2024

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Ticketmaster Breach May Have Exposed Millions of Users’ Data

DRI Drive

In a year where the company is already under fire from the U.S. Department of Justice and summer concert goers balking at high prices, news of a massive data breach is yet another black eye for Ticketmaster. Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster’s parent company, disclosed a breach of its database to the Securities and Exchange Commission, […] The post Ticketmaster Breach May Have Exposed Millions of Users’ Data appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Reputation Management During Crisis

Bernstein Crisis Management

Reputation Management During Crisis Strong reputation management during crisis situations is critical today. While many of the resources out there will proclaim the need for immediate full transparency and constant communications through all channels, the truth is that this approach can sometimes create more trouble than it resolves. In order to make reputation management during crisis effective, you need to recognize the importance of balancing openness with strategic discretion.

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Federal Government Will Require Purchase of ‘Made in America’ Drones

Disaster Zone

A long time coming.

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Data Privacy Week 2024: The Definitive Roundup of Expert Quotes

Solutions Review

Solutions Review editors sourced this definitive roundup of expert quotes on Data Privacy Week 2024 from Insight Jam, its new community of enterprise tech experts. For Data Privacy Week 2024, it’s essential to spotlight the evolving landscape of digital rights and personal data protection. This year’s theme underscores the critical balance between leveraging technology for advancement and ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of individual data.

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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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Pure Introduces First External Block Storage for Azure VMware Solution

Pure Storage

Pure Introduces First External Block Storage for Azure VMware Solution by Pure Storage Blog Today, we are excited to announce that the Pure Storage Platform now delivers the first generally available external block storage for Microsoft’s Azure VMware Solution to improve TCO for VMware workloads in Azure. For customers with storage-intensive VMware workloads, Pure Cloud Block Store ™ provides the flexibility to match your Azure VMware Solution compute needs with your storage capacity needs—optim

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A new benchmark in easy and fast recovery after cyberattacks or data loss

Acronis

We are proud to introduce Acronis Cyber Protect 16. With its integration of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies, Acronis Cyber Protect 16 is not just reactive but proactive, capable of anticipating and neutralizing threats before they can cause damage.

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Creating an organizational multi-Region failover strategy

AWS Disaster Recovery

AWS Regions provide fault isolation boundaries that prevent correlated failure and contain the impact from AWS service impairments to a single Region when they occur. You can use these fault boundaries to build multi-Region applications that consist of independent, fault-isolated replicas in each Region that limit shared fate scenarios. This allows you to build multi-Region applications and leverage a spectrum of approaches from backup and restore to pilot light to active/active to implement you

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How to Connect the Dots Between Risks and Goals for Board Insight

LogisManager

How to Connect the Dots Between Risks and Goals for Board Insight Last Updated: June 4, 2024 Effective corporate governance hinges on the ability to provide the Board of Directors with clear, actionable insights into your organization’s risks and how they impact strategic goals. As a trusted advisor, you face the challenge of assembling information across functions and levels while maintaining a comprehensible picture of risk.

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How you can afford Business Continuity Planning.

KingsBridge BCP

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) on a budget You know you should, customers are demanding and if you want to grow the auditors will require, but how can you afford business continuity planning with the $0 budget you’ve got? Sound familiar? Lucky for you, KingsBridgeBCP has been writing Business Continuity Plans since 1983, so we’ve seen […] The post How you can afford Business Continuity Planning. appeared first on KingsBridgeBCP.

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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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100 Years Later, U.S. Foreign Service Is Still on the Front Lines of Diplomacy

The Rand Blog

As the modern Foreign Service marks its 100th anniversary, 15,600 Americans serve in embassies, consulates, and missions around the globe. They rarely make the front pages in the media, but their work is vital to the long-term success of American foreign policy.

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Cybersecurity Guidance for High-Risk Nonprofits on the Heels of the Latest Healthcare Breach

DRI Drive

With healthcare providers like Ascension hindered by cyberattacks, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) offers guidance for these at-risk organizations. In early May, Ascension, a major U.S. healthcare network, was hit by a ransomware attack that impacted hospitals across 19 states. This forced the organization to revert to “downtime procedures” – meaning paper records […] The post Cybersecurity Guidance for High-Risk Nonprofits on the Heels of the Latest Healthcare

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Elevate Your Business with Proactive Crisis Preparedness

Bernstein Crisis Management

Elevate Your Business with Proactive Crisis Preparedness In the business world, the unexpected lurks around every corner. Disruptions come without warning, carrying the power to shake your organization to its core. That’s why embracing crisis preparedness is not just wise — it’s also a critical component of savvy business operations. As we navigate an ever-more complex business environment, let’s examine why your organization should integrate robust crisis preparedness into its day-to-day operat

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Shred Day is Every Day

Prism International

Written By: Jason Keller, CSDS of United Electronic Recycling (Coppell, TX, USA) As our office places are prioritizing sustainability goals, what actions are needed to protect private sensitive data while also diverting from landfill dependence and making positive environmental steps? Reducing paper waste in the office is a positive environmental step.

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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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Keep a Keen Eye on your SaaS Backups!

Zerto

Zerto Backup for SaaS, powered by Keepit, introduces a monitoring dashboard for your SaaS backups. Why Monitoring and Analyzing your SaaS Backup Data is important? Despite basic out-of-the-box protection from SaaS vendors, data residing in SaaS applications is your responsibility, not the vendor’s. This data is exposed to potential risks like outages, accidental deletion, and ransomware attacks that can lead to loss or downtime.

