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Hacking and Ransomware Remain a Significant Challenge

Disaster Zone

$600 million in ransom payments in 2021

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Guest Posting on Hurricane Sandy

Recovery Diva

Hurricane Sandy at 10, Katrina at 20: How do we study recovery over decades? As I was wrapping up my book on long-term recovery after Hurricane Sandy, due this fall from Lexington Press, I realized that we are fast approaching the 20 th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Decadal milestones are important in the study of long-term recovery because they provide opportunities for assessment and stock taking.

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Oracle Database Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution with Storage Snapshots

Pure Storage

Over recent years, we’ve seen an explosion in data growth, driven by the realisation of the business value of data generated and the insights we can gain from its analysis. .

The Impact of Hybrid Work Environments on Resilience Management

Castellan

Today, business as usual isn’t the same as we used to know. While some companies sustained on-premises teams throughout the coronavirus pandemic—and some more have returned to that recently—many organizations still operate in a fully-remote or hybrid work environment.

Disaster Zone Podcast: ‘An Interview with FEMA Region X Administrator’

Disaster Zone

A career FEMA employee has been appointed

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Map of Wildfire Risk in U.S.

Recovery Diva

From the NYTimes: Here’s the First-Ever Map Showing Wildfire Risk to American Homes. New data was used to calculate fire risk to residential and other properties throughout the lower 48 United States. The threats are rising

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How cyberthreats and cybersecurity are evolving in 2022

Acronis

In planning for an uncertain future where cyberthreats are increasingly common and sophisticated, protecting your data from compromise requires a proactive approach to mitigate the effects of an attack on your systems and potentially save your business from ruin.

Children’s Book on Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Zone

This one comes from the UN

About Time: Deciding When to Start Your RTO Countdown

MHA Consulting

Many organizations lack a clear, recognized understanding of when the metaphorical switch will be flipped to start the recovery time objective (RTO) countdown timer.

Spotlight on Success: Pure Leaders Recognized by CRN

Pure Storage

The Channel Company publishes a number of lists annually that showcase those in the industry who truly rise above the crowd. This year, I’m delighted to share that five of my colleagues at Pure have been named to the CRN Women of the Channel list for 2022! .

How to create an effective business continuity awareness campaign in your organization

BryghtPath

In most organizations, the only times a business leader and their team learn about business continuity & crisis management is when the time comes to update their business impact analysis and associated plans – or when an incident or crisis occurs.

What is Happening with the Pandemic?

Disaster Zone

What's going to happen next

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) for MSPs in a comprehensive cyber protection strategy

Acronis

In the event of a sudden and unexpected disruption, from a power outage or natural disaster to equipment failure or system crash, the consequences can be catastrophic. This underlines the compelling case for MSPs to offer clients a way to maintain business continuity if the worst should happen.

Using FlashArray Snapshots for SQL Server

Pure Storage

Intelligent data management is at the core of digital transformation and modern infrastructure. According to the ESG report, The Evolution of Intelligent Data Management , “More than three-quarters of organizations are satisfied to some extent with their secondary data reuse strategies. ”

7 Business Continuity Exercise Scenarios That You Need to Prepare For

BryghtPath

According to research, about 25% of businesses fail to recover after disasters. If they lack a recovery plan, it becomes hard to cope with the repercussions. That’s why your business needs an ideal business continuity plan (BCP).

Hot Weather and Heat Injuries

Disaster Zone

Hot weather is coming soon

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What is a managed service provider (MSP)?

Acronis

Managed service providers (MSP) are businesses that offer multiple, managed, information technology (IT) services to other businesses. MSPs today largely deliver their services remotely, over a network, although they may maintain other revenue streams that require onsite support.

When I Say Security Tech, Proptech Says…What?

Security Industry Association

Lee Odess, general manager at Latch, serves as chair of SIA’s Proptech Advisory Board. Here is my thesis: The security industry is way off on what it thinks the proptech value creation story is.

Why Sustainability Matters to Federal Technology Leaders

Pure Storage

We hear a lot about sustainability these days, but the concept has been around for a long time.

Growing Your Emergency Management Program

Disaster Zone

One example for what is being done

What is Hybrid Cloud Architecture? How does it work?

Acronis

Modern business IT demands connections that are faster, more intricate, and constantly available.

PagerDuty Summit ‘22: A Summit Designed with YOU in Mind by Alyssa Sachs

PagerDuty

Here at PagerDuty one of our most important values is “Championing the Customer” – this means doing everything we can to improve the lives of the people who interact with our business and our team.

Please Join Us for the 2022 C&E Women in STEM Education Session & Luncheon!

National Fire Protection Association

From victims of factory fires to leaders in the fire and life safety world, women have been and continue to be major drivers of change within the fire protection and life safety community. Please join us for the Women in STEM education session on Wednesday, June 8 from 10:30 a.m.-12 12 p.m.

More than 429,000 people have died of Covid after vaccinations became available

Disaster Zone

Almost half of all deaths

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5 Keys To Strong Safety Leadership [+ Company Buy-in]

Alert Media

The post 5 Keys To Strong Safety Leadership [+ Company Buy-in] appeared first on AlertMedia. Emergency Management Security and Safety

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Security Industry Association Announces Winners for the 2022 Women in Biometrics Awards

Security Industry Association

Gena Alexa, Amanda Conley, Delia McGarry, Diane Stephens and Bobby Varma will be honored for their leadership and contributions in biometrics and security at the 2022 SIA GovSummit. SILVER SPRING, Md. –

Citrix extends the Windows 365 Cloud PC experience for the modern workplace

Citrix

For decades, Citrix and Microsoft have worked together to deliver robust technology solutions that enable IT to support the ever-changing needs of business.

Flying Blind in a Pandemic

Disaster Zone

At-home testing clouds the case count

Three Principles for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security

The Rand Blog

In his inaugural address in 1998, former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung defined three principles for Korean peninsula peace and security. How might these principles be adjusted to manage today's changing North Korean threats and the Korean security environment

SIA New Member Profile: Vunetrix

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Vunetrix offers a security network monitoring tool designed to detect real-time performance problems with IP security technologies across multiple geographics and report conditions through a user-friendly dashboard and automated email/SMS alerts.

Automate your VDA upgrades — at scale!

Citrix

Citrix is excited to announce that the VDA Upgrade feature is now in preview. Let’s face it, persistent VMs are very popular in a virtual desktop Infrastructure.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Disaster Zone

These loans have dried up

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Symposium to Focus on the Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem and How Professionals Can Apply its Principles to Help Solve Today’s Fire Safety Challenges

National Fire Protection Association

When NFPA unveiled the Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem in 2018, stakeholders told us they were drawn to the idea.

Industry Partners Announce Comprehensive Security Industry Compensation Study

Security Industry Association

Presented by the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent and bringing together top organizations, the 2022 study will provide the security industry with the data it needs to effectively recruit and hire talent. SILVER SPRING, Md.