2017

Channel Manager Position – West

ChannelBloom

Unitrends is looking for a very strong individual that can deliver consistent and aggressive growth achievement through substantial channel recruitment and rapid partner development for our Western Region Territory. Unitrends utilizes a highly orchestrated sales effort between coordinating marketing, insides sales, channel marketing programs, and channel sales efforts to drive all sales opportunities.

IP Is Critical To VAR And MSP Success - Establishing Effective SOPs And Best Practices

Scott R. Davis

How many times a day do you preach best practices procedures to your employees? What is a best practice and what does it actually mean? How are effective best practice developed, how often should they be reviewed, and how should you store them?

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All Outages Like British Air are ALWAYS Human Error!

Alternative Resiliency Services Corp

​Finger-pointing is a natural consequence of breaches and system interruptions. Power failure? Component shutdown? Programming glitch? The biggest lesson organizations should learn from incidents like the British Air disruption is that they are all , at their root, caused by human error.

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Medicine and Preparedness: The 22 Medications You Need in Your Personal Stockpile

Disaster Preparedness

Mdeicine for Survival. Medicine and Preparedness: The 22 Medications You Need in Your Personal Stockpile NOW! I have seen and read many posts over the years about adding or using medicines meant for pets during preparedness or survival situations.

Facilitating two-way public communication in crisis and disaster management 

Crisis Response Journal

Susan Anson, Katrina Petersen and Hayley Watson outline several projects in which Trilateral Research – together with partners – has been examining the role communication, and particularly two-way communication, plays in crisis and disaster management. By Hayley Watson, Susan Anson

Five mental shifts we must make to achieve security beyond perimeters

Behavior Group

achieve security Data centers aren’t exactly going extinct, but given the massive shift to public clouds, you need to make some significant adjustments if your mindset doesn’t already include or understand the cloud.

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PREPARING YOUR ORGANIZATION FOR CONVERGENT VOLUNTEERS

CCEM Strategies

Convergent Volunteers: Have you ever wondered who they are and how they work? The question is rather - how does your organization work when convergent volunteers emerge?

Introducing Event Pages: Why They’ll Revolutionize Your Critical Communications

Alert Media

The post Introducing Event Pages: Why They’ll Revolutionize Your Critical Communications appeared first on AlertMedia. Communications Emergency Management Emergency Communication

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When the Ship Goes Down, You Need a Lifeboat

Swan Island Network

When the Ship Goes Down, You Need a Lifeboat. Pete O'Dell. November 8, 2017. Share on facebook. Share on linkedin. Share on twitter. Share on email. You’ve undoubtedly read about or experienced the Delta outage this week; you might be sitting in an airport reading this right now!

Disaster recovery: Businesses should have solid plan in place

Titan Data Services

By Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton For the Tulsa Business & Legal News. Sep 8, 2017. link]. Canfield & Joseph was among the 150 businesses damaged or destroyed by an EF-2 tornado that hit midtown Tulsa in early August. COURTESY.

Backup & Continuity on a School Budget

ChannelBloom

Answer these 3 questions… Are you spending more than 1 hour per week managing backups? Are you frustrated with your current Backup/Disaster Recovery solution? Do you have enough in the budget to fix these issues…? From constricted budgets to needing to protect large numbers of devices and users, educational institutions face a unique set of requirements for data protection and business continuity.

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True or False: Your organization isn’t responsible for protecting against cloud outages

VOX Veritas

What you don’t know about the cloud can hurt you. Did you know that organizations experience 22 minutes of downtime/month on average in the cloud? ( you can read more about that here – The new truth in cloud ) Read more

The Case for Cash (Part 2): You Can't Bet a Critical Business on Bitcoin

Alternative Resiliency Services Corp

I n Part 1 , we discuss how Cash is under pressure from technology and policy standpoints. There are many legitimate reasons to go cashless. There are also many unique features of Cash that set it apart from digital payments. Cash can also be a critical enabler of Business Continuity and Resiliency.

BCPcast Episode 6 - Box-tickers

The Business Continuity Podcast

In the 6th and final episode of series one of the BCPcast, we take a closer look at one of the areas that, to the uninitiated, often represents the more off-putting and complex aspects of continuity: compliance. We examine how good BC and DR practices are connected to (and represented by) regulatory compliance, and consider the merits of different approaches and attitudes towards certification.

Arctic search and rescue capability for mass rescue operations 

Crisis Response Journal

Martin Boyle says that operations in remote Polar Regions can be extremely challenging and demanding at the best of times, and changing environmental conditions have seen an increase in regional activity as sea ice records have been broken. By Martin Boyle

ISO 31000 revision moves towards a clearer and more concise text

Behavior Group

ISO 31000 revision ISO 31000:2009 on risk management is intended for people who create and protect value in an organization by managing risks, making decisions, setting and achieving objectives and improving performance.

When is an ISO not an ISO?

Plan B Consulting

This week PlanB Consulting are celebrating passing part 2 of our audit and being certified to ISO 9001. It has been 6 months of hard work and lots of late nights for some, but we achieved it. I am a great believer in ISO standards and at PlanB Consulting we have ISO 9001 and ISO 22301.

BUSINESSES ARE LIKE DOMINOS. DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN BEFORE THEY START TO FALL.

