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2023 Predictions: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Change Global Security?

DRI Drive

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a how global security will adapt to recent instability. Prediction 9: Global security concerns will multiply, thus changing […] The post 2023 Predictions: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Change Global Security?

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Three Years Later — What Did We Learn from COVID?

Disaster Zone

Yes, it has almost been three years from the start of the pandemic.

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How the War in Ukraine Could End Sooner Than Expected

The Rand Blog

There are predictions aplenty that Russia's war on Ukraine will persist. But it could also end soon. Kremlin regime change, a Russian army collapse, or a Ukrainian win are possible. None of these contingencies should be ruled out.

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Out-of-State Recovery Experts in CA

Recovery Diva

From HStoday: Out of State Recovery Experts Arrive in CA to Assist With Winter Storm Impacts. This assistance is thanks to the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), which is a nationally recognized mutual-aid system.

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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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Letter from the President: 2022 at-a-glance

DRI Drive

2022 was a landmark year at DRI International. Our community is not only rebounding from the pandemic but also has been growing by every metric. From our popular Cyber Resilience training and certification program which continues to break records, to finding unique ways to serve you through organizational certification and custom training programs to continuing […] The post Letter from the President: 2022 at-a-glance appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Announcing the First STaaS Energy Efficiency SLA

Pure Storage

Today, Pure Storage ® announced the first-of-its-kind energy efficiency SLA for Evergreen//One ™, our storage-as-a-service (STaaS) offering. This makes Evergreen//One the only STaaS offering that guarantees a maximum number of actual watts per tebibyte (TiB), enabling customers of all sizes to benefit from continuous innovation, guaranteed performance, scalability, no planned downtime, and now also energy efficiency. .

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Another Effect of a Disaster

Recovery Diva

From the Guardian.com: Children of the storm: can a climate disaster hurt the unborn in the womb? Study suggests children who were in the womb during Superstorm Sandy are more likely to have behavior disorders.

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‘Your Husband is a Polar Bear, Skinny’: FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Translation Blunder

DRI Drive

Alaska recently experienced a typhoon that caused tidal surges and high winds. But if you were an Alaskan native looking for federal aid, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) response turned out to be literal nonsense. It’s a gaffe that highlights the need for common sense communication after a disaster. As a response to Typhoon […] The post ‘Your Husband is a Polar Bear, Skinny’: FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Translation Blunder appeared first on DRI Drive.

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All About Phishing: Origin, How It Works, Common Examples, Preventive Measures & More

Unitrends

Companies leveraging the remote working model deal with widespread device management challenges. Employees use multiple devices, including both personal and company-owned devices. This mixing of personal and work devices creates a significant attack surface for phishing attacks to propagate and wreak havoc, leading to an increase in phishing attacks.

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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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Gender Biases in Health Care: Listen to Women About Their Own Health

The Rand Blog

More and more information, evidence, and personal stories are emerging suggesting women are not being listened to or believed by health care professionals about their symptoms of physical illness. There is ongoing work in the United Kingdom to improve and integrate women's health services, which creates hope for improvements.

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Rain Alone Won’t Solve CA Drought

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: Atmospheric Rivers Won/t End CA Drought. Research shows how climate change reduces snow packs and how extreme spring temperatures lead to drier summers.

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2023 Predictions: How Will ESG Compliance Drive Investments?

DRI Drive

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a how corporate citizenship will impact companies. Prediction 10: ESG compliance will become a major driver in future […] The post 2023 Predictions: How Will ESG Compliance Drive Investments?

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ONVIF, Security Industry Association Host Joint Webinar to Discuss “State of Standards”

Security Industry Association

Silver Spring, Maryland – Jan. 18, 2023. ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading association for global security solution providers, will jointly host “The State of the Standards,” a webinar at 10:00-11:00 am EST (15:00-16:00 UTC) on January 26 to discuss the current and future outlook and market impact of technology standards on the evolving security technology industry.

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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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Immigrant Location Policies Can Be Done Right, but That Isn't Happening Right Now

The Rand Blog

Sudden influxes of migrants across the southwest U.S. border are not new, but they are also increasing. Immigration relocation policies are likely one of the best ways to address migrant surges if done in an organized, humane, and thoughtful way.

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Rainstorms in CA

Recovery Diva

From the Guardian: California’s rainstorm hell ‘among the most deadly disasters in our history’ More details on the impacts.

