Be a part of a Cybersecurity Pilot Given the effects of COVID-19, and the increasing remote/application connections, our cyber-attack surface is increasing, especially in the maritime domain. And the industry is embracing a proactive approach to cyber security. Attacks are increasing, and most are effective right now because of assumptions based on the idea that users are safe on corporate networks. These assumptions may have made sense a few decades ago because apps were min
Last week we talked about how it was “Time to Take This Outside ”, as it relates to your traditional instructor-led training (ILT), and why public safety agencies, companies, and organizations all across the country need to look now at alternative ways to not only meet their training requirements, but enhance them (see the whole article by clicking here.) Let’s talk about the “How,” and more importantly, how to do it for free.
We talked about why this is an important step,
Taking your Instructor-Led Academy, In-Service, Mandatory and other Training 'Outside-the-Box' and Go Online One thing that the current times have taught us is that we must get more adaptive and flexible with our training. This has been magnified in the Coronavirus of 2020, as an entire country has had to adjust to remote workforces. It is time to take this outside - outside the box. The need to go "mobile" and outside our Instructor-Led Training (ILT) that lives inside the "
COVID-19 has resulted in a global pandemic with cities in lockdown and local, state, and national governments being placed in crisis mode. Now, our cloud-native existence, our connection to the Internet of Things and to operational applications is being stress-tested as workers in many industries are faced with the challenge of working from home. The maritime industry being one of the them, as well as public safety, educational institutions and others. Here are some questions
As the seriousness of the Coronavirus magnifies, the effect reaches all of us. Especially in public safety, where we must continue to do the work that is essential to the safety and security of our families, our communities and our country. As we shut down many functions all around us, one of the big impact areas is training. Things that we scheduled months, even years in advance, are now put on an indefinite hold. And training of our people is vital to our abilities to prote
A lot can happen in a year. You could have a new President in office after all the pundits said it was impossible, your college football team projected to be in the National Championship could lose six games and jeopardize a 35 year bowl streak, dozens of men in positions of celebrity and authority could be forced out of their positions when cases of sexual harassment or assault are revealed... heck, there could even be some nut job firing off missiles with nuclear capability
As reported by Tom Sadler on the HatchMag website, the Save Our Seas Act (SOS) accomplished something rare in today's political climate: It was sponsored by a long list of bi-partisan senators.. and it was passed in August. The legislation amends the Marine Debris Act and provides $10 million for outreach and education to address both land and sea-based marine debris challenges and $2 million for better law enforcement related to trash dumped from ships and supports Federal f