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Get Ready for a Record Breaking Hurricane Season

DRI Drive

The North Atlantic hurricane season is on the horizon, and this year could put even the most seasoned resilience professionals through their paces. Pointing to warm ocean waters and an upcoming shift from El Niño to La Niña, University of Pennsylvania climate scientists are predicting between 27 and 39 named storms, with a best estimate of 33. […] The post Get Ready for a Record Breaking Hurricane Season appeared first on DRI Drive.

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FEMA Grants For Flood Resilience

Recovery Diva

From Homeland Security Today: Biden-Harris Administration Offers $295 Million to Boost Community Resilience Against Climate Change. President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda to Fund States’ Abilities to Make Structures Safer and More Resilient FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell has announced that 16 states and one Tribal Nation are eligible for a total of up to $295 million in funding for flood resilience through the fiscal year 2023 Swift Current funding opportunity, made possi

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Office Activism Makes Crisis Management for Businesses More Difficult

Bernstein Crisis Management

Office Activism Makes Crisis Management for Businesses More Difficult Wall St. Journal Calls out the Problem The article discusses the trend of business leaders being increasingly resistant to employee activism that disrupts workplace operations. Google’s recent firing of 28 employees who protested a cloud-computing contract with the Israeli government is highlighted as a significant example of this shift.

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Security Industry Association and International Biometrics + Identity Association Oppose Adding Extraneous Prohibitions on TSA Use of Facial Biometrics in Potential FAA Measure

Security Industry Association

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) have urged Congress to oppose inclusion in the FAA Reauthorization measure of an extraneous provision seeking to prohibit the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) from using facial recognition technology. In an April 15, 2024, letter to Sens.

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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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Green Your Data Center with Pure Storage

Pure Storage

Green Your Data Center with Pure Storage by Pure Storage Blog Happy Earth Day! In celebration of Earth Day, we have a wonderful video where Pure Storage Executives and one of our key partners, Intel, talk about how we approach and implement sustainability into our overall business, goals, and philosophy. As a recognized leader in sustainable data storage, we are proud that we are embracing key principles of sustainability and social change.

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New Zealand Becomes the Latest Country to Pivot to the U.S.

The Rand Blog

Wellington's strategic pivot is good news for Washington and its allies. But the United States should temper its expectations: New Zealand is likely to continue to preserve productive relations with China while it emphasizes the importance of stronger security ties with the United States.

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Unveiling the Importance of Power BI Backup: Safeguarding Your Data’s Future

Zerto

In today’s data-driven business landscape, Microsoft Power BI has emerged as a critical tool for organizations to analyze and visualize their data, derive insights, and make informed decisions. However, ensuring the availability and integrity of this valuable data is paramount. This blog explores the importance of backing up Power BI content and how Zerto Backup for Power BI, powered by Keepit , can help organizations safeguard their Power BI data effectively.

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PagerDuty FY24 Impact Report: Building an Equitable and Sustainable Future by Shelley Webb

PagerDuty

Today, we are proud to share PagerDuty’s fourth annual Impact Report , which describes the work we’ve done across five key Global Impact pillars to build an equitable and sustainable future: our people, our products, responsible business practices, philanthropic investments, and planet stewardship. PagerDuty’s impact strategy is tightly integrated with our mission to revolutionize operations and build customer trust by anticipating the unexpected in an unpredictable world.

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FEMA Has Spent $4B to Help Destroy Flood-Prone Homes

Recovery Diva

From CMBC: Here’s why FEMA has spent about $4 billion to help destroy flood-prone homes The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has spent around $4 billion assisting in the purchase of about 45,000 to 50,000 damaged homes since 1989, according to A.R. Siders, director of the University of Delaware’s Climate Change Science and Policy Hub, who analyzed FEMA’s data in 2019.

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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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Japan's Remarkable Call for American Leadership

The Rand Blog

In early April, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida appeared before the U.S. Congress and told the United States to act like a global power. But Kishida's speech contained no censure or accusations. Just a plea from one of America's closest allies to members of Congress to come back and be the champion of the international order that it knows America can be.

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SIA Standards Update From ISC West 2024

Security Industry Association

Adom Yusuf shares 8 key updates on SIA’s standards programs coming out of ISC West, held April 9-12 in Las Vegas. The SIA Standards team is celebrating an amazing week in Las Vegas! With the ISC West energy still lingering, I’m eager to spotlight key discussions from many standards-related gatherings. If any of these concepts resonate with you, please don’t hesitate to reach out and be part of the conversation.

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Pure Freedom: 6 Things Orgs Stop Worrying about with Pure Storage

Pure Storage

Pure Freedom: 6 Things Orgs Stop Worrying about with Pure Storage by Pure Storage Blog Pure Storage has always been ambitious: We never sought to form just another data storage company. We wanted to build something revolutionary—that would change the tech world for good and ultimately help make everyone’s lives easier. Shouldn’t that be the underlying mission of all companies?

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of April 26; Updates from Cohesity, IBM, Object First & More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable storage and data protection news for the week of April 26, 2024. Keeping tabs on all the most relevant storage and data protection news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space.

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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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A Market for Donor Kidneys Is Not the Reform the U.S. Needs

The Rand Blog

It takes hard work, but it is possible to increase the number of organ donations and benefit patients. Rather than looking to quick fixes that may not actually improve the system, the focus needs to continue to build off what we already have.

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SIA New Member Profile: Agora Partnerships

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Agora Partnerships partners with manufacturers, integrators and end users to develop sustainable strategies to achieve their objectives through channel collaboration, go-to-market strategy and road map development. The company is headquartered in Juliette, Georgia, and works with manufacturers and end users globally.

