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Holiday Hacking: Watch Out for These Deceptive Tricks

NexusTek

READ TIME: 4 MIN. December 21, 2022. Holiday Hacking: Watch Out for These Deceptive Tricks. While most of us get into the holiday spirit, threat actors gear up for their holiday hacking sprees. To outsmart sophisticated hackers, you have to understand how they operate. Consider the following as you develop your cybersecurity strategy—if a trickster cyber attacker were planning their holiday hacking methods, here’s what they might do… Extend a Fake Job Offer.

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Pandemic, Ukraine, Power Grids, Supply Chain: 2022 in Review

DRI Drive

2022 has been, of course, another eventful year for resilience professionals. Here are some of the biggest stories we covered this year in Drive. January: Omicron Response Puts One More Strain on Already-Struggling Small Businesses Read the 7th Annual DRI Predictions Report and Keep the Conversation Going at DRI2022 February: ‘Who’s THAT Guy?!’ When Telework […].

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Learn About Space Weather--Before it is Too Late!

Disaster Zone

Your opportunity to come up to speed.

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How to add vertical specialties to grow your cybersecurity practice

Acronis

IT service providers that serve a particular industry typically have fewer competitors since they stand apart from the crowd. That translates to more potential revenue, higher margins, greater market share and an overabundance of other advantages for MSPs. A vertical specialty separates the experts from other service providers, especially regarding cybersecurity and compliance.

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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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New Zealand Is Done with Speaking Softly to China

The Rand Blog

In three short years, New Zealand has gone from saying next to nothing about China to saying quite a lot. What has prompted New Zealand to suddenly take a firmer stand on China?

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The Risks that Manufacturing Firms are Facing and the Impact that Follows

Fusion Risk Management

The reach and criticality of global manufacturers impacts almost everyone. Manufacturers are responsible for sourcing and producing life-sustaining food, medicine, commodities, and goods that we rely on. They produce electronics and transportation that keep us connected and engaged. Their supply chains enable the world like the veins that carry our blood; but, because manufacturers touch nearly every facet of our daily lives, disruption to their operations can have an immediate and wide-reaching

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People of Pure: Meet Barkz

Pure Storage

We started the “People of Pure” series to do what a mission statement and earnings report can’t: to tell you who we are via the people who make us what we are. That’s why this edition is so special. . Barkz is one of the longest-tenured people of Pure, and he’s truly built a legacy during his time here. He’s a builder: of Pure’s culture, technology, and service to our customers and community.

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How to Maximize Your Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

BryghtPath

We recently helped a client of ours discover that they could save a boatload of money (imagine a very big boat) by downsizing their on-premise data centers and moving their data to a cloud-based storage service. As an added bonus, this discovery also helped them avoid a significant expense in updating their on-site legacy systems, … The post How to Maximize Your Business Impact Analysis (BIA) appeared first on Bryghtpath.

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The Precarious Transition of Unvaccinated Service Members

The Rand Blog

U.S. service members separated from the military for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine were largely separated with a general discharge under honorable conditions. While they may be eligible for health care and disability compensation from the VA, they are not eligible for G.I. bill benefits. How have they fared as they entered civilian society unvaccinated and with limited benefits?

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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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Acronis Cyberthreats Report Year-end 2022: Data under attack

Acronis

Today we published the Acronis Cyberthreats Report: Year-end 2022, highlighting our findings from the back half of the year. In this free resource, you’ll find high-level trends in attack patterns, an overview of significant software vulnerabilities and detailed insights into the most dominant cybercrime gangs and their tactics — not to mention plenty of recommendations for staying safe in the year ahead.

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Smart Building Technology: Is it Time You Make the Switch?

Security Industry Association

Michael is the CEO and President of Genea. In 2020, 75% of real estate executives anticipated that smart buildings would become the norm within five years. Now, almost three years after the announcement, many CRE professionals still struggle to incorporate these tools into their overall building strategy…and that is becoming a problem. First things first… What is a Smart Building?

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4 Keys to Consider When Evaluating Cloud Data Protection Tools

Solutions Review

This is part of Solutions Review’s Premium Content Series, a collection of contributed columns written by industry experts in maturing software categories. In this submission, Keepit Chief Customer Officer Niels van Ingen offers four essential keys to consider when evaluating cloud data protection tools. No one likes surprises, particularly IT executives who believe their SaaS cloud providers have taken all the necessary steps to back up customers’ critical enterprise data.

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Toward 'Smarter' Federal Funding of Public Health Emergencies

The Rand Blog

The next public health emergency or large-scale disaster may be looming. It may be time to rethink the way federal relief funds are sought and allocated so that aid is more rapidly, accurately, and fairly distributed to hospitals and health systems. This could help ensure patients and communities get the care when and where they need it when crisis hits.

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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 the difference between RPO and RTO?

Acronis

What is RPO? Recovery Point Objective (RPO) generally refers to the amount of data that can be lost within a period most relevant to a business, before significant harm occurs, from the point of a critical event to the most preceding backup. What is RTO? Recovery Time Objective (RTO) often refers to the quantity of time that an application, system and/or process, can be down for without causing significant damage to the business as well as the time spent restoring the application and its data.

