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Political Action and Climate Change – DRI’s Chloe Demrovsky on Newsy

DRI Drive

DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky spoke with Newsy discussing the recent climate change actions taken by the U.S. government, the restrictions they face, and how the business sector should respond as a result.

Finding Common Ground on Cyber and Elections Security

Disaster Zone

Elections are a critical infrastructure

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FEMA and AARP on Protecting Older Adults

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: FEMA, AARP Release New Resources to Help Local Communities Protect Older Adults Before, During and After Natural Disaster s Older adults are disproportionately impacted by the types of weather-related emergencies and natural disasters that are becoming increasingly frequent and severe

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What Is a Home Protection Plan?

Constellation

Buying a new home or upgrading one of your home’s systems is a big investment. When it comes to these big-ticket purchases, it’s worth making sure they’re covered if something breaks or goes wrong. The post What Is a Home Protection Plan?

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Stop the Music! Chip Shortage Stalls Synth Makers

DRI Drive

The global chip shortage and supply chain nightmare is music to no one’s ears. But for synth companies it’s literally stopping the music. According to Synthtopia, boutique synthesizer maker Future Retro has been silenced by the shortage.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: The Future of EMI, Training or Education?

Disaster Zone

Emergency management's premier government educational institution

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How Mercedes-AMG F1 and Pure Storage Put Safety First

Pure Storage

On the F1 track, cars are engineered to be faster than ever. Off the track, hackers are accelerating ransomware attacks. They’re both making headlines, and making safety and speed top priorities for consumers and businesses alike. . For both Pure Storage ?

DRI Updates Commitment to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

DRI Drive

As a leading resource in disaster recovery and business continuity, DRI International has updated its written voluntary commitment to the United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Recovery’s Sendai Framework 2015-2030.

Are we headed for a Cybermaggedon?

Disaster Zone

Move slowly and fix your stuff—is how we should operate in the cyber-world

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New Federal Funds to Tackle Climate Disasters

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: Biden Announces FEMA Funding to Tackle Climate Disasters

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Pure Storage at VMware Explore 2022

Pure Storage

I’m thoroughly excited, for the first time in years, to attend an in-person VMworld. Honestly, I started to think that I might never attend one again. And as it turns out, I technically can’t. Because it’s now called VMware Explore! What’s in a (new) Name?

Department of Labor’s O*NET Recognizes DRI Business Continuity Info for National Employment Database

DRI Drive

The Occupational Information Network (O*NET), developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration, is the nation’s primary source of occupational information.

64% Vacancy Rate for a 911 Call Center

Disaster Zone

That would be difficult

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Fast Growing Cities at High Risk from Climate Change

Recovery Diva

From The Guardian: Alarm as fastest growing US cities risk becoming unlivable from climate crisis. Some of the cities enjoying population boom are among those gripped by a ferocious heatwave and seeing record temperatures. “The ferocious heatwave that is gripping much of the US south and west has highlighted an uncomfortable, ominous trend – people are continuing to flock to the cities that risk becoming unlivable due to the climate crisis.

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Evergreen//One Recognized as DCIG TOP 5 Storage as-a-Service Solution

Pure Storage

The Data Center Intelligence Group (DCIG) recently recognized Evergreen//One™ from Pure Storage as a DCIG TOP 5 solution in the 2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 Enterprise Storage as a Service Solutions report.

OK… maybe we can brag a bit…

Kings Bridge BCP

“Yes, this is what I need. I’m sorry I didn’t notice I was missing it sooner. Thank you for being so responsive. If this is an indication of KingsBridge’s level of service, I’m impressed. Thanks again and good night. I won’t bother you again tonight.”

