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AI is the Next Tech Evolution for Emergency Management

Disaster Zone

With a bit of tech history for the progress we've made.

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DRI and University College London to Host One-Day Conference in June

DRI Drive

DRI International and the University College London (UCL) Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) will be hosting a one-day, on-campus conference to be held June 14. While educational content is developed for resilience professionals, partnering with a university enables students to learn more about resilience careers and interact with those already doing the job. […] The post DRI and University College London to Host One-Day Conference in June appeared first on DRI Drive.

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FEMA Disaster Workforce Needs Improvement

Recovery Diva

FEMA Disaster Workforce: Actions Needed to Improve Hiring Data and Address Staffing Gaps. A short version and the full report ( 36 pages) are available on the website.

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Preventing Intelligence Leaks: Let's Start Over

The Rand Blog

The United States badly needs a new secrecy paradigm to protect classified information, and one that also improves government transparency. Our archaic system for keeping classified information secure is terminally flawed, and no amount of triage tinkering can hope to fix it.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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International Association of Fire Chiefs Looking for Mutual Aid Experience for Survey

Disaster Zone

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Deadly Lessons from Fukushima Earthquake

Recovery Diva

From the HSNW: Deadly Lessons from Fukushima Changed Japan and the World “The strongest earthquake in Japan’s recorded history triggered a massive tsunami in 2011. Together, the two natural disasters claimed close to 20,000 lives, making the event one of the deadliest in Japan’s history. But the crisis didn’t end there. The strongest earthquake in Japan’s recorded history triggered a massive tsunami in 2011.

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SIA New Member Profile: KABAM Robotics

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member KABAM Robotics leverages robotic connectivity technologies to build intelligent security facility management robots and connectivity software for smart buildings and cities. The company is headquartered in Singapore. SIA spoke with Kelvin Wee, director at KABAM Robotics, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA.

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Mental Health First Aid: Training People to Help Others

The Rand Blog

An innovative program trains and empowers people to not look away from those experiencing mental illness, but to listen to them, reassure them, and encourage them to get help. Most trainees of the program in New York City were still using what they had learned five years later.

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10 Reasons to Attend Pure//Accelerate 2023

Pure Storage

10 Reasons to Attend Pure//Accelerate 2023 by Pure Storage Blog Need a reason to attend Pure//Accelerate in Vegas June 14-16? Here are 10. Don’t miss this event! The post 10 Reasons to Attend Pure//Accelerate 2023 appeared first on Pure Storage Blog.

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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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May is Mental Health Awareness Month – Let’s help #BreakTheStigma

Acronis

May 2023 is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, a month where we as a nation recognize the struggles many of us and our loved ones face every day. As a global company, we want to take this moment to bring this cause to the attention of people of all countries, as these common yet misunderstood afflictions are by no means exclusive to the U.S.

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Security Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2023 SIA Women in Biometrics Awards

Security Industry Association

Larisa Boyko, Alicia Harrison, Casey Mayfield, C. Maxine Most and Bethany Retton will be honored for their leadership and contributions in biometrics and security at the 2023 SIA GovSummit. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named five female biometrics leaders as recipients of the 2023 SIA Women in Biometrics Awards , a globally recognized program presented by SIA with support from sponsor IDEMIA and organizational and media partners AVISIAN , Biometric Update , Fi

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Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay. It's Time for Security to Catch Up to Our New Normal

The Rand Blog

As hybrid work becomes the new normal, workplace practices—security-focused and otherwise—may need to reconsider whether physical presence necessarily improves either security or work outcomes.

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2023 RIMS Awards Celebrate the Past, Present and Future of Risk Management

Risk Management Monitor

Joan Schmit accepts the Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award from RIMS President Jennifer Santiago and RIMS CEO Gary LaBranche ATLANTA—At this year’s RISKWORLD Awards & Leadership Keynote, RIMS honored past, present and future champions of the risk profession, recognizing pioneers in risk management, dynamic senior risk leaders and rising stars of the risk community.

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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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Choosing the Right Crisis Leader

BryghtPath

In April 2017, the internet exploded with the viral video of a passenger being dragged from United Express Flight 3411 by security and law enforcement officers in Chicago after refusing to exit the aircraft after the flight had been overbooked. The aftermath of this incident resulted in a significant reputational crisis for United Airlines. The … The post Choosing the Right Crisis Leader appeared first on Bryghtpath.

