2021

Product Review: Water Purification Tool for Everyone

Disaster Zone

For the person in your life who has everything, but not this item

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What Kind of Year Has It Been? DRIVE Looks at the Big (and Small) Stories of 2021

DRI Drive

To say 2021 has been eventful is, of course, an understatement. From big news stories like the Texas snowstorm, to smaller curiosities like the Halloween candy hack, we looked back the past year of coverage in Drive to offer a trip down memory lane.

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Crisis Communications Tips for Recorded Talks

Bernstein Crisis Management

Expert advice for hard conversations with clients, the media, and anyone in between.

Federal Disaster Recovery Resources

Recovery Diva

From the Homeland Security Digital Library: Listing of Federal Disaster Recovery Resources

How a children’s book saved my life

DisasterDoc

My story begins in the Midwestern United States during the mid-1960s with My Weekly Reader, a weekly educational magazine designed for children. Kids in schools throughout the United States (over. The post How a children’s book saved my life appeared first on DisasterDoc.

What to do to your home before and after winter weather strikes

Disaster Safety

Before a winter weather event. Monitor the weather. Find a reliable source for severe weather information. Follow the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Prediction Center ( WPC ) on Facebook or Twitter and your local NWS office. Tune in to local news often when winter weather is forecast.

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Waste: The critical legacy of flooding 

Crisis Response Journal

The growing importance of waste management is pushing society to consider it to be as vital as other CI sectors such as energy, and transportation, writes Lina Kolesnikova

Risk Management at Eight Knots! Episode 1, Situational Awareness

Alternative Resiliency Services Corp

Skippering a sailboat involves lots of inputs - weather, seas, crew, passengers, etc. and requires keeping a constant eye on all of them. Situaitonal Awareness has business applications as well. Enjoy the video

25 Data Protection Predictions from 14 Experts for 2022

Solutions Review

We polled 30 experts and received 60 data protection predictions for 2022, in an attempt to help you make the best business decisions.

5 Important Cybersecurity Lessons Learned In 2021

LAN Infotech

5 Important Cybersecurity Lessons Learned In 2021. 2021 saw a lot of challenges throughout the cybersecurity industry.

Paper Ballots Provide Security to Election Systems

Disaster Zone

Some states have no paper ballots

Climate Threats Create Catastrophic Flooding in Pacific Northwest

DRI Drive

An unusually intense “atmospheric river event” – fast-moving, moisture-laden air that brings intense rain – hit British Columbia and northern Washington state last week, resulting in record precipitation, flooding, and mudslides that have displaced thousands – and it’s about to get worse.

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Practicing Restraint of Pen, Tongue and Send Button

Bernstein Crisis Management

A critical crisis prevention best practice. That darn Send button.

Info Source on Disaster Economics

Recovery Diva

Source of info on Disaster Economics

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Tornado Risk Reduction – An American Success Story

DisasterDoc

The US experiences more tornadoes than any other country on earth, with an average of over 1,000 tornadoes recorded each year. Canada is a distant second, with around 100. The post Tornado Risk Reduction – An American Success Story appeared first on DisasterDoc.

Hurricane Ready-Residential

Disaster Safety

Download the Hurricane Ready Checklist. Each year, hurricanes threaten the coast with damaging winds and rain. Whether you’re renovating or re-roofing, or preparing for hurricane season or an approaching storm, IBHS has science-backed tips to help. Prepare now and be Hurricane Ready.

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7 compliance mistakes to avoid

CIO Governance

Compliance is a fact of life for just about every company — especially in highly regulated industries such as healthcare, financial services, and government.

Russia shootings: Lone wolves and their characters 

Crisis Response Journal

September 2021: Lina Kolesnikova analyses two shootings – one at a school and one at a university, looking at each attacker’s profile, their pre-attack behaviour and their plans

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Winter Gadgets to Help You Stay Warm

Constellation

Staying warm has gone high tech with winter gadgets that help you beat the chill. Yes, putting on a sweater and fuzzy slippers still works, but smart technology for winter offers you a variety of. This is a content summary only. Click on the blog title to continue reading this post.).

