2022

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Never underestimate the crippling cost of a crisis

Crisis Response Journal

With cyber-attacks in the headlines, a new report provides a gloomy reminder of the deep and long-lasting impact when things go wrong in public corporations, says Tony Jaques.

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Global State of Enterprise Risk Oversight: 5 Takeaways

DRI Drive

A recent report on enterprise risk management finds business leaders feeling risk complexities are increasing, and finding difficulty integrating ERM with strategic decision making, among other responses. The 5th edition of this report from North Carolina State University, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), highlights […].

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A Five-Step Ransomware Disaster Recovery Plan Template to Consider

Solutions Review

This is part of Solutions Review’s Premium Content Series, a collection of contributed columns written by industry experts in maturing software categories. In this submission, Arcserve Director of Product Management Ahsan Siddiqui offers up an example five-step ransomware disaster recovery plan template to consider from his POV. Ransomware attacks continue to impact organizations worldwide—and the costs are staggering.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Amateur Radio Systems

Disaster Zone

Our last line of communications when all other systems fail.

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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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India Upholds the Rules-Based Liberal International Order—But in Its Own Way

The Rand Blog

Contrary to continued U.S. questions about the degree of New Delhi's commitment to the liberal international order, India has shown that it is committed in its own, sometimes limited, way. Of course, securing Indian national interests will always be paramount. U.S. policymakers might recognize that any additional pressure is likely to be counterproductive.

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Digital Transformation Trends in 2022

BMC

The past two years have seen radical digital transformation. Companies and industries that have traditionally been hesitant to adopt new technology suddenly embraced their digital transformations—they needed to find new ways to work. Interestingly, many experts believe that these radical shifts are only the beginning. In a recent Deloitte survey, three-quarters of executives stated that […].

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Tragic Philly home fire kills 13, underscoring the dangers of fire and importance of working smoke alarms

National Fire Protection Association

It’s never a good day when you get an email like this. “Hello, we have had a tragic day in Philadelphia. Thirteen people, including seven children, died in a row home fire. Twenty-one people were living in two apartments in the building and the fire department says there were smoke alarms, but they were not working. Is anyone from NFPA interested/available to speak with us about this type of. [[ This is a content summary only.

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6 Ways Big Data Analytics Can Drive Down Costs

Pure Storage

Companies depend on data to respond to evolving needs, improve customer relationships, and reduce the risks that threaten business operations. Through big data analytics, organizations can predict emerging trends and discover valuable insights that help them make strategic decisions. That said, one of the biggest benefits of the effective use of data for organizations is its ability to help reduce costs.

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7 Best Practices for Emergency Managers

everbridge

By recognizing that hazards, including severe weather events, are unpredictable and cannot be completely prevented, emergency managers can instead focus their efforts on promoting a resilient organization. A community is resilient when it can recover from a disaster or other stressor and get back on its feet as quickly as possible. There are many best practices for emergency managers to prepare for severe weather events such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, wildfires, and other risks.

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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 to Recover Unsaved/Deleted Word Document in 2022 - Ultimate Guide

Acronis

There are few experiences as universally familiar as losing a Word document. Everyone from high schoolers with Catcher in the Rye book reports to business executives with quarterly earnings knows the panic of their work disappearing when it’s just a few crossed-t’s away from being completed.

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Top 5 Cyberattacks and How They Happen

Unitrends

“There are two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.” — Former Executive Chairman and CEO of Cisco John Chambers Every day, countless businesses fall victim to cybercrime. With cyberattacks constantly evolving and growing at an unprecedented rate, and industry regulations getting stricter, cybersecurity […].

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Can Sunlight Reduce Climate Risks? New Report Outlines Potential Approaches

DRI Drive

A recent United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction report highlighted a sharp increase in disasters with the vast majority of effects borne by low-income countries. With this in mind, the Council on Foreign Relations, with input from an advisory committee including DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky, describes the need for information and policy […].

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Understand resiliency patterns and trade-offs to architect efficiently in the cloud

AWS Disaster Recovery

Architecting workloads to achieve your resiliency targets can be a balancing act. Firms designing for resilience on cloud often need to evaluate multiple factors before they can decide the most optimal architecture for their workloads. Example Corp has multiple applications with varying criticality, and each of their applications have different needs in terms of resiliency, complexity, and cost.

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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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How to Build a Crisis Communications Strategy from Scratch

BryghtPath

When your company ends up on the news for its next (inevitable) data breach, will your company know what to say, who will do the “saying,” and how you plan to follow up with media requests? In other words, has your company learned to build a crisis communications strategy? If your company is known for … The post How to Build a Crisis Communications Strategy from Scratch appeared first on Bryghtpath.

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The Drifting Menace

The Rand Blog

The drifting mine threat is not going away: they are simple, effective weapons that are easily made and deployed even by actors with limited naval capabilities. A holistic approach to tactics, enforcement, and technology development could help counter the threat and maintain future freedom of the seas.

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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. The terms themselves – “ballistic”, “bulletproof” and “bullet-resistant” – tend to inspire confidence, and the average person may not be aware of the various components of a ballistic barrier system.

