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Louis Drapeau Wins DRI International Honor Roll Award

DRI Drive

DRI Board of Directors member Louis Drapeau was recognized at the DRI2024 Awards of Excellence Gala in New Orleans, LA, Mar. 5, 2024, as he was named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Honor Roll Award. The DRI International Honor Roll Award was created to honor individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service to DRI International […] The post Louis Drapeau Wins DRI International Honor Roll Award appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Strategic Approach is Critical to Communications Success

Bernstein Crisis Management

Strategic Approach is Critical to Communications Success Communicating with Intent In an information-rich world, the strategic orchestration of communications — from routine public relations, to critical discussions between leaders and stakeholders, to high-stakes crisis management — stands as a cornerstone in maintaining control of your own story, upholding reputation and empowering your team to meet organizational goals while steering clear of potential disruptions.

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New GAO Report on FEMA

Recovery Diva

New GAO report: FEMA: Opportunities Exist to Address Mission Challenges and Increased Workload NOTE: We still would appreciate some donations. Only a few readers responded to our most request.

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Pure Introduces First External Block Storage for Azure VMware Solution

Pure Storage

Pure Introduces First External Block Storage for Azure VMware Solution by Pure Storage Blog Today, we are excited to announce that the Pure Storage Platform now delivers the first generally available external block storage for Microsoft’s Azure VMware Solution to improve TCO for VMware workloads in Azure. For customers with storage-intensive VMware workloads, Pure Cloud Block Store ™ provides the flexibility to match your Azure VMware Solution compute needs with your storage capacity needs—optim

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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. Can't Guarantee Armenia's Security, Despite Azerbaijan's Threats, but It Can Help

The Rand Blog

The United States and its European allies cannot be everything Armenia wants and needs from a foreign partner. The West should recognize and accept Armenia's multi-alignment and focus on areas where it is comparatively able and willing to deepen ties and foster stability.

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Commentary re New GAO Report

Recovery Diva

From HS Today, this commentary on recent GAO report: Opportunities to Improve Federal Response, Recovery, and Mitigation Efforts

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Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud wins Best macOS Security for Corporate Users award from AV-Test

Acronis

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud was named Best macOS Security for Corporate Users by AV-Test.

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A New Approach for the U.S. Armed Forces: Q&A with David Ochmanek

The Rand Blog

The United States and its allies have a window of opportunity to bolster their security and prepare for the global challenges to come. But it's closing fast as China and other adversaries build up their own militaries. Business as usual is no longer sufficient.

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Security Industry Association Names dormakaba and SALTO Systems as the 2024 SIA Members of the Year

Security Industry Association

The two companies will be honored for their impressive leadership, engagement in SIA programs and contributions to the security industry at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce that dormakaba and Salto Systems will each receive a 2024 SIA Member of the Year Award.

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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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Failure in Risk Management: The Turbulent Times of Boeing Airlines

LogisManager

Failure in Risk Management: The Turbulent Times of Boeing Airlines Last Updated: March 14, 2024 Just yesterday a Boeing 777 jet blew a tire during takeoff from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, and on March 11 at least 50 people were injured when a Boeing 787 Dreamliner experienced an equipment failure causing it to plunge suddenly mid-flight.

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Cybersecurity in healthcare: How MSPs help safeguard patient data

Online Computers

Many healthcare organizations can no longer function without relying on electronic health records (EHRs) and other technological advancements in healthcare. And how could they not? EHR and other healthcare tech tools make things faster and more efficient for healthcare providers. There is, however, a downside to this overreliance, namely, an increased risk of cyberattacks.

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We Already Know Who the Winner Will Be. What Else Does the Russian Election Tell Us?

The Rand Blog

The outcome of Russia's upcoming election is a foregone conclusion. So why bother? Because Putin's reelection confirms that Russia is Putin. Putin is Russia. And he is in total command. This is the roadmap for the future distilled in his fifth run for the presidency.

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Event Report: Security Industry Leaders Take Their Stories to Capitol Hill on Security Hill Day

Security Industry Association

The Security Industry Association (SIA), with support from the Electronic Security Association (ESA), hosted the 2024 Security Hill Day March 5-6, bringing together nearly 50 security industry executives in Washington, D.C., to promote industrywide policy priorities on Capitol Hill. For this year’s Security Hill Day, which was generously sponsored by Alcatraz, Allstate Security Industries, Allegion, Amazon, Avangrid, CPI Security Systems, Doyle, Loud Security Systems, Resideo, The Monitoring Ass

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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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What Is Microsoft Azure and How Does It Work?

Unitrends

Cloud computing has emerged as a fundamental force driving business transformation and efficiency. Among the leading platforms enabling this shift is Microsoft Azure, a comprehensive cloud service that supports a wide array of business needs. This blog post will dive deep into the essence of Microsoft Azure, its pivotal role in today’s digital landscape and […] The post What Is Microsoft Azure and How Does It Work?

