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DRI International Announces Winners of the 2024 DRI Awards of Excellence

DRI Drive

DRI International is proud to announce the winners of the 2024 DRI Awards of Excellence for their achievements in the business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management fields. The awards were revealed at a special gala event held during DRI2024 in New Orleans, LA. “We have the privilege of hosting the hardest working and most […] The post DRI International Announces Winners of the 2024 DRI Awards of Excellence appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Understanding Crisis Management for Businesses

Bernstein Crisis Management

Understanding Crisis Management for Businesses Believe it or not, many businesses still don’t understand the importance of crisis management While shows like Scandal and Succession have helped bring a basic understanding of crisis management to the general public, far fewer understand the business case for crisis management as a valuable tool for any organization rather than a high-level tool for political candidates or household names.

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Two-Part Piece on The Basics of Recovery

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: Slaying the Recovery Beast: Part 1 – The Need for Program Management in Disaster Recovery. This is a useful article on the essentials of the recovery process. One of the authors is a former FEMA Administrator. When the 2nd part is issued, the Diva will revise this posting.

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Acronis recognized on 2024 CRN Data Center 50 list for the second year in a row

Acronis

Acronis is honored to have been included on the 2024 CRN Data Center 50 list. Leading data center providers and supplying vendors are meticulously identified by the publication’s editors based on several factors, including range of services, market impact and overall influence on the channel.

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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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Security Industry Association Reveals the 2024 SIA Women in Security Forum Power 100 Honorees

Security Industry Association

Now in its third year, the SIA WISF Power 100 program showcases 100 women who are role models, leaders, innovators and influencers in the global security industry. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has revealed the 2024 honoree list for the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Power 100. This initiative, presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum , honors 100 women in the security industry each year whose outstanding accomplishments and success stories are breaking bar

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Webinar on Disaster Preparedness Guide for Caregivers

Recovery Diva

In partnership with FEMA, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers (RCI), will host a webinar on Thursday, March 7 , from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST for caregivers and communities to introduce the “ Disaster Preparedness Guide for Caregivers ” and provide opportunity to learn how the guide addresses the unique challenges faced by caregivers and offers practical solutions to ensure the safety and well-being of both caregivers and care recipients in the event of a disaster.Webinar

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How Insurance Companies Can Align with the NAIC 2024 Strategic Priorities using ERM

LogisManager

How Insurance Companies Can Align with the NAIC 2024 Strategic Priorities using ERM Last Updated: March 7, 2024 What are the NAIC Strategic Priorities for 2024? The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization for the state-based insurance regulatory system. Every year, the NAIC announces its strategic priorities to address the most pressing issues affecting consumers, the insurance sector, and markets.

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Navigating VMware ESXi migrations with Acronis

Acronis

With Acronis by your side, you can navigate VMware ESXi migrations and future challenges with confidence, knowing that your data is secure and accessible at all times.

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Moscow's History of Unforced Errors Is the West's Hidden Advantage

The Rand Blog

In challenging the West, Russia often shoots itself in the foot. It has done so again with the murder of Alexei Navalny on the cusp of a Ukraine vote in Congress. While policymakers cannot count on Russian blunders continuing, it's worth considering the number of unforced errors Moscow has committed over the years and their consequences.

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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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Please Support This Site

Recovery Diva

The Diva has maintained this site, on a pro bono basis, for almost 14 years. If you like the content and appreciate the archive of postings, please consider making a donation. The Diva uses the funds to maintain the hosting service and to occasionally pay technical experts to maintain the archive of past posts and for technical support. To donate, please use the DONATE NOW button in the right hand column of the homepage.

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Visit Pure Storage and Explore AI at NVIDIA GTC 2024

Pure Storage

Visit Pure Storage and Explore AI at NVIDIA GTC 2024 by Pure Storage Blog In just a few weeks, AI thought leaders, tech industry heavyweights, and business leaders will gather in San Jose, California, from March 18-21 for the first in-person NVIDIA GTC conference in five years. Pure Storage is excited to be back as both an in-person and virtual event conference sponsor at NVIDIA GTC 2024.

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Business Continuity (BC) or Disaster Recovery (DR)

KingsBridge BCP

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) are the same, right? A Business Continuity plan or a Disaster Recovery plan? How do you know which of these you should be writing for your company? Is there even a difference between the two? The short answer is yes, there is a difference!

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Tech, National Security, and China: QA with Jason Matheny

The Rand Blog

Jason Matheny is one of the nation's leading experts on the interplay between technology and national security. In this Q&A with Bob Davis, he talks about semiconductors, artificial intelligence, and the future of Chinese investment in the United States.

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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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5 Ways Your DR and Backup Solutions May Be Weakening Your Cyber Resilience

Zerto

Cybersecurity has evolved far beyond protecting passwords and preventing intrusions. Cyber resiliency builds on cybersecurity with measures to not only prevent and detect attacks but also recover from them effectively. Are your disaster recovery and backup solutions up to the task of cyber resilience ? Consider these five ways they may be deficient. 1.