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How to Deploy a Docker Image with Terraform

Pure Storage

How to Deploy a Docker Image with Terraform by Pure Storage Blog Containerization has revolutionized software development by enclosing applications with their dependencies into portable, self-contained units. This ensures consistent behavior across environments. Working alongside containerization is infrastructure as code (IaC), a powerful approach for managing infrastructure through code.

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What to Expect at Solutions Review’s Spotlight with Cohesity on May 14

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Solution Spotlight with Cohesity is entitled: Get Data Resilient: Learn About AWS Workloads with Cohesity BaaS. What is a Solutions Spotlight? Solutions Review’s Solution Spotlights are exclusive webinar events for industry professionals across enterprise technology. Since its first virtual event in June 2020, Solutions Review has expanded its multimedia capabilities in response to the overwhelming demand for these kinds of events.

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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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Digital Security Increasingly Relies on AI. But That Tech Isn't as Secure as We Think

The Rand Blog

In the digital age, tradeoffs—like displaying our faces and fingerprints—are all but required simply to function in society. But the technology charged with securing our information, protecting what we have given up in these trades against theft, fraud, and other potential harms, doesn't always work.

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Essentials 4 Job Security: Highlights From the 2024 WISF Giveback at ISC West

Security Industry Association

This annual initiative calls on the security industry to give back by supporting Dress for Success of Southern Nevada’s efforts to help women achieve financial independence. The Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF) thanks all companies and security industry professionals who participated in the fourth annual Essentials 4 Job Security Giveback , a program coinciding with ISC West that supports the efforts of Dress for Success of Southern Nevada (DFSSN) to

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NVMe over Fabrics with VMware Virtual Volumes

Pure Storage

NVMe over Fabrics with VMware Virtual Volumes by Pure Storage Blog What is performance without control and management? Glad you asked! Implemented with vSphere 8 U1, Pure Storage® FlashArray ™ is validated with support for VMware Virtual Volumes (vVols) when using NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) FC/TCP. Why is this a big deal? Virtual Volumes drastically reduces the amount of time you spend managing storage.

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Operational Excellence at the New York Stock Exchange: Our Q&A with NYSE’s President by Jesse Purewal

PagerDuty

Mitigating the risk of operational failure is top of mind—and a top budget priority —for executives. A single unplanned event can have a disruptive effect across the organization, an outcome management teams work hard to avoid. For the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), operational resilience is critical given the role it plays in the global economy and capital flows.

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What Does the U.S. Navy Need in Its Future Combatants? Q&A with Bradley Martin

The Rand Blog

Surface ships are not the best capability everywhere, but they remain for the most part highly useful and effective platforms across a spectrum of missions and conflict scenarios. What criteria should the U.S. Navy follow for its future surface combatants?

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Microsoft misfire: what can be learnt from the tech giant’s cybersecurity failings

SRM

The industry leader has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons Microsoft has suffered a substantial blow in recent weeks, receiving its most damning set of accusations in four decades. Earlier this month, a federal cybersecurity watchdog group reported that Microsoft’s cloud cybersecurity has colossal and far-spanning shortcomings, including failed technology and an “inadequate” security culture that “requires an overhaul.

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How to Deploy a Docker Image with Terraform

Pure Storage

How to Deploy a Docker Image with Terraform by Pure Storage Blog Containerization has revolutionized software development by enclosing applications with their dependencies into portable, self-contained units. This ensures consistent behavior across environments. Working alongside containerization is infrastructure as code (IaC), a powerful approach for managing infrastructure through code.

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Employee Volunteerism Accelerates Progress in Latin America’s Social Sector by Taymar Quezada

PagerDuty

PagerDuty Employees Partner with Propel to Deliver Pivotal Support to Nonprofits At a bustling virtual brainstorming event hosted by the nonprofit Propel , PagerDuty employees Miguel Fuentes Buchholtz and Sara Bertrand eagerly lend their expertise as ‘Community Responders’, voluntary social impact leaders at the company, to support Latin American nonprofits in solving pressing challenges.

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The UK Is Boosting Defence Spending. But Will It Boost Defence?

The Rand Blog

The UK Prime Minister recently announced a defence spending increase to 2.5 percent of GDP by 2030. The announcement sends important signals about the United Kingdom's intent and commitment to defence and security, but, if followed through, will the spending increase significantly boost UK defence?

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Web3 Fusion: Embracing AI and Beyond

Engaged Foresight

Dreams and Disruptions made waves in Bangkok at the DCN Global Web 3.0: Beyond AI Conference, where digital and media experts from across Asia and the globe engaged in a thought-provoking session of Dungeons & Dragons. They navigated uncharted futures, appreciating the role of unpredictability in learning to foresee and shape tomorrow.

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Compliance vs. Security: Are They Mutually Exclusive?

Pure Storage

Compliance vs. Security: Are They Mutually Exclusive? by Pure Storage Blog Are security and compliance best buddies, or are they in a cage match? Are they even on the same side? Isn’t compliance there to make sure that the organization is indeed staying secure—and isn’t that a good thing? It may be time for a security/compliance reset. As most CISOs will tell you, it’s not that simple.

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Celebrating Earth Day: Acronis' ongoing journey towards sustainability

Acronis

As Earth Day approaches, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our planet and the steps we're taking to ensure a sustainable future at Acronis.

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Preparing for Post-Quantum Cryptography

The Rand Blog

A steady stream of advances in quantum computing technology is increasing the urgency to standardize and implement algorithms which are resistant to both present-day computing and on-the-horizon quantum computing. What can we do with post-quantum cryptography now to prepare for the future?