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In the Battle Between Wildlife and Power Grids, Never Bet Against the Beaver

DRI Drive

While the big resilience concerns focus on natural disasters, cybersecurity and supply chain woes, a pair of recent attacks on the power grid are a reminder to never forget how much damage a single small animal can do.

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Banishing Burnout

Recovery Diva

This is a guest posting by Ms Jolie Wills, a practitioner formerly from NZ and now living in the U.S. Readers are encouraged to reply to her directly. Those working in emergencies are feeling the burn. Disasters are increasing in frequency and severity and the layering of disasters is now sadly all too common. We can harm even the most resilient of people if we load them up with too much for too long.

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COVID Strikes Again

Disaster Zone

This time, it is me

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Cybersecurity crisis management exercises

Crisis Response Journal

June 2022: Lina Kolesnikova looks at new crisis management training strategies to stay ahead in the changing cyber threat landscape

New Study: Climate Change Could Crush Major Global Currencies

DRI Drive

While discussion of climate change-fueled natural disasters typically focuses on the humanitarian and environmental impacts, a recent study found a destructive outlook for the global economy as well. Barclays Plc.

The Bill Anderson Fund

Recovery Diva

This is an unusual but important posting. The Diva was a friend of the late Bill Anderson, who was an important pioneer in the emergency management research field. Please support this effort to carry on his work. For those looking to get outside for some summertime activity, the Bill Anderson Fund Disaster Dash is coming up!

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Cybersecurity crisis management exercises

Crisis Response Journal

June 2022: Lina Kolesnikova looks at new crisis management training strategies to stay ahead in the changing cyber threat landscape

How Has Your Organization Managed Supply Chain and Other Top Risks? Tell Us in This Quick Survey!

DRI Drive

Resilience professionals have no shortage of challenges — extreme weather, cyber attacks, the continuing supply chain crisis, to name a few. Take this short survey to let us know what’s at the top of your list.

Source of New Book Info

Recovery Diva

Thanks to Lori Peek, Director of the Hazards Center at the University of CO/Boulder, for providing this link to a source of information about new books in the field of emergency management. She noted the New Reads series for a quick download on new publications. And she noted that they always welcome new submissions: [link

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Using Social Media Is Not Only Good, but Essential in Disasters

Disaster Zone

Social media is an orphaned technology

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Problem? What problem? 

Crisis Response Journal

June 2022: Amanda Coleman asks: With today’s issues, are we failing to grasp the challenge of being more prepared for the crises that are just around the corner

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5 Ways to Support Remote Employees on the Move

Pure Storage

Being a great leader requires developing new skills at every junction. In the last few years, that has meant dealing with and supporting remote, on-the-move, and traveling employees in a flexible work environment while ensuring both security and productivity.

Federal Funding for Heat Emergencies

Recovery Diva

From the CRS: Selected Federal Financial Assistance for. Emergency Response to Extreme Heat

Nonverbal Communications Over Zoom

Disaster Zone

How to better present yourself

Should Ukraine Settle with Russia?

The Rand Blog

Should the United States humiliate Russia—and Russian President Vladimir Putin specifically—over the Russo-Ukrainian War? It could lead to escalation and new wars, but the United States and NATO may need to think twice before offering concessions

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Better Science, Volume 1: Hardware and Software Co-design with DirectFlash

Pure Storage

Flash memory is pretty incredible stuff. At Pure Storage®, we’ve built our entire storage hardware portfolio on solid-state storage. We’ve eschewed disk as a relic of the past and are building a new generation of storage platforms centered around flash memory.

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Walking away from a Fortune 30 Company to start from scratch

BryghtPath

Why would a successful crisis management & business continuity leader walk away from a successful twenty-plus year career at a Fortune 30 corporation to start a new business from scratch?

Do You Unplug During Vacations?

Disaster Zone

What are your choices and ramifications

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How to Set Up a Crisis Response Team (and Why You Need One) 

MHA Consulting

Every company should have a crisis response team. Organizing and training such a team is not hard if you follow a few key steps. . Why Every Organization Needs a Crisis … The post How to Set Up a Crisis Response Team (and Why You Need One) appeared first on MHA Consulting.

Are You Making Any of These Mistakes with Your Log Analytics?

Pure Storage

Security log analytics is pretty much SecOps table stakes these days. But that doesn’t mean every organization is getting it right.

Who defines what resilience is in an organization?

Resilience Association

By Paul Kirvan, FBCI, CISA

How Close Is AI to Becoming Sentient?

Disaster Zone

Sentience is the capacity to experience feelings and sensations

Why do you need backup software for Windows?

Acronis

Having the right backup and restore software means that no matter what happens to your computer, you can be back up and running in a matter of hours, if not minutes. Backup and recovery

Combining SAP HANA System Replication with Continuous Storage Replication

Pure Storage

Your SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) system running on SAP HANA (either SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA) is most likely the crown jewel of IT assets within your organization. It controls the flow of your business and is integral in generating revenue. .

What if Russia's Army Fails in Ukraine?

The Rand Blog

Fighting in Ukraine will likely continue. But battlefield advantages could continue to ebb and flow, too. The West should prudently prepare for Ukrainian success as well as a less favorable outcome

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The Uvalde Nightmare Response Continues

Disaster Zone

A textbook case for what not to do

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SIA New Member Profile: Infusion Direct Marketing

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Infusion Direct Marketing, Inc. specializes in developing marketing programs for the security industry. The company was founded in Hauppauge, New York, and is now headquartered in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

NFPA featured in Global Business Leaders Magazine

National Fire Protection Association

NFPA is featured as one of Global Business Leaders Magazine’s “20 Companies Everyone Should Know in 2022”.

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The Metaverse: What It Is and Is Not

The Rand Blog

The metaverse is quickly expanding, but its meaning remains unclear. Until an agreement on a definition of “metaverse” is reached, efforts to manage the technology development and related public policy could be muddled at best

Disaster Zone Podcast: The Healthcare Workforce Shortage

Disaster Zone

The pandemic contributed, but is not the only reason

¿Por qué volver al pasado? ¿Qué tanto se prefiere el modelo de trabajo flexible?

Citrix

Esta es una publicación de Mauricio Jaramillo Marín, Director y cofundador en Impacto TIC y Hangouts de Periodismo. Mauricio es periodista de tecnología y conferencista digital en Colombia y Latinoamérica.