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Collaborative Partner Spotlight: April-May, 2024

DRI Drive

As the leading nonprofit helping organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters, DRI relies on groups that promote greater resiliency. We encourage Certified Professionals to support these valuable partners. Business Continuity Planners Association – BCPA will host an in-person event on Apr. 11 at Central Lakes Office Park in Edina, MN, focused […] The post Collaborative Partner Spotlight: April-May, 2024 appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Proactive Planning for Community Relocation

Recovery Diva

From HSNewswire: Proactively Planning for Community Relocation Before and After Climate Disasters. “Between 1980 and mid-2023, 232 billion-dollar disasters occurred in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, with the number of disasters doubling annually since 2018. As the frequency, intensity, and destructiveness of climate change-driven disasters increase, accompanied by an increase in recovery costs, more experts are calling for a managed retreat of entire communities from disaster-prone areas to s

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Revolutionizing threat hunting for MSPs with Acronis Advanced Security + EDR

Acronis

Threat hunting is the latest enhancement to Acronis Advanced Security + EDR. Learn how this new functionality for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud will revolutionize and simplify the practice for MSPs.

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People of Pure: Meet Kelly Greene

Pure Storage

People of Pure: Meet Kelly Greene by Pure Storage Blog If there’s one thing Kelly Greene knows about, it’s how to parlay struggle into success. Having lost her parents at an early age, Kelly faced the responsibility of raising her 12-year-old sister while trying to start her career in tech. “I had to grow up very fast and step up to the plate,” Kelly said.

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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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Red-Teaming the Risks of Using AI in Biological Attacks

The Rand Blog

A RAND experiment brought together several dozen researchers to role-play bad guys planning a biological attack. Some had access to large language models while others only had access to the internet. A panel of experts graded each team's plan on whether or not it could be viable.

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ASIS International and Security Industry Association Announce Conference Lineup for Security LeadHER 2024

Security Industry Association

The 2024 Security LeadHER event, hosted by SIA and ASIS and designed to advance, connect and empower women in security, will gather hundreds of industry leaders June 24-25 in Phoenix, Arizona. ALEXANDRIA, Va./SILVER SPRING, Md. – ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced the agenda and speaker lineup for their second annual Security LeadHER conference , an event designed to showcase women in security.

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Beyond the Hype: The Truth behind the Marketing Claims of Many New Data Storage Platforms

Pure Storage

Beyond the Hype: The Truth behind the Marketing Claims of Many New Data Storage Platforms by Pure Storage Blog This is Part 1 of a five-part series diving into the claims of new data storage platforms. “All that glitters is not gold” reflects the reality of many new storage solutions that promise groundbreaking functionalities but actually hide fundamental stability, maturity, and operational limitations.

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The Year-Long Detention of Evan Gershkovich: When Foreign Nationals Become Political Pawns

The Rand Blog

Detaining foreign nationals incurs little risk for the detaining state, and can bring a large return. Negotiating to bring them home is not easy, as humanitarian appeals seldom work and there is always a quid pro quo. But the situation is not hopeless.

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0: Key changes to CSF

Acronis

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 went live in February 2024, broadening the scope to businesses of all sizes and in all industries. Here's what you need to know about the key changes to the framework.

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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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Implementing the “Air Domain” Into your Security Program: A Framework to Consider

Security Industry Association

Building Intelligence’s Bill Edwards, chair of the SIA Counter-UAS Working Group, explores what can be done and where business owners and staff can start. Bill Edwards is the president of federal and public safety at Building Intelligence Inc. and chair of the SIA Counter-UAS Working Group. He is a retired U.S. Army colonel and veteran of the Iraq War.

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Protected: Beyond the Firewall: Insights and Strategies from Leading CISOs

Pure Storage

Protected: Beyond the Firewall: Insights and Strategies from Leading CISOs by Pure Storage Blog This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Beyond the Firewall: Insights and Strategies from Leading CISOs appeared first on Pure Storage Blog.

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The Russian Air Force Is Hollowing Itself Out. Air Defenses for Ukraine Would Speed That Up

The Rand Blog

The Russian Aerospace Forces has fewer than 650 tactical aircraft when accounting for end-of-life aircraft; it has even less when accounting for accelerated usage. But these numbers are unlikely to change Russia's behavior, based on its exhibited willingness to accept high losses, even for trivial gains.

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Why educational institutions should prioritize automation

Online Computers

Efficiency is key in every sector of society, and education is no exception. Educational institutions, from elementary schools to universities, constantly strive to improve their processes to deliver the best possible learning experience for their students. This is why educational institutions should consider automation to improve their efficiency. What is automation?

