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The Intersection of Traditional PR and Crisis Management

Bernstein Crisis Management

The Intersection of Traditional PR and Crisis Management In an era where the digital landscape dominates the field of communication, it’s important to remember that many of the timeless principles of traditional public relations continue to underpin the strategies shaping crisis management today. The intertwined relationship between traditional PR and crisis management is a valuable example of how foundational communication strategies can be adapted to navigate today’s complex busine

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One Current Take on FEMA

Recovery Diva

From Gov.Exec.com: Lawmakers debate the role of an overworked and under-resourced FEMA. Despite some hiring success, FEMA is taking on more tasks while operating at 65% capacity.

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Four Top Sessions on Artificial Intelligence at ISC West 2024

Security Industry Association

ISC West 2024 is coming up April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, 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 over 100 sessions from top industry expert speakers on the most current business trends, technologies and industry developments.

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Optimize GenAI Applications with Retrieval-augmented Generation from Pure Storage and NVIDIA

Pure Storage

Optimize GenAI Applications with Retrieval-augmented Generation from Pure Storage and NVIDIA by Pure Storage Blog Generative AI (GenAI) is one of the fastest-adopted technologies in history. But for boardrooms and business leaders to give it serious consideration, it has to prove its worth for enterprise use cases. How will it increase business, innovation, and operational velocity?

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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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The U.S.–China Rivalry in a New Medieval Age

The Rand Blog

Trends like weakening governments and fragmenting societies suggest that the era of industrial superpowers is over and we've entered a new medieval age. The U.S.-China rivalry may have more in common with the fitful conflicts of the 14th century than with the cataclysmic world wars of the 20th.

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New Solutions for Multifamily Access Control

Security Industry Association

Cloud platforms and mobile credentials offer convenience and security Jennifer Lytle is vice president and general manager, emerging business at LiftMaster. Access control systems for apartments, condominiums and gated communities have evolved from traditional methods such as keys, cards and fobs to more advanced solutions. Smart access control presents an opportunity to foster new client relationships, and security integrators who are serious about growing their business should get in front of

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Deep dive into automated patching with Acronis Advanced Management

Acronis

MSPs need a streamlined and efficient patch management solution. Acronis Advanced Management offers a simple, automated product that can help them resolve this challenge.

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Help Ukraine Win—or Risk Kicking Off a U.S. Losing Streak

The Rand Blog

Continued assistance to Ukraine is critical if the United States is to retain its position as the world's indispensable nation and the many benefits Americans enjoy as a result. Failing to support Ukraine now might kick off an American losing streak that could take decades to overcome.

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Disaster Data Science – from the NAS

Recovery Diva

From the National Academy of Sciences: The Action Collaborative on Disaster Research: Symposium on Disaster Data Science Thanks to Dr. Lois Cohen for this citation.

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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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Optimizing Performance and Cost Savings for Elastic on Pure Storage

Pure Storage

Optimizing Performance and Cost Savings for Elastic on Pure Storage by Pure Storage Blog This article originally appeared on InsideBigData.com. There’s no denying that data is growing at an unprecedented rate and access to this data is crucial for enterprises seeking insights for business growth. As data continues to expand, so does the demand for fast query performance and quick insights.

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5 reasons why a social media presence is essential for MSPs

Acronis

For managed service providers (MSPs), leveraging social media platforms is a necessity. Here are five reasons why establishing and maintaining a robust social media presence is essential for MSPs.

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Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology: Risks and Opportunities

The Rand Blog

Machine learning is helping scientists make sense of the genetic keys that could unlock new crops, new drugs, and vaccines. But policymakers may not be prepared for the impact those two fields could have together. To make the most of the opportunities to come, and to avoid the dangers, that has to change.

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BCP solutions for small business

KingsBridge BCP

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) can be a challenge for small businesses. Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is defined as the process of determining how to continue critical business operations in the event of an incident/disaster, making it extremely important for all businesses, big and small.

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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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Helping Healthcare Organizations Stay Agile and Protect Data

Pure Storage

Helping Healthcare Organizations Stay Agile and Protect Data by Pure Storage Blog Imagine that your healthcare business pays $22 million in cryptocurrency to cybercriminals to recover data and systems encrypted in a ransomware attack that targeted a subsidiary, causing massive disruption across the industry. Then, you learn the ransomware gang has likely cut and run with your money, betraying its own business associates.

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How Partnering Builds Vendor Value

Security Industry Association

Elite Interactive Solutions’ Scott Blakeman discusses how moving from basic transactional to more consultative interactions can exponentially enhance relationships between security providers and customers. Scott Blakeman is vice president, security solutions for Los Angeles-based Elite Interactive Solutions. In the realm of physical security, the distinction between being perceived as a security vendor and a security partner holds great importance.

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Americans Need to Know How the Government Will Use AI

The Rand Blog

Americans have been concerned about tech-enabled government surveillance for as long as they have known about it. With the recent Department of Homeland Security announcement that it is embracing artificial intelligence, that concern isn't going away anytime soon. How could federal agencies mitigate some of that fear?