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Taming the Storage Sprawl: Simplify Your Life with Fan-in Replication for Snapshot Consolidation

Pure Storage

Taming the Storage Sprawl: Simplify Your Life with Fan-in Replication for Snapshot Consolidation by Pure Storage Blog As storage admins at heart, we know the struggle: Data keeps growing and applications multiply. Before you know it, your fleet has become a many-headed monster of disparate storage arrays, with siloed data and a complex web of backup jobs.

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Security Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2024 SIA New Products & Solutions Awards

Security Industry Association

IronYun took the top honor in SIA’s annual award program recognizing innovative security products in partnership with ISC West. LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2024 winners of the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards , the flagship awards program presented in partnership with ISC West recognizing innovative security products, services and solutions.

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Acronis named Champion in Info-Tech Emotional Footprint Awards 2024

Acronis

The Info-Tech Emotional Footprint Diamond April 2024 for both Backup and Availability and Endpoint Protection named Acronis Cyber Protect a Champion, which cements Acronis’ excellence in both the report’s Value Index and Net Emotional Footprint.

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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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Enhancing inclusive emergency communication: Addressing access and functional needs communities amid disasters

everbridge

By Brian Toolan , Vice President, Public Safety, Everbridge In times of crisis, effective communication is critical to ensuring the safety and well-being of all individuals in our communities. However, traditional communication methods may not adequately reach or cater to the needs of those with access and functional challenges. It’s imperative that emergency communication strategies are inclusive and considerate of the diverse needs of every member of society.

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Sustainable Transformation: A New Imperative for IT Leaders

BMC

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the intersection of environmental sustainability and technology is more critical than ever. A recent survey by Gartner ® highlights this shift: “64 percent of CEOs said they view environmental sustainability as a growth opportunity.” 1 I believe this perspective is further bolstered by the inclusion of sustainable technology in the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2024 2 report, which, in my opinion, signals a clear readiness am

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Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Difference Between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

KingsBridge BCP

When it comes to protecting your business in the face of unexpected disruptions, having a solid plan in place is essential. However, understanding the difference between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery is often a challenge. In this article, we aim to bridge that gap and provide clarity on these crucial concepts. Business Continuity focuses on […] The post Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Difference Between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery appeared first on KingsBridge

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Biden’s Catch-22 in Ukraine

The Rand Blog

If Ukraine is to regain the momentum it has lost in its fight against Russia, it will need to go on the offensive—and that involves some degree of escalation risk.

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Letter from the President: 2023 at-a-glance

DRI Drive

In 2023, we celebrated our 35th year serving this exciting profession of service. Because milestones are always a time for reflection, I’d like to dedicate this edition of our annual review to look back at some of the accomplishments of this venerable institution not just from this year but also to provide a review of […] The post Letter from the President: 2023 at-a-glance appeared first on DRI Drive.

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Understanding Crisis Management for Businesses

Bernstein Crisis Management

Understanding Crisis Management for Businesses Believe it or not, many businesses still don’t understand the importance of crisis management While shows like Scandal and Succession have helped bring a basic understanding of crisis management to the general public, far fewer understand the business case for crisis management as a valuable tool for any organization rather than a high-level tool for political candidates or household names.

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Bridging the Gap: How Risk Managers Empower Boards

LogisManager

Bridging the Gap: How Risk Managers Empower Boards Last Updated: April 5, 2024 Welcome to the first installment of our series on presenting Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to the board. In this dynamic era of the See-Through Economy , risk managers are the navigators who chart the course for organizations, guiding them through the unpredictable currents of uncertainty.

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Choosing NAID AAA Certified Paper Shredding Services

Prism International

Written By: Jason Keller, CSDS of United Electronic Recycling (Coppell, TX, USA) Every business assumes risk, and a good amount of these risks are foreseeable and therefore relatively preventable. Other risks are more formidable. When news outlets are reporting data breaches from top global brands regularly; it poses the question: can any business manage the risk of data security?

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Randomware Shakes Up the Ransomware Game

Pure Storage

Randomware Shakes Up the Ransomware Game by Pure Storage Blog In the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, just when you thought you’d seen it all, along comes Randomware —the ransomware with a sense of humor! Forget the ominous warnings and dark screens. Randomware takes a lighthearted approach to extortion. It’s not about draining your bank account or stealing your secrets; it’s about making you laugh while you pay up.

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Misgivings Cloud First-in-Nation Colorado AI Law: Implications and Considerations for the Security Industry

Security Industry Association

Governor Asks for Further Refinement and Federal Preemption On May 17, 2024, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill 205 ( SB-205 ), making Colorado the first state in the nation to enact a measure regulating artificial intelligence (AI) that is applicable broadly. Following a winding path that started with importing a bill drafted in Connecticut with just three weeks left in the legislative session for consideration, numerous last-minute changes were made with little time for stak

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Acronis recognized on 2024 CRN Data Center 50 list for the second year in a row

Acronis

Acronis is honored to have been included on the 2024 CRN Data Center 50 list. Leading data center providers and supplying vendors are meticulously identified by the publication’s editors based on several factors, including range of services, market impact and overall influence on the channel.

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Inclement weather response demands attention

everbridge

By  Brian Toolan , Everbridge VP Global Public Safety Despite technological advances, proactive steps remain to strengthen resilience and keep people safe Advances in inclement weather and communications technology are everywhere. Real-time information flows, mobile devices are ubiquitous, and forecasting methods have reached unprecedented accuracy.

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Unveiling the Importance of Power BI Backup: Safeguarding Your Data’s Future

Zerto

In today’s data-driven business landscape, Microsoft Power BI has emerged as a critical tool for organizations to analyze and visualize their data, derive insights, and make informed decisions. However, ensuring the availability and integrity of this valuable data is paramount. This blog explores the importance of backing up Power BI content and how Zerto Backup for Power BI, powered by Keepit , can help organizations safeguard their Power BI data effectively.

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