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Intelligent Swarming vs. Tiered Support: How Customer Service Teams can use PagerDuty to Swarm Critical Issues by Nancy Lee

PagerDuty

Most support organizations today adopt some form of the traditional tiered support model. It is one that is based on a process of escalations and customer handoffs. Under this model, customer issues get escalated through multiple levels of a support hierarchy, with three tiers being a common workflow. . In this example of a classic three-tiered support system, Tier 1 is the first line of defense for incoming customer issues and provides generalized technical support.

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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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Fire Safety for Electric Vehicles and Other Modern Vehicles in Parking Structures

National Fire Protection Association

In spite of the global supply chain issues and loss of vehicles in the Felicity Ace cargo ship fire, the sales of electric vehicles (EVs) has been on the move, hitting 6.6 million in 2021, which is more than triple their market share from two years earlier. While this might be good news for our environment, it also brings unique fire challenges to both first responders and fire protection designers.

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FlashBlade//S: The Last Scale-out Solution You’ll Ever Need Is Here

Pure Storage

“ People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.” . Almost 50 years ago, Alan Kay, one of the foremost computer scientists of our age, spoke these words. Since then, some of the most innovative companies globally have followed his advice. It’s inspired some of the greatest products we have today. At Pure Storage®, we’ve followed this approach from the beginning in our relentless pursuit of efficiency in all dimensions.

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Prepare for the Impact of Tropical Storm Nicole

everbridge

The Global Impact of Severe Weather. By 2050, severe weather and climate-related events are projected to displace 1.2 billion people across the globe, putting communities and the businesses at risk. As severe weather continues to cause harm, acting swiftly to build resilience against climate threats is paramount. Prepare in Advance for a Severe Weather Event.

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Let us Cyber Protect the Future starting today

Acronis

Whether you are here with Acronis in person, attending virtually, following us online for live updates, or planning to check back for recorded sessions, read some top takeaways from our keynote presentations and roadmap session here.

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Achieving a Geo-Redundant Backup Strategy With Unitrends

Unitrends

The evolution of cyberattacks poses new and unique challenges for organizations of all sizes. Gartner predicts that by 2025 more than 75% of IT organizations will face an attack by malicious actors. These attacks are increasing in frequency as well as efficacy, to the point that many industry experts suggest traditional backup methods are no […].

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Why Are Climate Change Protests Targeting Museums?

DRI Drive

A surprising side effect of climate change disasters – museums now have to plan for threats to their collections. The start of an unusual trend, activists are hoping to gain attention by targeting works of art in the name of climate change. First, members of a group called Just Stop Oil splashed tomato soup over […]. The post Why Are Climate Change Protests Targeting Museums?

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LAN Infotech Named On The 2022 CRN® Security 100 List

LAN Infotech

LAN Infotech Named On The 2022 CRN® Security 100 List. CRN® Recognizes The Top IT Channel Providers For Exceptional Growth And Performance. CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named LAN Infotech to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category for 2022. This is further proof of our commitment to confidently securing our clients’ systems against emergent threats.

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The Time Is Now—Get Out of Ransomware Jail!

Zerto

When it comes to ransomware, it’s not a matter of “if,” it’s “when.” Ransomware attacks are here to stay as they continue to rise in both volume and severity and as cybercriminals keep developing new and unexpected methods to encrypt data. According to Cybersecurity Ventures , ransomware is expected to attack a business, consumer, or device every 2 seconds by 2031, up from every 11 seconds in 2021.

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Modi's Multipolar Moment Has Arrived

The Rand Blog

Russia's war in Ukraine has benefited India as great powers are competing more vigorously for New Delhi's affection, particularly the United States and China. India has also prevented its Russia policy from spoiling partnerships with key European and Indo-Pacific partners. These trends, if sustained, will contribute to India's rise to great-power status and in turn, shift the global system toward even greater multipolarity.

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Security Industry Association Reveals the 2022 Women in Security Forum Power 100 List

Security Industry Association

This new annual program showcases 100 women who are role models, leaders, innovators and influencers in the global security industry. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has revealed the inaugural honoree list for the SIA Women in Security Forum Power 100. New in 2022, this initiative presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum honors 100 women in the security industry each year who are role models for actively advancing diversity, inclusion, innovation and leadership i

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Don’t get it right, get it written.

KingsBridge BCP

This is one of the best pieces of creative writing advice I’ve ever read. When I first heard that line, it was in a screenwriting course I took in my spare time. (Back when I had spare time!) The message was that too many great stories never get told because the author doesn’t think “it” is good enough to share and ”it” just needs a little more time.

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4 Common AI Sales and Implementation Questions Asked and Answered

Chisel AI

Unlike traditional software products, AI-based solutions are still not widely understood, and they come with a considerable amount of change management in order to truly recoup the full value of the investment made. In this article, we provide answers to questions we continue to hear throughout our sales process. These questions and answers largely apply to AI solutions like ours designed to extract data from digital insurance documents.

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How to Strengthen Your Data Supply Chain

Pure Storage

Supply chains—or more specifically, data supply chain failures —are a hot topic right now. People are frustrated because they can’t find the products they need on store shelves, such as pet food , and manufacturers are working overtime to resolve issues from ingredient shortages to transportation bottlenecks, undermining their efforts to get finished products into consumers’ hands.