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Supply Chain And Ukraine Shaped A Hectic Year – What Will 2023 Bring? – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

DRI Drive

“In the business world, few of us were ready for the irrevocable shift that COVID-19 brought – and even fewer were expecting the cascading effects created by the Russia-Ukraine war. But in the world of risk and resilience, the mark of leadership is the ability to adapt to the unexpected and trust in a well-honed […]. The post Supply Chain And Ukraine Shaped A Hectic Year – What Will 2023 Bring?

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Is It Business Continuity of Risk Management

Business Continuity Today

Risk management and business continuity are two critical concepts in business management. While closely related, they have distinct differences in scope, focus, and overall goals. Risk management is identifying, assessing, and prioritizing potential risks to an organization's operations and assets and implementing strategies to mitigate or manage those risks.

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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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The Inflation Pain You Don't See

The Rand Blog

Official statistics don't capture the pain of inflation for many Americans. That's because there's something wrong with how we define the middle class. Far more American households earn a middle-class income than enjoy a middle-class lifestyle.

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$120 Billion in Insurance Losses in 2022

Disaster Zone

Climate-related disasters are blowing up insurance losses.

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Citrix Endpoint Management now supports IdP enrollment for MAM

Citrix

At the start of every year, many people make resolutions to help them reach personal and professional goals. This year, the Citrix Endpoint Management team is focusing on enhancing our agility and regularly providing new features for our customers. We … The post Citrix Endpoint Management now supports IdP enrollment for MAM first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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Changes to Kitchen Island and Peninsula Receptacle Outlet Requirements for the Past Three NEC Editions

National Fire Protection Association

Requirements for kitchen island and peninsula receptacle outlets have been a part of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) since the 1990 edition. At that time, 210.52(c) stated: “Island and peninsula counter tops 12 inches (305 millimeters) or wider shall have at least one receptacle for each four feet (1.22 meters) of counter top.” Over the course of the next 30-plus years, there were many significant changes made around island and peninsula receptacle outlet requirements within the NEC.

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'Strategic Ambiguity' May Have U.S. and Taiwan Trapped in a Prisoner's Dilemma

The Rand Blog

For its proponents, the idea of strategic ambiguity seems to have become an end in itself that has not adapted, and logically cannot adapt to the disruptive growth in Beijing's military power. The conditions under which the policy worked seem to have evaporated with China's rise. Strategic clarity may offer a way out of this dilemma.

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NFPA 1600 Now Known as NFPA 1660

Disaster Zone

Four standards combined into one!

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The right start to architecting an efficient DaaS environment

Citrix

Organizations running VDI must always keep front of mind multiple moving parts including many backend systems, dependencies on different services, coordination with multiple teams, and multi-fold expectations from stakeholders. Managing these elements can take away from the primary goal of … The post The right start to architecting an efficient DaaS environment first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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What to Expect at Solutions Review’s Tactical Roundtable: Ransomware: Prevention and Response on January 26

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Tactical Roundtable: Ransomware: Prevention and Response will feature a panel of experts from HYCU , KnowBe4 , RackTop Systems , and moderator David Loshin. What is the Tactical Roundtable: Ransomware: Prevention and Response? One effective way to prevent and respond to a ransomware attack is with an effective backup strategy.

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Regulating Space, Threats to Critical Infrastructure, Psychedelics: RAND Weekly Recap

The Rand Blog

This weekly recap focuses on the need for governance in outer space, why the recent FAA system failure was a wake-up call, the changing policy landscape around psychedelic therapies, and more.

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Bad News Is Not Like Wine

Disaster Zone

Run, don’t walk, to share bad news.

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What’s new with the Citrix ITSM Adapter service

Citrix

Since we announced the Citrix ITSM Adapter service , we’ve added even more capabilities that accelerate innovation, enhance our customers’ IT productivity, and address business-critical challenges. I’m excited to share the new features and functionality we introduced in our 22.12 … The post What’s new with the Citrix ITSM Adapter service first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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What is Cloud DR (Disaster Recovery)? Cloud vs On-Premise

Acronis

Before your organization makes an investment to support your disaster recovery (DR) strategy, be sure you understand the pros and cons of each choice. For some organizations, on-premises DR may be the right solution, while other organizations can save money and achieve the best DR protection with a cloud-based DR solution.

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Resolve to Be Brave in the New Year!

Pure Storage

This blog was authored by Pure leaders Wendy Stusrud, VP, Global Partner Sales, and Alessandra Yockelson, Chief HR Officer. It’s a new year and a perfect time to reflect on career goals and to resolve to be brave. As we reflect on our own careers, it’s clear we’ve taken similar steps, embraced new opportunities, and continued to stretch to reach the leadership roles we have today.