CCEM Strategies

Businesses are like a standing line of dominoes. People, facilities, and technology all interacting to produce the goods and services for your customers. At any point though, an emergency can interrupt that flow and set a chain reaction similar to that of dominoes falling.

Why You Can’t Just Send an Email

Alert Media

The post Why You Can’t Just Send an Email appeared first on AlertMedia. Communications Emergency Communication Employee Engagement

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The Cajun Navy: Real-Time Resilience

Swan Island Network

The Cajun Navy: Real-Time Resilience. Pete O'Dell. November 7, 2017. Share This Post. Share on facebook. Share on linkedin. Share on twitter. Share on email. The floods in Louisiana have been devastating for the last week, with at least 11 people killed.

TULSA COMPANY SEAMLESSLY CONTINUES OPERATIONS FOLLOWING EF-2 TORNADO

Titan Data Services

TULSA COMPANY SEAMLESSLY CONTINUES OPERATIONS FOLLOWING EF-2 TORNADO. Titan Data Services provides Canfield & Joseph Alternative Workspace, Data Recovery systems. . Tulsa, OK, August 10, 2017– Tulsa-owned company Canfield & Joseph sustained catastrophic damage in the August 6, 2017 EF-2 tornado in midtown Tulsa. Immediately following the storm, the company initiated their Titan Data Services disaster recovery plan to replicate, restore and recover valuable data.

US National Incident Management System – 2017 update 

Crisis Response Journal

The US NIMS update is based on experience from the unforgiving environment of real world events and uses these lessons to improve future performance. The essence of this blog is to highlight some of these points, writes Editorial Advisory Panel Member Bri By Brian Dillon

Exploiting limbic reactions to protect crowds in emergencies 

Crisis Response Journal

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova suggests that perhaps the reactions of 'run', 'hide' and 'fight' could be harnessed to protect crowded places in emergencies. By Lina Kolesnikova

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Iran earthquake: the disaster, impact and response 

Crisis Response Journal

Mostafa Mohaghegh, Senior Adviser for Cooperation and Co-ordination, IFRC, and CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel Member, provides an initial short report on, and images of the response to, the earthquake that struck Iran on November 12, 2017. By Mostafa Mohaghegh

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Fifteen years after Moscow theatre siege, questions still remain 

Crisis Response Journal

This week marks the 15th anniversary of the Moscow Dubrovka theatre siege, where hundreds of people died during rescue operations after a group of terrorists stormed a theatre and took more than 900 people hostage. Lina Kolesnikova says many questions rem By Lina Kolesnikova

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Humanitarian aid: It’s a matter of trust 

Crisis Response Journal

When the need for ever-greater humanitarian action is required in so many parts of the world, is interest in helping others increasingly reticent? Anastasia Kyriacou of Aidex investigates why trust in NGOs is declining in many countries By Anastasia Kyriacou

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Telephone terrorism continues to target Russian towns and cities 

Crisis Response Journal

Some Russian cities have been near-paralysed after being targeted by repeated, simultaneous mass bomb threats phoned through to police and emergency services, reports Lina Kolesnikova, who says that hackers are thought to be behind the attacks. But what a By Lina Kolesnikova

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Accessible radiation detection 

Crisis Response Journal

Radiation is constantly being emitted into the environment. There are two main types of radiation: non-ionizing and ionizing. Non-ionizing radiation includes visible light, microwaves and radio frequency. These waves do not have enough energy to bump an e By Ian Bogdanowicz

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Migration, refugees and criminal exploitation 

Crisis Response Journal

Lina Kolensikova and Emily Hough say that criminal elements exploiting migration routes are hardening public attitudes towards the very people who need human assistance and compassion the most. By Lina Kolensikova and Emily Hough

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The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair 

Crisis Response Journal

David Stewart, one of the Crisis Response Journal's Directors, looks at crisis communication planning in the light of the recent Ryanair cancellations. By David Stewart

End-of Year Compliance Testing Pro Tips

Alternative Resiliency Services Corp

For those who have regulatory or audit requirements for testing, this is a great resource on moving your exercises from the merely-mandatory to Truly Valuable (and Lower Costs)! Feel free to share with your peers. Also feel free to share with your counter-parties and supply chain providers - are they resilient and do they test

Terrorist attacks with knives 

Crisis Response Journal

As predicted by European security experts, this summer has brought more cases of terrorist attacks in Europe, as well as around the world, writes Lina Kolesnikova. Two recent terrorist acts in the Finnish town Turku and Surgut in Siberia, Russia, are part By Lina Kolesnikova

The five things a horse can teach you about crisis management 

Crisis Response Journal

Two years ago, despite a life-long allergy and a sworn aversion to getting even remotely close to an animal of such size and power, my curiosity got the better of me and I sat on a horse for the very first time, writes Andy Marshall, who is a Member of CR

USAR Blog: Learning the lessons from Australia's worst landslide 

Crisis Response Journal

Australia’s worst landslide disaster took place at 23:30hrs on Wednesday 30th July 1997, in Thredbo, an alpine village and ski resort in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales (NSW), writes Blog Editor Martin Boyle. For most Australians, the name ‘Thredbo By Martin Boyle

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