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Crisis Planning: A Foundation For Crisis Management Success

Bernstein Crisis Management

Crisis Planning: A Foundation For Crisis Management Success The ability to anticipate and safely navigate through crises has long been a cornerstone of organizational resilience. Since at least 1982, when Johnson & Johnson’s response to incidents of Tylenol being deliberately contaminated with cyanide set the bar for modern crisis management, smart brands have taken precautions to safeguard against threats to reputation, operations, and the financial bottom line.

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Maui Police Report re Recent Disaster

Recovery Diva

From USAToday: Maui police release 98-page report on Lahaina wildfire response: Officers encountered ‘significant challenges’ Note that this is a report from only the police dept.;a fuller report on the response is still in the works.

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8 Considerations for Retailers Investing in AI-powered Video Surveillance

Pure Storage

8 Considerations for Retailers Investing in AI-powered Video Surveillance by Pure Storage Blog One might think retailers started the new year feeling festive after wrapping up a robust 2023 holiday shopping season. U.S. Census Bureau data shows that despite the economic drags of rising inflation and interest rates, retail sales during the holidays increased 3.8% over 2022, hitting a record $964.4 billion.

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Master cyber resilience and defense with Acronis and Liongard

Acronis

Join us! Acronis and Liongard experts are teaming up for a special webinar event. Joe Alapat, CTO and co-founder of Liongard, and Acronis Technology Evangelist James Abercrombie will reveal differentiated security strategies and share firsthand knowledge for MSPs.

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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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Thinking Forward: Internal Audit Management for 2024 & Beyond

LogisManager

Thinking Forward: Internal Audit Management for 2024 & Beyond Last Updated: February 6, 2024 As an auditor , it is your fiduciary duty to report risks across your organization. As teams are being asked to do more with less going into 2024, your audit management program is under more pressure than ever. At LogicManager, we believe bridging silos from your audit management program across the enterprise will prove to be a key driver of success.

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Middle East–China Trade Prospects Remain Robust Despite Red Sea Crisis

The Rand Blog

Disruptions to shipping through the Red Sea and Suez Canal are likely to have only modest effects on Chinese goods trade with most of the Middle East but could lead to significant costs for China's global trade.

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Ransomware, phishing and software vulnerabilities created the most havoc in H2 2023

Acronis

The “Acronis Cyberthreats Report, H2 2023: Alarming rise in cyberattacks, SMBs and MSPs in the crosshairs” is generated by Acronis data based on over 1,000,000 unique endpoints distributed around the world, focusing on 15 key countries. It explores the cyberattack trends and statistics that dominated H2 2023.

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Climate Change and Roofing

Disaster Zone

It never rains in Southern California.

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In Maui Lingering Health Risks

Recovery Diva

From U.S. News: After Maui Fires, Human Health Risks Linger. Humans and wildlife in Hawaii face threats that will last beyond the immediate blazes.

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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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Four NATO Defense Priorities for the Upcoming Washington Summit

The Rand Blog

The upcoming NATO Summit in Washington, D.C., offers an opportunity for the alliance to prioritize new and transformational capabilities. With them, NATO can continue to provide deterrence and defense for its member state populations into the future, just as it has done for the past seventy-five years.

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8 Common Physical Security Threats in the Workplace

Alert Media

Organizations face a wide array of physical threats. Learn what to look out for and how you can mitigate the risks they create.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: The Emergency Management Workforce and Training

Disaster Zone

Training is fundamental to emergency management.

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What Is Atmospheric Flooding?

Recovery Diva

From The Conversation: What is an atmospheric river?

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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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The Good and the Bad for Biden in Southeast Asia

The Rand Blog

Since entering office in 2021, one of the Biden administration's foreign-policy priorities has been a more effective Indo-Pacific strategy to compete with China, especially in Southeast Asia. Three years on, the administration's policy has bright spots, but still lacks a clear strategy for the region.

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ISC West Announces Dynamic Lineup of Keynote Speakers

Security Industry Association

The 2024 Keynote Series will highlight topics from across the security industry including current threats and solutions, security in major league sports and emerging tech. NORWALK, Conn. – ISC West , in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced this year’s dynamic trio of speakers that will headline the Keynote Series at ISC West 2024.

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The Rise of “Quick and Dirty” DR Testing 

MHA Consulting

Fifteen years ago the prototypical IT disaster recovery (IT/DR) exercise was preceded by months of meticulous preparations and took place over an extended period of time in the equivalent of a hermetically sealed bubble. Boy, have things changed. Related on MHA Consulting: Testing, Testing: Our Best Blogs on BC Testing and Mock Disaster Exercises IT/DR Testing As It Used to Be The other day I came across a blog I wrote in 2009 that set forth a timeline of recommended steps organizations should t

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Insights from PagerDuty’s 2024 State of Digital Operations Report: The Year of Action, Transformation, and AI Adoption by Leigh Shevchik

PagerDuty

Organizations must balance the day-to-day needs of the business with large-scale, long-term digital transformation as they continue to modernize their operations in service of growth. For our 2024 State of Digital Operations Report, we asked over 300 technical and business leaders at US-based Enterprise and upper Mid-Market companies about the challenges to their business and the initiatives they are prioritizing this year.