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How to Make Your Unstructured Data Work Harder with All-flash in 2024

Pure Storage

How to Make Your Unstructured Data Work Harder with All-flash in 2024 by Pure Storage Blog The new year presents the dawn of a new era for financial institutions to rethink their unstructured data storage strategy—and with good reason. New research estimates that as much as 90% of enterprise data is now unstructured, posing an immense challenge for IT teams tasked with managing these booming workloads.¹ According to industry research, 61% of IT leaders confirmed that managing unstructured dat

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Is AI an Existential Risk? Q&A with RAND Experts

The Rand Blog

What are the potential risks associated with AI? Might any of these be catastrophic or even existential? And as momentum builds toward boundless applications of this technology, how might humanity reduce AI risk and navigate an uncertain future?

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SIA New Member Profile: Security Technologies Inc.

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Security Technologies Inc. (STI) provides cutting-edge electronic security services for businesses. The company is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut, serving clients both in the New England region and multinationally. SIA spoke with Taylor Meacham, director of business operations at STI, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA.

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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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Getting Started with Enterprise Risk Management

MHA Consulting

Risk can never be eliminated but it can be mitigated. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at how organizations can get started using Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to reduce their exposure and improve their resilience. Related on MHA Consulting: The ABCs of ERM: The Rise of Enterprise Risk Management Introducing Enterprise Risk Management In addition to being a business continuity consultant, I’m a business owner.

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Emergency Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Putting Incidents in Context

KingsBridge BCP

Emergency Response (ERP), Disaster Recovery (DRP) and Business Continuity (BCP) are not the same thing. THERE! I said it. Before you chase with with pitchforks and torches, let put this into a scenario. Before we get into the scenario, we can't stress how important it is you understand the subtle differences.

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How Climate Change Will Affect Conflict and U.S. Military Operations

The Rand Blog

Climate stress will become more intense and frequent throughout CENTCOM's area of operations. It may be called upon less to fight wars and more to airdrop humanitarian supplies or evacuate people from disaster zones. It should also plan to contribute to stability operations in the region.

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Security Industry Association Names Wayne Dorris as SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board Chair

Security Industry Association

Wayne Dorris, cybersecurity program manager at Axis Communications, will spearhead the board-appointed group of industry cybersecurity experts’ efforts to provide key guidance, thought leadership and content to improve the industry’s cyber-resiliency. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Wayne Dorris of Axis Communications to serve as the new chair of SIA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Board.

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Dark Web Identity Protection - Full Guide

Acronis

This comprehensive guide explores the depths of the dark web, shedding light on its hidden facets and the potential risks associated with the misuse of your identity information. At the end, you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to safeguard and maintain the security of your identity.

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A Journey to Data and AI Maturity

Advancing Analytics

Data and AI Maturity is a journey that every organisation is on, whether they are aware or not. Data & AI Maturity is a spectrum which you can use to judge where you are on the journey from limited use of data, largely siloed and in Excel, to an accurate, enterprise wide Data platform that supports Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence practices which seek to illuminate insights and enable every user to make a positive data-driven impact in their role.

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As Europe's Peace Unravels, Czech Republic Ties Its Defence More Tightly to NATO

The Rand Blog

The Czech Republic's new defence strategy emphasises its commitment to its allies and Ukraine at a time when the cohesion of the Western Alliance is being challenged by both domestic and external factors.

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Five Top Sessions on Sales and Business Optimization 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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Dark Web Identity Protection - Full Guide

Acronis

This comprehensive guide explores the depths of the dark web, shedding light on its hidden facets and the potential risks associated with the misuse of your identity information. At the end, you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to safeguard and maintain the security of your identity.

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of March 15: Updates from VergeIO, Pure Storage, AtData, and More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review editors curated this list of the most noteworthy storage and data protection news items for the week of March 15, 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. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy

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The Middle Corridor: A Renaissance in Global Commerce

The Rand Blog

Although the Middle Corridor offers promise, its journey toward becoming a viable strategic alternative to existing trade routes will be met with tough challenges. With renewed international investment and cooperation, the Middle Corridor could emerge as a cornerstone of 21st-century trade connectivity across the Eurasian landscape and beyond.

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The Importance of Risk Management in Cybersecurity

LogisManager

The Importance of Risk Management in Cybersecurity Last Updated: March 12, 2024 There’s no two ways about it – in today’s evolving digital world the growing threat of cybersecurity risks is looming over businesses large and small. While the threat to daily operations is certainly one factor that needs to be weighed, businesses also need to be concerned with the reputational risks that can come alongside a cybersecurity incident like a data breach or system hack.

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Dark Web Identity Protection - Full Guide

Acronis

This comprehensive guide explores the depths of the dark web, shedding light on its hidden facets and the potential risks associated with the misuse of your identity information. At the end, you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to safeguard and maintain the security of your identity.