From Ebola preparedness to leading large-scale changes, today’s master’s degree programs are producing leaders eager to tackle this generation’s most pressing challenges.
Rahul Anand, MD, is chief epidemiologist at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut, where he heads up all infectious disease prevention activities for the nonprofit integrated delivery network, from Ebola preparedness to hand washing. He’s also adjunct assistant professor in the department of medicine at the University of Utah, where he worked full time prior to moving to the East Coast. On top of that, he is one-third of the way through an MBA program at the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management. It will take him another two years to finish the online program.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
What if defenders could see the future? If they knew an attack was coming, they could stop it, or at least mitigate its impact and help ensure what they need to protect most is safe. The fact is, defenders
can see what’s on the horizon.
Many clues are out there—and obvious.
The Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report presents our latest security industry advances designed to help organizations and
users defend against attacks. We also look at the techniques and strategies that adversaries use to break through those defenses
and evade detection.
The report also highlights major findings from the Cisco 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark Study, which examines the security posture of enterprises and their perceptions of their preparedness to defend against attacks.
This IDC white paper considers the approaching end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores Windows Server migration options, hardware/software replacements, and support services to help customers tackle a modernization effort. It also evaluates the benefits that customers can enjoy, thanks to a move off of Windows Server 2003 prior to the conclusion of extended support.
Published By: bChannels
Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
For many years, organizations thought about business continuity in much the same way they thought about business insurance — yes, it was important, but rarely was it top of mind. But that’s all changed. Many organizations have, unfortunately, discovered that even a scant few minutes of service downtime can have deleterious effects on their business operations, resulting in lost revenue, diminished customer confidence and heightened compliance risk.
For those and other reasons, IT executives have raised the bar on business continuity preparedness for their organizations in all ways. New technologies, business processes and partnerships, combined with a raised level of importance for testing and a full appreciation of what virtualization can and can’t do for business continuity, are essential to new thinking around avoiding the impact
of an unplanned service interruption.
Download this informative Whitepaper to learn more about how Veritas Netbackup 8.1.2 can help.
HIMSS Analytics, in partnership with Akamai, recently conducted a survey of U.S. hospitals to understand the current state of web security in healthcare as well as what plans are in place to improve preparedness. The results raise some concerns that despite greater consciousness of the increased risk to healthcare data security, many hospitals are still vulnerable to a wide range of cyberattacks. Read this survey to learn about critical weaknesses in hospital web security.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Jan 19, 2018
The importance of information security and data protection is growing by the day for organizations. This is due to an evolving threat landscape and a higher adoption of internet dependent services, which, in the process of creating new opportunities, also lead to more vulnerabilities. As a consequence, national and international regulations are also changing according to the new challenges, calling for better preparedness. The new BCI Information Security Report 2017 sponsored by Mimecast looks to benchmark how organizations handle sensitive data and how resilient organizations are when it comes to data protection.
If the notion of GDPR approach as an agile methodology was the thesis for this paper, the conclusion surely has to be that there is much work still to be done by the enterprise. From an obvious mismatch between the belief of board preparedness to actual preparedness, drilling down into the specific areas of storage, security and development, there’s a feeling that while organisations are now aware of the risks and the necessary philosophical practice that has – or will – become action, there is still an absence of that ‘organic’ inclusion that should make GDPR part of the furniture.
Published By: TrendKite
Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
In the digital age, the internet brings a lot of fantastic things to the PR profession, opening new mediums, offering data-driven insights, and allowing new opportunities. But on the other side, it also brings challenges in the overwhelming speed at which news spreads. With endless examples of poorly handled situations, PR knows in this digital age, there is no hiding a burgeoning crisis. So when discussing PR crises and preparedness, make sure to reframe your thinking for today’s world: are you prepared for a digital crisis in a digital age?
In this eBook you will learn:
How communications will help increase productivity
How to ensure your investments today will be relevant in six months or even six years
How to enable your mobile workforce
The importance of emergency preparedness and business continuity
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Navigating a turbulent cybersecurity climate can be hard – especially as threats like Petya and WannaCry continue to cripple organizations. Business disruption, downtime, technical failure and data loss are all real risk factors that can’t be ignored.
The power of preparedness is in your hands. Get expert insight, tips and guidance from industry thought leaders on how to build a cyber resilience plan for email in this e-book.
How do you know for sure that you're managing compliance with labor laws and regulations correctly and accurately? Start by completing this checklist. Responses to a recent Kronos® survey of 812 HR and payroll managers identified five key compliance readiness issues that organizations need to address to reduce risk of noncompliance.
These issues were determined from questions such as:
•Can I easily respond to and communicate to my organization about new regulations within 60 to 90 days?
•Do I spend more time on duplicate data entry among various systems than I do on strategic initiatives?
•Does my workforce management vendor provide education and tools that help my organization stay compliant?
Download this piece and complete the entire checklist to see where your organization stands on compliance preparedness. You can also and find out more about the Kronos single unified platform for HR and payroll that can help you adapt to regulatory changes and reduce the data-entry complexity, co
Mid-sized businesses have long struggled to protect their IT systems. Many firms are inadequately protected and mistakenly think that a disaster is rare and won’t happen to them anytime soon. This custom Yankee Group Report uses customer interviews, statistical data and Yankee Group SMB survey results to examine disaster recovery (DR) issues.
In preparation for disasters, it’s critical to have a backup site that can be used if your primary location goes down. Does your business have the right procedures and equipment to recover after a disaster? Get answers. Download this article about a new enterprise data center and learn more about protecting your IT infrastructure.
Application vulnerabilities and risks must be weighed to identify resources, performance requirements and service level objectives to ensure business continuity. Using real-world case studies, this white paper examines Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) best practices for disaster preparedness.
For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. Those with disaster recovery plans in place fared much better than those without such contingency plans.
Software Asset Management associated costs have once again risen as a high priority for IT, and rightfully so. This paper offers information on technology that manages software assets cost efficiently, cost effectively in a low risk environment.
Find out how NetApp and VMware enable customers to improve disaster preparedness while saving money. Today, at Tucson Electric Power, almost 90 percent of servers are virtual, 100 percent of daily backups can now be performed within a 24-hour window, disaster preparedness is greatly improved, regulatory requirements are met, and the IT infrastructure is ready for the future. Download this report to learn more.
This Tech Target research report summarizes a new survey of IT and security professionals that identifies what organizations are doing to combat advanced targeted attacks, and how they feel about their current preparedness to handle both detection and remediation of endpoint breaches due to these attacks.