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Changes Continue in Cyber Insurance

Pure Storage

Changes Continue in Cyber Insurance by Pure Storage Blog An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure certainly applies to physical health. But this old adage is also sound advice to avoid the costly, disruptive damage of a ransomware attack. Prevention begins with having a robust cybersecurity plan in place, along with sufficient insurance to manage risk.

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Women in tech have FOMO because they are missing out

Acronis

For women in tech, FOMO is the result of long-term lack of inclusion, and it has both career and personal ramifications.

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Your Body, but Not Your Data

The Rand Blog

The public needs rigorous and thorough health research, but individual patients should have rights over their medical information. Today they have very little.

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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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Beate Zwijnenberg: Can Cyber Risks be Quantified?

FS-ISAC

Episode Notes It’s difficult to quantify risk – some CISOs say it can’t be done – but there is a business case to be made for cybersecurity measures and controls (information sharing helps). Beate Zwijnenberg, ING CISO and member of FS-ISAC’s Global and European Boards, explains her approach to quantifying risk and communicating metrics relevant to senior management priorities.

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Six Top Cybersecurity Sessions and Offerings 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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Ensure Continuity in Times of Crisis: Strengthen Your Business Resilience with BCP Test and Exercise

SRM

Are you prepared to weather the storm when disaster strikes? Don’t wait until it’s too late. Invest in your business’s resilience with a comprehensive Business Continuity Planning (BCP) Test and Exercise. At SRM, we understand the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. Our BCP Test and Exercise services are designed to help you identify vulnerabilities, assess your readiness, and enhance your ability to respond effectively to disruptions.

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Breaking the Logjam: How to Start a Process That Leads to Negotiations

The Rand Blog

It is too early to begin real talks between Russia and Ukraine. And Kyiv would have to be in the lead when they begin. But all parties should take steps now to bring about the possibility of talks in the future.

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Low-cost IT without cutting corners: A guide for nonprofit organizations

Online Computers

In these challenging times, it becomes imperative for nonprofits to judiciously manage their resources and ensure that they utilize their donors’ contributions efficiently. At the same time, nonprofits need to stay competitive in their market, and the best way to do so is by investing in IT. Why nonprofits should invest in IT Nonprofit organizations should invest in IT to enhance their operations, achieve their goals more effectively, and stay competitive in their market.

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Security Industry Association Names Kelly Ann Christensen, Jason de Souza, John Nemerofsky and Elaine Palome as 2024 Sandy Jones Volunteers of the Year

Security Industry Association

The awardees will be honored for their leadership in growing SIA’s programs and services at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named four recipients of the 2024 Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award , which recognizes SIA volunteers who have made tireless efforts to expand SIA’s programs and services.

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How AI Can Help Your Business Save Energy

Constellation

AI technology is transforming how businesses operate. By aligning the use of artificial intelligence and energy efficiency goals, you can reduce operating cost. The post How AI Can Help Your Business Save Energy appeared first on Constellation Residential and Small Business Blog.

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Build a Strong Public–Private Supply Chain Nexus

The Rand Blog

For a public-private partnership to work, the individual interests of the private sector must be brought into alignment with the requirements of the collective good perspective and policy goals of the public sector. Both partners have useful tools and working examples to make this vision happen.

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of March 8: Updates from Nasuni, Barracuda, Veeam, 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 8, 2024. Keeping tabs on the most relevant storage and data protection news can be time-consuming. As a result, our editorial team aims to summarize 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 storage and data prote

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SIA New Member Profile: 3B Protection

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member 3B Protection offers turnkey solutions to provide effective protection against a multitude of real-life threats. The company is headquartered in Tequesta, Florida, with an office in California and manufacturing facilities across the United States, allowing a nationwide reach. SIA spoke with Ashley Dillon, vice president at 3B Protection, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA.

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The Importance of Resilience: Navigating the Ever-Evolving Landscape

Fusion Risk Management

We are living in a “business unusual” world. Organizations have been face d with a landscape marked by continuous change and evolving challenges. The compounding disruptions that we’ve faced over the years have revealed vulnerabilities, and organizations have been continuously tested by new risks and crises. The World Economic Forum ’s Global Risks Report 2024 cites that the top risks are cybercrime, the adverse outcomes of artificial intelligence (AI), and extreme weather events.

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Under the Weather: The National Security Risks from Climate Change Could Go Well Beyond What the U.S. Government Thinks

The Rand Blog

Climate change has at least two characteristics that are likely to drive second- and third-order political and social reactions whose effects on U.S. strategic interests may be substantially greater than those that occur in direct reaction to individual extreme weather events.

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Best practices for eSignatures: Legally binding and secure

Acronis

Explore the world of eSignatures with our comprehensive guide. Learn about their legal status, potential risks, and best practices for secure and legally compliant use. This article is a must read for businesses, legal professionals and consumers looking to navigate the digital signing landscape safely.