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Financial Crisis Management and Your Reputation

Bernstein Crisis Management

Financial Crisis Management and Your Reputation When the term “financial crisis management” springs to mind, it often conjures images of plummeting stock prices, emergency board meetings, and frenzied efforts to safeguard assets. While there’s no denying the importance of addressing the finances in a financial crisis, there’s another crucial aspect that’s frequently overshadowed by the monetary turmoil — the impact on public relations and reputation.

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FEMA Improves Individual Assistance Program

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: ‘We can do better’: FEMA makes sweeping changes to speed up disaster aid. Hearing frustrations from victims, the federal agency is drastically reforming its individual assistance program for the first time in 20 years.

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Interview: New DRI Board Chair Michele Turner, MBCP on Her History in Business Continuity and What’s on the Horizon

DRI Drive

DRI International is pleased to welcome Michele Turner, MBCP, as Chair of the DRI Board of Directors. Currently Vice President of Risk Management for Marriott International, she brings a wealth of resilience experience to the table. We spoke with her about her career, her views on the profession, and her work with DRI. For those […] The post Interview: New DRI Board Chair Michele Turner, MBCP on Her History in Business Continuity and What’s on the Horizon appeared first on DRI Drive.

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FEMA Updates and Simplfies Individual Assistance Disaster Aid Processes

Disaster Zone

This will help many people get the help they are entitled to.

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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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Reflections on Career Week 2023: Employee Growth Is the Real Bottom Line

Pure Storage

Reflections on Career Week 2023: Employee Growth Is the Real Bottom Line by Pure Storage Blog As I reflect on the close of the fiscal year and my first year at Pure Storage, Career Week is still fresh on my mind. From the quality of discussions, commitment from our leaders, and engagement from our talent, it truly was a superb experience. As we roll into Q1 and set our sights, I wanted to recap the week and its connection to driving meaningful talent development experiences, readiness, and organ

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Israel's 'People's Army' at War

The Rand Blog

The IDF's relationship with Israeli society, cultural predilections, and individual norms make it a very different kind of military—informing how it fights in Gaza.

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New Study Shows 75% Of the USA Vulnerable to Earthquakes

Disaster Zone

Yes, you likely have many faults.

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Unveiling the Top 5 AI Trends of 2024

Pure Storage

Unveiling the Top 5 AI Trends of 2024 by Pure Storage Blog This article on AI trends of 2024 was written by Melody Zacharias with the support of Perplexity AI for a “better together” blog. The landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, reshaping industries, societies, and the very fabric of our daily lives. 2024 promises to be a pivotal moment in the AI journey, marked by transformative advancements that will leave a lasting impact.

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How to Answer AI’s Most Important Question for Enterprises

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Contributed Content Series is a collection of contributed articles written by thought leaders in enterprise tech. In this feature, Commvault ‘s Senior Director of Products Pavan Bedadala offers commentary on how to answer AI’s most important question for enterprises. “We’ve got the data. What’s next?” It may be the business world’s most important AI question right now, and it’s one nearly every business leader is asking.

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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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How healthcare facilities can secure data with a BaaS solution

Synology

As healthcare data is projected to grow exponentially in the coming years, hospitals, healthcare facilities, and healthcare institutions must ensure patient data is stored safely to provide peace of mind for patients and meet regulatory compliance.

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Elevate your MSP business with 19 new MSP Academy modules

Acronis

Last year, MSP Academy was launched by Acronis to assist MSPs in growing their organizations with business and technical training. Now, with the introduction of 19 new modules and over 100 videos, MSPs have the opportunity to elevate their businesses and gain the knowledge and skills they need to thrive. These modules cover various topics, including managed services, cybersecurity and marketing.

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The Search for a High Seas Solution

The Rand Blog

While Western military action against the Houthis has increased, the Red Sea crisis is sailing through opaque waters. Short-term military action might help with the immediate crisis, but shipping routes will remain vulnerable unless the world recognizes its exposure to threats and cooperates to defend them.

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Cyber Risk & Your Supply Chain: Managing the Growing Threat

NexusTek

READ TIME: 4 MIN January 17, 2024 Cyber Risk & Your Supply Chain: Managing the Growing Threat You’ve likely heard that employees are the top source of cyber risk for businesses. But when you imagine “employee error” resulting in a data breach at your company, does it occur to you that this might be one of your suppliers’ employees? It could be.

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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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Planning to Fail: 10 Common Mistakes Companies Make with Their BC Plans

MHA Consulting

Most organizations recognize the importance of having a sound business continuity recovery plan, but many plans are undermined by the presence of overlooked weaknesses. In today’s post, we’ll look at 10 mistakes that companies commonly make in developing and implementing their BC plans. Related on MHA Consulting: Sounds Like a Plan: The Elements of a Modern Recovery Plan Everyone reading this blog will know that the business continuity (BC) recovery plan is something organizations create to help

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Executive Reveals 5 Key Ransomware Takeaways from 2023

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Contributed Content Series is a collection of contributed articles written by thought leaders in enterprise tech. In this feature, Index Engines’ VP of Strategic Partnerships Jim McGann offers his key ransomware takeaways from the last year. As we look back on all that we learned in 2023, we need to ask ourselves, did we not learn anything from 2022?

