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Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire: The State of Wildfire Resilience

This year’s wildfire season is already shaping up to be worse than last year in terms of numbers. With increasing drought conditions combined with low humidity and strong winds, how do households, businesses, and communities build and prioritize resiliency? Sydney Hedberg of Marsh McLennan Advantage, Andy Read of Guy Carpenter, and Sydney Chamberlin of The Nature Conservancy discuss how society can respond to the growing threat of wildfires — in a conversation moderated by Thomas Carver, Executive Editor of BRINK.

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Are Vaccine Passports a Threat on Data Privacy?

The whole issue should have been worked through properly with public health officials, rather than having private companies present to different governments and different airlines that they have the silver bullet. If you are going to build a system like this, you have to start with transparency, you have to start with privacy in mind.
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When we think about digitizing that health certificate, a few issues arise. The good thing is that there is now a way to ensure a higher level of fraud resistance. There's also a lot of complexity in how you design these systems. If they are not designed very carefully and intentionally, they could create significant privacy concerns. 
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