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Looking back at the biggest Citrix DaaS and VDI accomplishments of 2022

Citrix

It’s hard to believe that 2022 is already coming to an end. As we reflect on this past year, we see 2022 as a time of development, growth, and innovation. With so much happening with Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual … The post Looking back at the biggest Citrix DaaS and VDI accomplishments of 2022 first appeared on Citrix Blogs. Related Stories What’s new and next with Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops: Webinar Q&A What’s new with Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtu

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US Climate Disasters in 2022

Recovery Diva

From TheConversation: 2022’s US climate disasters, from storms and floods to heat waves and droughts.

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Earthquake Ready?

Kings Bridge BCP

A Globe and Mail article about earthquakes caught my eye because it was talking about earthquakes… in Canada. This is not something we really think about as Canadians. Most of us believe that earthquakes are simply not a threat to our homes and our businesses. But according to some of Canada’s major insurance companies, we should all be thinking ahead and getting ourselves ready for earthquakes.

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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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What is the 3-2-1 Backup Strategy?

Acronis

Backup is important but it is just as important to remember that having one backup copy is sometimes not enough. For example, let’s assume that you backup your computer to an external drive, which you keep in your home office. If your computer crashes, you have the backup copy. However, if a fire breaks out in your home, it will destroy both your computer and the external drive.

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Tech Predictions for 2023 and Beyond

Disaster Zone

Some small tips to consider as we keep moving toward more technology.

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Enable mobile workstyles, empower users with Citrix Workspace App on iPad

Citrix

The traditional 9-to-5 job looks a lot different today, and for many, there’s less sitting at a desk in an office building. Although some executives and employees in sales and customer success have always needed flexibility, many companies have adopted … The post Enable mobile workstyles, empower users with Citrix Workspace App on iPad first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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How To Maintain Building and Equipment Access for the Responding Fire Department

National Fire Protection Association

When facility managers and building owners think of fire department access, they typically think about keeping a fire lane clear, so the responding fire department has a place to set up their equipment in case of an emergency. While this is critical to an effective response, there are many other aspects of a building that need to be properly maintained to provide appropriate fire department access to the building, as well as crucial fire and life safety equipment.

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What is a Ransomware?

Acronis

In 2020, 51% of surveyed businesses were hit by ransomware and it is expected that in 2021 a company will be hit by a ransomware attack every 11 seconds. Since the introduction of COVID, cybercriminals have started to attack new entities, including schools, healthcare providers/researchers, and government institutions. Regardless of your company’s size or industry, your organization is not immune to a ransomware attack, which makes it essential that your organization implement data protection a

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Elon Musk and Leadership

Disaster Zone

Consistency is something children and employees need.

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What’s new with Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops — December 2022

Citrix

It’s hard to believe that 2022 is already coming to a close. This year has flown by and has been full of new features, innovations, and updates from the Citrix team. In a recent blog post , I looked back … The post What’s new with Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops — December 2022 first appeared on Citrix Blogs. Related Stories Looking back at the biggest Citrix DaaS and VDI accomplishments of 2022 What’s new and next with Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop

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Automation Seasons Freezings Wrap Up and New Year’s Resolutions by Madeline Stack

PagerDuty

It’s that time of year where you may feel pressured to pick your New Year’s resolutions. Well, we went ahead and tried to give you a head start. 2023 is the year we tame toil so we can focus on the fun stuff like engineering and innovation. . Hopefully you have had the chance to follow along with us for the month of December for Seasons Freezings , the time of year you are locked out of production, so you have time to explore new ideas like automation.

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What is the difference between incremental, differential, and full backup?

Acronis

Both differential and incremental backups are "smart" backups that save time and disk space by only backing up changed files. But they differ significantly in how they do it, and how useful the result is.

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Even Authoritarian Regimes Have Trouble with COVID

Disaster Zone

You can only keep them down on the farm for so long.

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Celebrating one year of the Citrix Enterprise Browser!

Citrix

On October 5, 2022, the Citrix Enterprise Browser turned 1, and like a proud parent, I’m overjoyed to see how far it has come in just 12 months since the general availability announcement. I’m thrilled with our “birthday release” … The post Celebrating one year of the Citrix Enterprise Browser! first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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Our Own Keith Erwood Interviewed By Go Solo

Erwood Group

Our Own Keith Erwood was Interviewed by Go Solo and the article was published earlier today on Subkits Go Solo. In the Articles Keith talks about how he and the Erwood Group is Helping Your Business Remain In Business by providing business leaders with effective Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Data Backups, IT Disaster Recovery, and Cybersecurity services and consulting.

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Acronis Universal Restore Ensures Bare-Metal Restore of Dissimilar Hardware

Acronis

Google Drive is a personal cloud storage service from Google that lets you store and synchronize digital content across computers, laptops, and mobile devices, including Android tablets and smartphone devices. It’s a great product – it currently offers 15 GB of cloud storage for free, which can be increased to 100 GB with a monthly subscription.

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