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Charging Up National Electrical Safety Month Around E-Mobility

National Fire Protection Association

Each May provides an opportunity to highlight how we can safely work with electricity. National Electrical Safety Month is an annual campaign spearheaded by Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), which aims to educate people on how to reduce the number of electrical fires, fatalities, injuries, and associated property loss. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Electrification: E-Mobility.

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What the Drone Strikes on the Kremlin Reveal About the War in Ukraine

The Rand Blog

False flag, special op, or fizzled attack—it may not be possible to get to the bottom of who launched drones at the Kremlin and why any time soon. But the incident and reactions it has elicited from the war's major players reveal just how important weaponized, long-range drones have become in this conflict.

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The True Cost of Wildfires

Disaster Zone

It goes way beyond wildfire mitigation and response.

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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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Debugging Kubernetes with Automated Runbooks & Ephemeral Containers by Jake Cohen

PagerDuty

In our previous blog , we discussed the difficulty in capturing all relevant diagnostics during an incident before a “band-aid” fix is applied. The most common, concrete example of this is an application running in a container and the container is redeployed—perhaps to a prior version or the same version—simply to solve the immediate issue. For companies where every millisecond of performance and every second of uptime has consequential impacts on the customer experience, these types of short-te

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Level up your Citrix Workspace environments with a new UI!

Citrix

The Citrix Workspace app is a cloud-based platform application that is leveraged by millions of users for secure access to virtual desktops and apps from any device. The Citrix team knows how important it is to provide users with a … The post Level up your Citrix Workspace environments with a new UI! first appeared on Citrix Blogs. Related Stories Simplify App & Image Management with Citrix Profile Management’s New App Access Control Turbo Charging EDT for Unparalleled Experienc

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Coast Guard Leans Forward in New UxS Strategy but Faces Significant Challenges

The Rand Blog

The rise of unmanned systems creates a challenging landscape for the U.S. Coast Guard as it endeavors to conduct its diverse missions in the future. To address emerging technologies and prepare for forthcoming threats, the service recently released a strategic plan.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: The Function of Marine Exchanges

Disaster Zone

An important cog in the maritime industry.

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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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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of May 5; Updates from Datto, Dell, VAST Data & More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review editors curated this list of the most noteworthy storage and data protection news items for the week of May 5, 2023. 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. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy s

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Why Property is Still the Best Investment in Any Economic Climate

Beaumont Resilience Training

Investing in property has always been a hot topic. Regardless of the year, there is always news or reports claiming that the buy-to-let (BTL) sector is in trouble due to tightening legislation and a tough economic climate. However, despite the doom and gloom, property remains the best place to store your assets. Here are some reasons why. Firstly, property is an appreciating asset.

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Why Does Ukraine Want Western Jets?

The Rand Blog

Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Ukraine has requested Western fighter jets. Why does it want them? Of what use could they be? And what are some of their limitations?

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Job: City of Seattle Term Limited Project Position--Planner

Disaster Zone

It is multi-year, which makes it better.

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Security Industry Association and ISC Security Events Open Call for Proposals for ISC East and West

Security Industry Association

Speaking proposals are being accepted for the SIA Education@ISC conference programs at ISC East 2023 (Nov. 14-16 in New York City) and ISC West 2024 (April 9-12 in Las Vegas). SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC Security Events are seeking proposals from subject matter experts for the SIA Education@ISC conference programs at ISC East 2023 and ISC West 2024 – two of the leading security industry conferences and expositions each year.

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Why Do You Need Cybersecurity In Your Business?

LAN Infotech

When it comes to protecting the technological aspects of your business, cybersecurity is needed. There are many valued services that they bring, such as protecting your computer systems from any potential third-party hacks, recovering lost or stolen data, keeping up with current trends in technology, and streamlining compliance. And these are only a few of the services that they offer.

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Level up your Citrix Workspace environments with a new UI!

Citrix

The Citrix Workspace app is a cloud-based platform application that is leveraged by millions of users for secure access to virtual desktops and apps from any device. The Citrix team knows how important it is to provide users with a … The post Level up your Citrix Workspace environments with a new UI! first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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When Should We Be Patient?

Disaster Zone

When should we be impatient?

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