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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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Security Industry Association Names Dan Cremins as Built Environment Advisory Board Chair

Security Industry Association

Dan Cremins, senior business development manager at Delta Electronics, will spearhead the advisory board’s efforts to foster engagement between the proptech community and the global security industry. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Dan Cremins of Delta Electronics to serve as the new chair of SIA’s Built Environment Advisory Board.

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World Backup Day: Four Data Protection Best Practices to Know

Pure Storage

World Backup Day: Four Data Protection Best Practices to Know by Pure Storage Blog This article originally appeared on SolutionsReview.com. It has been republished with permission from the author. Cybersecurity sentiment has shifted dramatically – in fact, Gartner recently noted that 88 percent of board of directors now acknowledge that cybersecurity is a key business risk rather than simply just an IT problem, a 58 percent jump from five years ago.

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AI Survival Guide: 5 Strategies to Stay Relevant in an Evolving Business Landscape

LogisManager

AI Survival Guide: 5 Strategies to Stay Relevant in an Evolving Business Landscape Last Updated: April 2, 2024 Artificial intelligence (AI), like a double-edged sword, evokes both awe and trepidation among businesses. On one hand, it promises to revolutionize work processes and enhance competitiveness. On the other, it threatens to displace workers and even entire companies.

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of March 28; Updates from Nasuni, Skyflow, Veeam & More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable storage and data protection news for the week of March 28, 2024. Keeping tabs on all the most relevant storage and data protection news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space.

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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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Mentees Wanted! Apply for the 2024 SIA TIME Program

Security Industry Association

Grow Your Career & Discover Your Mentor in the Security Industry Calling all early and mid-career security industry professionals! The SIA RISE community invites you to apply for the 2024 Talent Inclusion Mentorship Education (TIME) program. TIME is back with an impressive cohort of mentors ready to help new talent and emerging leaders flourish in the security industry.

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Operational Resilience for Financial Services: A Perspective from the U.S.

Pure Storage

Operational Resilience for Financial Services: A Perspective from the U.S. by Pure Storage Blog As the global financial ecosystem has become more digital, complex, and interconnected, regulators and business leaders have recognized the vital importance of operational resilience (OR) to ensure the availability and integrity of global financial markets.

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AI Survival Guide: 5 Strategies to Stay Relevant in an Evolving Business Landscape

LogisManager

AI Survival Guide: 5 Strategies to Stay Relevant in an Evolving Business Landscape Last Updated: March 29, 2024 Artificial intelligence (AI), like a double-edged sword, evokes both awe and trepidation among businesses. On one hand, it promises to revolutionize work processes and enhance competitiveness. On the other, it threatens to displace workers and even entire companies.

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Pushing People into Poverty and Public Health Crisis: Maryland's Recent Energy Cost Increases Could Add Up to an Equity Disaster

The Rand Blog

This month, utility prices began increasing throughout Baltimore City and in nearby counties, and will continue to increase over the next two years. The U.S. Department of Energy is taking key steps to work directly with communities affected by undue energy burdens to better understand how to improve the equity of the energy system. Maryland could follow that example.

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Five Top Practitioner-Focused Sessions at ISC West 2024

Security Industry Association

ISC West 2024 is coming up April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC West recently revealed full conference details for the SIA Education at ISC West program , including keynote presentations from top luminaries and over 100 sessions from top industry expert speakers on the most current business trends, technologies and industry developments.

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Building a Disaster Recovery Team

Alert Media

A well-trained disaster recovery team can get your organization back on its feet after an emergency. Here's how you can build a DR team for your business.

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SQL vs. NoSQL Databases

Pure Storage

SQL vs. NoSQL Databases by Pure Storage Blog Applications need a database to store data. Data is stored in a structured or unstructured format, also referred to as relational and non-relational databases. To query data, structured databases use standard SQL, while unstructured databases use NoSQL. The way you store data will determine the way that you retrieve it and the type of database that you need.

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Trucks, Piers, and Parachutes Will Not Solve Gaza's Crisis

The Rand Blog

If the international community wants to solve the humanitarian problem in Gaza, it will need to go well beyond thinking of the issue strictly in terms of trucks, roads, and floating piers. It will instead need to choose between a series of bad options. None of them are particularly appealing outcomes, but in the Middle East, nothing is ever simple.

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SIA New Member Profile: NSG Life Safety

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member NSG Life Safety provides design, installation, integration, testing and monitoring services for critical life safety, security and communications systems. The company is headquartered in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, with additional offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Hooksett, New Hampshire, and primarily serves the New England region.