience Management Culture

Castellan

When it comes to success—whether it’s resilience management or crisis response or any of the other many important programs that are part of your organization—building a culture that understands and integrates its importance into day-to-day operations is paramount to success.

Adding Mass Shootings to Your Hazards List

Disaster Zone

They are common enough that mass shootings should be listed

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The Great Resignation and IT Employees: Where Do Things Stand Today?

NexusTek

READ TIME: 5 MIN. May 25, 2022. The Great Resignation and IT Employees: Where Do Things Stand Today? April 2021 marked the onset of the Great Resignation when a record-setting 3.99 million U.S. workers voluntarily left their jobs 1.

Cyber resilience: Software for business continuity

Acronis

Today’s security service providers and IT professionals need to assume that data is constantly under attack. So, it’s essential that cyber resilience must include the ability to continue operations while under attack and to recover from attacks.

Roll with the Changes: A New Generation Requires a New Approach to BCM 

BCM METRICS

The Internet generation has arrived in the workplace, bringing new ways of thinking, learning, and getting things done. The business continuity profession will need to adapt if it is to partner effectively with these new workers and continue protecting organizations and their stakeholders.

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How to Write an Op-ed

Disaster Zone

A good guide to getting it published

Time to Fight Back Against Ransomware: Zerto Will Show You How

Zerto

Ransomware is the most rampant disaster threat to organizations in every industry. Cybercriminals are disrupting business, causing reputational damage and lost revenue to organizations worldwide. Last year, a minimum of $18 billion was paid in ransoms globally ¹.

Disaster recovery with AWS managed services, Part 2: Multi-Region/backup and restore

AWS Disaster Recovery

In part I of this series, we introduced a disaster recovery (DR) concept that uses managed services through a single AWS Region strategy. In part two, we introduce a multi-Region backup and restore approach.

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine May Harden U.S. Indo-Pacific Allies

The Rand Blog

The effects of Russia's war against Ukraine stretch worldwide as countries watch Ukraine's unfolding tragedy to glean possible lessons for their own security. Understanding how Australia and Japan are perceiving the conflict could be critical for allied strategy in the Indo-Pacific region

May 26 — Hurricanes, Sea Level Rise, and Flooding: Critical Infrastructure Impacts

Disaster Zone

Hear from the National Weather Service

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Navigating Electrical Safety Through Marina Waters

National Fire Protection Association

I don’t know about where you reside, but the race is on here in Michigan! The frenzied months of April and May are spent uncovering and cleaning boats, in anticipation of considerable time spent on the water over Memorial Day weekend.

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A Resilient Workforce Is a Key Building Block to Success

BMC

As we mark the close of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month , ever-changing world events—and for some, changes in how and where we work—make it a good time to check in and revisit helpful ways to ensure our own resilience and the resiliency of our people.

A Four Day Week: Is America Ready?

The Rand Blog

As alluring as a calendar filled with three-day weekends may seem, research shows that short school weeks can have educational and health risks for students, but also benefits for them and for school districts that make the change. Do the benefits of the condensed week outweigh the costs

Disaster Zone Podcast: ‘The Upcoming Cold War with Russia’

Disaster Zone

Intercontinental cyber weapons

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Enabling a productive remote workspace with NVIDIA and Citrix HDX

Citrix

Recently, I sat down with Lee Bushen from NVIDIA and Citrix’s Muhammad Dawood for a webinar where we discussed how, together, the latest Citrix HDX graphics stack and NVIDIA virtual GPU solutions can provide unmatched graphics acceleration.

A Resilient Workforce Is a Key Building Block to Success

BMC

As we mark the close of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month , ever-changing world events—and for some, changes in how and where we work—make it a good time to check in and revisit helpful ways to ensure our own resilience and the resiliency of our people.

Camping Bans and Group Shelters Unlikely to Solve Homelessness Crisis

The Rand Blog

Should Los Angeles continue to direct most resources toward creating permanent housing with services? Or should it try to rapidly add more group shelters and shared tiny homes which would allow the city to enforce camping bans in certain areas? There are compelling arguments for both approaches

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Regional Action Requires Coalition Warfare Approach

Disaster Zone

You can't go it alone,d regionally

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Application Virtualization vs. Desktop Virtualization: What’s the difference?

Citrix

Organizations may wonder whether application virtualization or desktop virtualization is the way to go.