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USCG Needs to Do More Tsunami Planning

Disaster Zone blog

A GAO report on the topic

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Download the September Edition of the Crisis Response Journal!

DRI Drive

The September edition of the Crisis Response Journal is now available to download from our Library! This month’s topics include ethical emergency management, COVID-19 risk fatigue, information warfare, and much more.

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Another Outcome from Rising Seas

Recovery Diva

From Time: Rising Seas Are Going to Create a Huge Property Tax Headache for Coastal Communities. Thanks to Elaine Sudanowicz for the citation

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Should Greenland and Denmark Become Part of NORAD?

The Rand Blog

As tensions with Russia rise to levels not seen since the Cold War, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) may need to detect and counter increasing numbers of aerial intrusions. One way to strengthen NORAD's capabilities: Invite Greenland and Denmark to join the command

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Learning the Local Culture: BCM Pros Need to Suit Their Programs to the Locality

MHA Consulting

It’s human nature for people to take the assumptions of their culture for granted, not realizing that people elsewhere might look at things in a radically different way.

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Reporting Cybersecurity Intrusions: Establishing a Standard

Disaster Zone blog

Right now we don’t have a well-understood manner of reporting

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Debunking Russian Lies About Biolabs at Upcoming U.N. Meetings

The Rand Blog

Before Russia invaded Ukraine in February, its diplomatic missions began circulating some particularly fantastical lies. It's tempting to write off such claims as cartoonish propaganda. But Russia is making similarly outrageous claims to the United Nations and other international forums.

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CISO diaries: Why Patch Tuesday is a CISO’s best friend

Acronis

The second Tuesday of every month is a day that should be marked on every cybersecurity professional’s calendar, as it marks Patch Tuesday.

Amazon Solar Shutdown Provides Opportunity for Praise and Reflection on Safe Solar Installations

National Fire Protection Association

According to recent reports from CNBC and other major news outlets, Amazon temporarily shut down all solar power generation at their North American facilities last year as they worked to investigate potential fire safety issues with these systems.

Where’s the Service in Customer-managed Storage as a Service?

Pure Storage

We’re all familiar with service providers, such as Uber and DoorDash. For a reasonable fee, someone arrives at your door and drives you to a destination or brings you tacos from that new restaurant. But what if Uber or DoorDash offered a self-managed option?

Security Industry Association Opens Nominations for 2022 Lippert and Progress Awards

Security Industry Association

These awards, recognizing outstanding SIA volunteer leadership and advancement of women in the security industry, will be presented at the 2022 SIA Honors Night celebration. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the 2022 call for nominations for the George R.

Sanctioning Business Leaders in Russia

The Rand Blog

Western sanctions are ensnaring more Russian business leaders, some of whom say they are unjustly targeted. Can those in the private sector reduce their risks of being designated? Perhaps, if they make difficult choices

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Hybrid cloud security with zero trust solutions from Citrix

Citrix

The growth in hybrid work creates challenges for IT admins everywhere. How do you keep remote workers safe? How do you protect endpoints? What do you do about unmanaged devices?

Chief Resilience Offices and Officers

Disaster Zone blog

There is more of a move afoot to establish state CROs

Introducing the Microsoft Teams Schedule Send Feature

LAN Infotech

Introducing the Microsoft Teams Schedule Send Feature. Key Points. Microsoft Teams will introduce a new feature in the coming weeks that will enable users to schedule messages to be sent later.

Societal Long COVID Here to Stay, Says Book: 'Normality Will Not Return'

The Rand Blog

Brian Michael Jenkins takes a look at past plagues—like the Black Death, which killed half the population of Europe, and the 1918 pandemic, which killed between 50 and 100 million people—to try to understand the future.

iOS 16 is here, and Citrix Workspace app is ready for it!

Citrix

I remember getting my hands on my first iPhone in 2013. It hooked me with its modern design, powerful performance, and intuitive features, and I’ve been an Apple loyalist ever since.

The Importance of Impact Tolerance in Operational Resilience

Castellan

Impact tolerance is an important component of an operational resilience strategy. By understanding your impact tolerance, you can better understand the impact single points of failure and vulnerabilities could have on your organization.

The Benefits of Azure Virtual Desktop Remote App Streaming

LAN Infotech

The Benefits of AVD Remote App Streaming: Why You Should Stream Your Apps. Key Points: Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop app streaming can help reduce latency and improve performance when using apps on a remote device.

National Security After Roe, Women Veterans, COVID-19's Lasting Effects: RAND Weekly Recap

The Rand Blog

This weekly recap focuses on how overturning Roe could affect national security, supporting women veterans, responding to the next pandemic, and more

On Premises vs. Cloud: Which is best for your business?

Citrix

Many organizations are considering the best infrastructure for deploying virtual apps and desktops. The choice is essentially between on-premises and cloud solutions, or a mix of both. Is on premises or cloud better than the other?

Is there a cyberconflict happening behind the scenes?

Acronis

If you’re reading this, you’re somehow connected to the cyberworld that’s rapidly transforming the way the world functions. While this adaptation means an overall benefit to progressive societies, it opens new and innovative ways for cyberattackers to target organizations and consumers alike.

VMware Explore 2022 Recap: Humbled Masters of Disaster and Explorers of the Multi-Cloud Universe

Zerto

From the moment you arrived in San Francisco, VMware Explore was already pulling you into the multi-cloud universe. Hats off for the beautiful graphics found all around the city, at the SFO airport, and of course, at the Moscone Center where the conference was held, for the first time in three years.

HELP and OK Window Signs

Disaster Zone blog

Managing expectations of your community

Introducing the new season of Citrix’s Remote Works podcast series

Citrix

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, hybrid work has become the “new” model of work. Yet for business leaders, the learning journey continues.

When Can A Service Not Be a Service? by Mandi Walls

PagerDuty

If you’re familiar with PagerDuty , you probably associate it with alerts about technical services behaving in ways they shouldn’t. Maybe you yourself have been notified at some point that a service wasn’t available, was responding slowly, or was returning incorrect information.

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First draft of NFPA 1970 proposes changes to firefighter PPE standard and will be open for review and Public Comment through January 4, 2023

National Fire Protection Association

Job: CBRN Security and Nonproliferation Advisor

Disaster Zone blog

This is not your average HAZMAT team member

Citrix Hypervisor 8.2 LTSR Premium Edition (CU1) achieves Common Criteria EAL2+ Certification

Citrix

Citrix is pleased to announce that Citrix Hypervisor 8.2 LTSR Premium Edition CU1 has achieved Common Criteria certification at the Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2+.

PagerDuty joins forces with Datadog and Salesforce Service Cloud by Jorge Villamariona

PagerDuty

One of our core values at PagerDuty is to “Champion the Customer”. This value has guided us to join forces with our technology partners to build over 700 integrations , all with the aim of better serving our customers. Two of those key technology partners are Datadog and Salesforce.

Achieving ESG Success by Becoming an Autonomous Digital Enterprise

BMC

As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives continue to grow, they’re also becoming defining operating model characteristics for organizations striving to follow the Autonomous Digital Enterprise (ADE) framework for future success.

Railroad Worker Strike

Disaster Zone blog

Labor and management have to negotiate

Resources for Preparedness Month

Disasters and Faith-Based Organizations

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Why providing mentorship programs to women in tech should be every organization’s priority

Acronis

This is a pivotal and exciting time for women in tech, a historically male-dominated industry. However, there are many remaining obstacles women face in the workforce.

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