The Future of Commercial Insurance: AI and Humans Working Together

Chisel AI

Basically, AI is a prediction engine. The more data you feed the system, the more accurate it gets over time. The human-in-the-loop (HITL) approach combines the best of human intelligence and judgement with the best of machine intelligence.

Scott Davis named Central Penn Business Journal Forty under 40.

Scott R. Davis

Central Penn Business Journal has selected Scott R. Davis as a Forty Under 40 recipient. Forty Under 40 recognizes professionals 40 years of age and younger who have been successful in the Central Pennsylvania area.

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Disaster Zone Podcast: Climate Impacts and Solutions for Local Government

Disaster Zone

Everyone has a role and it starts with climate adaptation by cities and counties

The Great 2021 Cream Cheese Shortage: A Perfect Storm of Supply Chain and Cyber Attack Woes

DRI Drive

You may have heard about some shops having trouble keeping cream cheese in stock – but do you know the role an October cyberattack played? The recent cream cheese shortage isn’t just because during the holidays, as festive baking results in demand reaching its highest peak for the year.

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Premeditated Stupidity

Bernstein Crisis Management

University of South Carolina President Plagiarizes Speech. If you have any doubt about whether stupidity has any relationship to IQ or education, the answer is clearly “no” as exemplified by the University of South Carolina’s president, Retired Army Lt.

Hurricane Study

Recovery Diva

Report from the NYTimes on new MIT study: Study finds Atlantic hurricanes becoming more frequent, destructive. Hurricanes are the most costly disasters for the United States, and a study suggests they’re increasing in number and ferocity

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7 years after Flint, another water public health crisis is born of neglect

DisasterDoc

We all need water. It is a physiological need for all life on Earth. Lack of proper water sources in a community would easily constitute a public health crisis. Sphere. The post 7 years after Flint, another water public health crisis is born of neglect appeared first on DisasterDoc.

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Large improvement projects to get your home ready for winter weather

Disaster Safety

Winter weather causes slippery conditions, structural damage to buildings from excessive snow loads, water damage from frozen pipes, and can create dangerous ice dams on the roof. Here are five larger improvement projects to prepare your home for the winter season. Upgrade your windows and/or doors.

Lean Six Sigma: Process improvement with a purpose

CIO Governance

Lean Six Sigma combines two methodologies, Lean and Six Sigma, to help accelerate specific processes so that organizations can solve problems faster and reduce waste, while creating more value for customers.

Refugee camps and Covid-19: A crisis within a crisis  

Crisis Response Journal

September 2021: In the third part of CRJ’s blog series discussing the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, Dr Kazi Sakib outlines the co-ordinated response by humanitarian and government agencies

The 16 Best Data Protection Software Companies for 2022

Solutions Review

Solutions Review’s listing of the best Data Protection Software offerings is an annual mashup of products that best represent current market conditions, according to the crowd.

20 Secrets Hackers Don’t Want You To Know

LAN Infotech

20 Secrets Hackers Don’t Want You To Know. In 2020, there were 1001 data breach cases in the US, according to Statista. And in 2021, things don’t seem to get any better as the data breach incidents through September 2021 have exceeded the number of publicly reported cases by 17%.

Kaseya VSA Security Alert

Scott R. Davis

Updated 7/2/2021 - 17:51 ET. Shortly after 2PM on Friday July 2, 2021 administrators of the Kaseya VSA (Remote Monitoring and Management) Software as a Service began to experience issues where users were locked out and customer agents were receiving scripts to deploy ransomware.

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The Value of Experience in Emergency Management

Disaster Zone

It doesn’t come from reading a book

Cyber Resilience in 2021: Which Techniques Truly Protect the Health of the Organization?

DRI Drive

A new report surveyed security and privacy professionals across 27 markets to see which steps taken this year best defended their organizations against an ever-evolving cyber risk landscape. Security Outcomes Study Vol.