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Effectiveness of Small Police Departments

Disaster Zone

Uvalde could be an indicator

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FEMA’s Public Assistant Alternative Procedures Assessed by OIG

Recovery Diva

From HSToday: OIG Assesses FEMA’s Public Assistance Alternative Procedures. The Office of Inspector General OIG assessed whether Public Assistance Alternative Procedures (PAAP) for permanent work projects sped disaster recovery, increased the accuracy of cost estimates to restore facilities, improved the effectiveness of financial incentives and disincentives, the cost effectiveness of PAAP, and whether the PAAP independent expert panel was effective

Making the Case for a Systems Approach to Ballistic Security

Security Industry Association

In Bullet-Resistant Systems, Key Components Come Together to Build Something Greater. Jim Richards is the CEO of Total Security Solutions. For those unfamiliar with ballistic security, it would be easy to assume the process is as simple as a single piece of bullet-resistant glass.

Cyber Self-Defense: Prepare for the No. 1 Threat By Taking These Five Steps 

MHA Consulting

Cyberattacks remain the number-one threat to organizations’ ability to keep their mission-critical operations running. Today’s post lays out five key measures your company should have in place to harden its … The post Cyber Self-Defense: Prepare for the No.

The Uvalde After Action Report

Disaster Zone

The first of many to come

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Book Review: Why Vulnerability Still Matters – The Politics of Disaster Risk Creation.

Recovery Diva

Why Vulnerability Still Matters -The Politics of Disaster Risk Creation , Edited by Greg Bankoff and Dorothea Hilhorst. Routledge, 2022. Softcover, 240 pp. List price: $35.96, ISBN 9781032113432. Reviewer : Jono Anzalone, EdD, Nonprofit Leader and Disaster Expert. Why Vulnerability Still Matters -The Politics of Disaster Risk Creation provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of vulnerability, disaster risk, and political systems.

Why It Makes Sense to Keep Mine-Hunting Dolphins on the Navy's Payroll

The Rand Blog

The mine-hunting abilities of the dolphin remain unmatched by human ingenuity. They make the seas safer for naval ships and other vessels. A single mine blast can incapacitate or even sink a warship costing billions of dollars. Yet budget cuts could spell the end of the program

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What (Almost) Everyone Gets Wrong About the Business Continuity Lifecycle

BryghtPath

Business continuity and crisis planning is not a one-and-done event. Still, I see a lot of businesses make this pivotal mistake.

Earth Shaking News

Disaster Zone

It is about the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake fault

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SIA New Member Profile: Texadia Systems

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Texadia Systems is a full-service design/build AV and technology firm that specializes in the consultative design, installation and support of complex audio, video, lighting, security and low-voltage technology solutions.

Recovered, but Not Whole: U.S. Jobs Rebounded, but Not for Everyone

The Rand Blog

The U.S. labor market is on track to hit a milestone this month or next: It will have recovered all of the jobs lost in the pandemic recession. But the pandemic recession and its recovery treated men and women differently, and treated women of color differently from white women

Announcing Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365

Citrix

Citrix and Microsoft have been innovating and collaborating for more than 30 years, helping companies accelerate their digital transformations and power better ways to work.

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Dangerous Heat in Europe

Disaster Zone

A national emergency in England

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Include a ‘Working Strategy’ in Your Plans

Plan B Consulting

This week, Charlie discusses why using a simpler incident response model is better suited for clients. For a long time, I have been working on developing and refining a framework for responding to and managing incidents.

People of Pure: Meet Sam Marraccini!

Pure Storage

Entrepreneur Seth Godin once said, “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” And if you think about it, storytelling is at the heart of every great brand. It’s what customers connect with. .

Factores tecnológicos y humanos para no ser parte de “La Gran Renuncia”

Citrix

Esta es una publicación de Adrián Campos, periodista y editor mexicano especializado en Tecnologías de la Información, Redes Sociales y Negocios.

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International Political Instability

Disaster Zone

A confluence of national political turmoil

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Include a ‘Working Strategy’ in Your Plans

Plan B Consulting

This week, Charlie discusses why using a simpler incident response model is better suited for clients. For a long time, I have been working on developing and refining a framework for responding to and managing incidents.