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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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Reining in the Risks of Robotaxis

The Rand Blog

Robotaxis are a complex tangle of technology and services with multiple stakeholders, so regulation is messy. There is, however, a process that has been designed to deal with such messy situations. It's called decisionmaking under deep uncertainty.

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FAST Golf Classic Tournament Works to Raise Funds to Connect Talent With Careers in the Security Industry

Security Industry Association

DALLAS, Texas – The 2024 Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) Golf Classic tournament, formerly known as the AIREF Golf Classic, is set to take place on Monday, May 13, at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas. This event, held in conjunction with PSA TEC , brings together industry professionals for a day of networking and golf while supporting initiatives to connect talent with careers in the security industry.

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An Ultimate Guide to Databricks Unity Catalog

Advancing Analytics

Databricks Unity Catalog (UC) has gained significant attention lately, with Databricks making huge investments and shifting to make it the default choice for all new Databricks accounts. What is Databricks Unity Catalog? Unity Catalog is Databricks’ governance solution and serves as a unified system for managing data assets. It acts as a central storage repository for all metadata assets, accompanied by tools for governing data, access control, auditing, and lineage.

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Chile Wildfires Claim 112 Lives — So Far

Disaster Zone

It is summer in Chile.

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A remote worker’s guide to enhanced device security

Online Computers

Remote work gives employees the freedom to work wherever and however they like, but this arrangement also invites security risks. Having the freedom to use personal devices for remote work can give cybercriminals a gateway into your company’s network and valuable assets. Keeping your device safe is therefore crucial to safeguarding your digital workspace and ensuring a seamless and secure remote work experience.

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Security Industry Association Names Bill Brennan to SIA Executive Advisory Board

Security Industry Association

Bill Brennan, president of i-PRO Americas, will join the association’s panel of executive thought leaders from SIA member companies. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Bill Brennan of i-PRO to serve on the SIA Executive Advisory Board. Established in 2017, the SIA Executive Advisory Board (EAB) is a panel of executive thought leaders from SIA member companies and a forum that offers input on how market developments influence SIA’s strategy and key initiati

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Major telco deploys Cloudian data lake for Apache Druid and MemSQL

Cloudian

A prominent telecommunications company in the United States, serving a massive customer base in the wireless segment, faced a significant challenge in managing its data. With the need to store and analyze data from hundreds of millions of wireless calls daily, the company required a robust and scalable storage solution to manage log data for.

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All-flash Arrays vs. Hard Disk Drives: 5 Myths About HDDs

Pure Storage

All-flash Arrays vs. Hard Disk Drives: 5 Myths About HDDs by Pure Storage Blog It’s no secret data growth is on the rise. Research from Enterprise Strategy Group indicates that data capacity will grow tenfold by 2030, which means there’s never been a better time to ditch spinning disk and make the switch to an all-flash data center. Disk vendors claim they can meet this challenge, but as the cost of energy, management, and upgrades associated with disk storage platforms continues to rise, how mu

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Expanding Beyond Antivirus through EDR

Acronis

Stop relying solely on antivirus software! EDR offers advanced threat detection and response capabilities to safeguard your endpoints. Discover how EDR goes beyond traditional antivirus to keep your organization truly secure.

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2024 Tech Trends in Resilience

BryghtPath

Ever felt like the tech world is a high-speed train you’re sprinting to catch? That’s the rush of 2024 tech trends in resilience. With each tick, AI grows smarter and cloud platforms more vast. Imagine these trends as dominos in an intricate pattern; tip one and watch innovation cascade. Remember when ‘the cloud’ was just … The post 2024 Tech Trends in Resilience appeared first on Bryghtpath.

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Drones – A New Business Continuity threat

Plan B Consulting

This week, Charlie discusses the use of drones and the disruption they can cause, and looks at why they are being used more frequently. A couple of ideas inspired me to write this bulletin this week. I have been closely following the Ukraine war, especially as I am ex-military and have been fascinated by the rapidly changing use of drones. The use of drones started with Ukraine employing the Bayraktar TB2 at the beginning of the war, which resembled light aircraft using missiles similar to those

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2024 Predictions: The IT Trends That Will Transform Business This Year

Pure Storage

2024 Predictions: The IT Trends That Will Transform Business This Year by Pure Storage Blog Digital transformation isn’t just about the technology you invest in—it’s what you do with it. In 2024, the transformation investments made by organizations will have to earn their keep, as IT decision makers from around the globe told us in our 2023 Bredin Research IT Decision Makers Survey.

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Phishing is a Team(s) sport: Your clients' collaboration tools also need security

Acronis

MSP clients are well aware of phishing attacks via email messages, but the vast majority don't recognize that collaboration applications pose danger. The current security offerings have inherent limitations when it comes to protecting your clients against unknown, complex cyberthreats. Explore dynamic detection and comprehensive protection with Acronis Collaboration App Security for Microsoft 365.

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