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How to Navigate the Cybersecurity Minefield of Remote Work

LogisManager

How to Navigate the Cybersecurity Minefield of Remote Work Last Updated: March 19, 2024 While the debate over the productivity of employees working from home continues to rage, another factor that requires special attention in a hybrid or fully remote company is workplace cybersecurity. According to an INTERPOL report , between January and April 2020, there was a significant increase in malicious cyber activities attributed to the pandemic shift to WFH.

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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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Protected: Experts Answer 5 Key Questions About AI

Pure Storage

Protected: Experts Answer 5 Key Questions About AI by Pure Storage Blog This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Experts Answer 5 Key Questions About AI appeared first on Pure Storage Blog.

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SIA New Member Profile: Morningstar Corporation

Security Industry Association

Brad Berwald, director of marketing at Morningstar New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Morningstar Corporation is a provider of solar charge controllers and inverters. SIA spoke with Brad Berwald, director of marketing at Morningstar, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA. Tell us the story of your company. Brad Berwald : Morningstar was founded in 1993 by Lee Gordon and Ken Gerken.

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Math Teachers’ Efforts Can Really Add Up

The Rand Blog

New RAND research reveals that teachers wield incredible influence in leveling the playing field in math class—and in helping students achieve their full potential.

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How to leverage IT to deliver tailored shopping experiences

Online Computers

In Minority Report, the Steven Spielberg-directed blockbuster set in 2054, there’s a scene wherein Tom Cruise’s character walks down a hallway lined with hologram ads and facial recognition security cameras. When the cameras detect his presence, the ads start addressing him by name. In another scene, his character enters a Gap store, and the virtual greeter addresses him accordingly.

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Empowering MSPs: How Acronis uses AI in its products and our plans for the future

Acronis

Acronis has a robust AI-enabled security stack, and new AI innovations are on the way. Read on to learn about how Acronis uses AI in our products and solutions, and what is coming in 2024.

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Can AI Reverse Security’s Declining Margins?

Security Industry Association

Repurposing and expanding video surveillance infrastructure may be the key to long-term success Matt Powell is managing director for North America at ISS. The last several years have been a bit of a roller coaster ride for the security industry. On one hand, the uncertainty created by the global spread of COVID-19 was a bit of a boon initially to the market, creating demand for solutions, such as remote video monitoring, that organizations could use to keep tabs on what were largely vacant facil

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Don't Abandon Europe in the Name of 'Asia First'

The Rand Blog

Allies are key to U.S. great power competition. They are the only asset its adversaries do not also share. Instead of a strategic calculation, isolating European partners' vital interests because they are “less important” than Asia can only harm the United States' relationship with its Asian partners as well.

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SLA Guarantees or Broken Promises? The StaaS Reality Check

Pure Storage

SLA Guarantees or Broken Promises? The StaaS Reality Check by Pure Storage Blog In a recent Pure Report podcast , I chatted with Pure Storage veteran Stan Yanitskiy, Digital Experience Solution Architect, about the realities and misconceptions of storage as a service (StaaS)—and what sets Pure apart. The STaaS Reality ‘Buzz’ There’s a genuine buzz around storage as a service (STaaS) and subscription-based solutions right now.

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How AI will shape the future of risk management

everbridge

By Eric Boger, VP Risk Intelligence It has become increasingly evident that the complexities and challenges that defined the risk landscape of 2023 will almost certainly persist throughout 2024 and beyond. Enterprises will continue to grapple with a relentless and intricate risk landscape; rather than facing isolated threats, they are confronted with a complex web of interconnected challenges.

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Security Industry Association Expands Its Team to Better Serve Its Members

Security Industry Association

Rachel Tayag, Adriana Lopez Cadima, Natalie Robinson and Adom Yusuf will support and advance SIA’s efforts and initiatives in learning and development, marketing, member services and standards and technology. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has welcomed four new members to the SIA team to support the association’s members and initiatives: Rachel Tayag, associate director of learning and development; Adriana Lopez Cadima, senior manager of design and videography; Na

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What Sweden's Accession Means for NATO

The Rand Blog

Russia's failed invasion of Ukraine pushed neutral Sweden to embrace a role in Europe and NATO's collective defence and security. With the addition of its 32nd Member, NATO's toolkit gains Sweden's ground and air combat, nearshore and undersea warfare capabilities, as well as the country's expertise in niche areas such as cold weather operations.

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Helping Healthcare Organizations Stay Agile and Protect Data

Pure Storage

Helping Healthcare Organizations Stay Agile and Protect Data by Pure Storage Blog Imagine that your healthcare business needs to pay cybercriminals tens of millions of dollars to recover data and systems encrypted in a ransomware attack. The urgency to return to normal operations is great, not only because your operations are wholly disrupted, but also because many of the providers you work with and their patients are feeling the impacts of this attack, too.

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How “Centaur AI” will reshape the future of risk intelligence

everbridge

By Eric Boger, VP Risk Intelligence Several months into the new year, it becomes increasingly evident that the complexities and challenges that defined the risk landscape of 2023 will almost certainly persist. Enterprises will continue to grapple with a relentless and intricate risk landscape; rather than facing isolated threats, they are confronted with a complex web of interconnected challenges.