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Responding to North Korean 2024 War Threats

The Rand Blog

Unless Kim Jong-un concludes that South Korea and the United States are finally serious about reining in his provocations, threats, and nuclear weapon development, Kim might eventually establish a form of dominance on the Korean Peninsula or push the Korean Peninsula into a nuclear war that no one wants.

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Regional Wars Were Predicted

Disaster Zone

This is one prediction that has been proven to be true.

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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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Top Benefits of Corporate EDR Solutions

Acronis

Explore the essential advantages of implementing Corporate Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Solutions in this insightful article. Learn how EDR enhances cybersecurity, reduces response times to threats, and improves overall organizational resilience.

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Pure Storage Announces Breakthrough STAC-M3 Benchmark Testing Results for High-performance and Quantitative Trading

Pure Storage

Pure Storage Announces Breakthrough STAC-M3 Benchmark Testing Results for High-performance and Quantitative Trading by Pure Storage Blog In the fast-paced world of high-frequency and quantitative trading , every microsecond counts. Financial firms are constantly on the lookout for data platforms that offer better performance, scalability, and reliability for their quant analysts, data scientists, risk managers, and others supporting their trading teams.

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Advancing the U.S. Coast Guard's Global Impact

The Rand Blog

The U.S. Coast Guard is in high demand globally, engaging with over 160 countries on every continent and in every ocean. The service could better meet its strategic goals through enhanced internal coordination and prioritization of its international affairs efforts, as well as increased resources.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Regulating Artificial Intelligence

Disaster Zone

Regulation is needed for the AI industry.

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For SIA Members Only: Contribute a Thought Leadership Article for Our Journal

Security Industry Association

Member companies invited to submit article proposals for leading publication distributed at ISC West The Security Industry Association (SIA) is looking for writers! For more than a decade, the association has published SIA Technology Insights , which features analyses of security trends and technologies written by SIA members, and we are now seeking authors for the spring 2024 edition.

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Notes from a Hackathon: How to Cut Down Web Requests by 70%

Pure Storage

Notes from a Hackathon: How to Cut Down Web Requests by 70% by Pure Storage Blog Most web developers would probably agree: It’s a much better user experience when the data behind the application is automatically updated. Depending on the nature of the data, these refreshes could happen every couple of seconds, every minute, every couple of minutes, or sometimes even hours.

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Movie Money in the EU: A Deception Circulating in Plain Sight

The Rand Blog

Altered design banknotes—often referred to as movie money or prop copies—have a similar shape and color to real euros. Without close inspection, they can easily be accepted as genuine money. They include disclaimers but they are still illegal.

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IAEM Disaster Zone Column: My Last Column

Disaster Zone

Will someone pick up where I left off?

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Security Industry Association and ISC West Call for Entries for the 2024 SIA New Products and Solutions Awards at ISC West

Security Industry Association

The SIA NPS Awards at ISC West recognize the industry’s leading security products, services and solutions. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC West have released details for the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards at ISC West 2024, including the awards submission and presentation schedule. The SIA NPS Awards competition is the industry’s premier awards program and is presented in partnership with ISC West to recognize innovative security products, service

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Fabric Notebook Concurrency Explained: Update

Advancing Analytics

Fabric has been in general availability for a couple of months now, I posted this blog before the Xmas and pretty much the second it was posted there was an update to Fabric concurrency! It shows that Microsoft are behind this product and improving it all the time. Now that the dust has settled on the new year I thought I would come back and update the blog.

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Germany's New Plans for Transforming Its Defence and Foreign Policy Are Bold. They Are Also Running Into Familiar Problems

The Rand Blog

Germany's new defense policy guidelines mark a seismic transformation in German military strategy, away from diplomacy and dialogue, towards defense and deterrence. But as the country seeks to be more assertive on the international stage, there may be resistance at home.

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Five Strategies for Achieving Application High Availability

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s Contributed Content Series is a collection of contributed articles written by thought leaders in enterprise tech. In this feature, SIOS Technology ‘s Todd Doane offers five strategies for achieving application high availability. Business-critical applications, such as SAP, S/4 HANA, SQL Server, and MaxDB, serve as the backbone of many organizations.

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Introducing Acronis Geo-Redundant Storage: Complete, secure and hassle-free cyber protection

Acronis

In our digital age data is not just an asset – it’s the backbone of business continuity. Understanding this, Acronis is proud to present its latest innovation in data protection: Geo-Redundant Storage (GRS).