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Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) is the oldest and largest nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters by providing education, accreditation, and thought leadership in business continuity, disaster recovery, cyber resilience and related fields. Founded in 1988, DRI has certified 20,000+ resilience professionals in 100+ countries and at 95 percent of Fortune 100 companies. DRI offers 15 individual certifications, including the globally-recognized CBCP certification, and certifies organizations as resilient enterprises. DRI offers training programs ranging from introductory to masters level across a variety of specialties in multiple languages; online and in-person continuing education opportunities; and an annual conference dedicated to the resilience profession. DRI supports charitable activities through the DRI Foundation.

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DRI International certifies individuals and provides various levels of active professional certification in a number of areas. Our certifications are the standards of excellence in business continuity management whether you are a practitioner, vendor or auditor.

CRLE 2000

India - WEB BASED,
21 Aug - 25 Aug

CRLE 2000

Mauritius - WEB BASED,
21 Aug - 25 Aug

BCLE 2000

Serbia - WEB BASED,
22 Aug - 26 Aug

BCP IT/DR

Lagos - WEB BASED,
25 Aug - 26 Aug

BCP PAN - Español

Quito - En Línea,
27 Aug - 27 Aug

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Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2023
Austin, Texas

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‘You Can’t Make a Twinkie With Only 95% of Ingredients’: Supply Shortages Hit the Snack Food Aisle

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How Extreme Weather Events Could Take Down Entire Socioeconomic Systems

Planning for individual disasters, rather than thinking of them as interconnected events, could have severe consequences for health, energy and agriculture, food production and other vital sectors, based on a recent research study. The study, developed by researchers at the Un
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Hurricane Season Halfway Point: What to Expect Next

So far, it’s been a relatively quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season. But as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns, there’s still plenty of time for that to change for the worse. The Climate Prediction Center, part of the U.S. National Weather Service,
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New Study Shows How Fast a Tsunami Could Flood an Inland City

Earthquakes and resulting tsunami events have long been a worry for the U.S. west coast – but while the main area of concern has been for coastal communities, a new study shows how quickly it could overwhelm a major inland city like Seattle. The study, published by the Washi
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Are You Part of the Corporate Strategy Planning?

As risk and resilience planning begins to impact the cyber and environmental aspects of corporate strategy, a new survey sees more risk professionals are getting a seat at the table. The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has published its bi-annual Ri
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U.S. Intelligence Sounds Alarms on Security Impacts of Climate Change

The effects of climate change will be increasingly felt by businesses and communities in the coming years. But a recent report from the National Intelligence Council outlines the many ways it could lead to global security tensions in the short and long term. The first-ever Nat
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Stop the Music! Chip Shortage Stalls Synth Makers

The global chip shortage and supply chain nightmare is music to no one’s ears. But for synth companies it’s literally stopping the music. According to Synthtopia, boutique synthesizer maker Future Retro has been silenced by the shortage. The company’s last words: “Due
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Political Action and Climate Change – DRI’s Chloe Demrovsky on Newsy

DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky spoke with Newsy discussing the recent climate change actions taken by the U.S. government, the restrictions they face, and how the business sector should respond as a result. Watch: The post
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DRI Updates Commitment to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

As a leading resource in disaster recovery and business continuity, DRI International has updated its written voluntary commitment to the United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Recovery’s Sendai Framework 2015-2030. “The Sendai Framework created a shift from managi
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Department of Labor’s O*NET Recognizes DRI Business Continuity Info for National Employment Database

The Occupational Information Network (O*NET), developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration, is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing hund
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What Certified Professionals are saying about DRI

Quote UpThis is a very, very intelligent community that really does a lot to keep the lights on in businesses, and I don't think they get a lot of credit for it. The IT department at a lot of big corporations doesn't believe there's a chance their system really can go down and they really need to have a business continuity plan, and the education and the feedback that we get from the people at DRI shows t...
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Certified Business Continuity Vendor, United States

Quote UpI think most people look at business continuity at the natural events - hurricanes, tornadoes, things like that - and don't realize there are a lot of other risks behind that, cyber risks right now being number one, but there are a lot of other aspects of business continuity that one needs to think about, especially the people and processes, not just the technology.
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Certified Business Continuity Lead Auditor, United States

Quote UpIt's beyond the essentials. You have to have plans to be compliant, or that it's an insurance to ensure your business knows what to do. It's really about continued services to your customers. At the end of the day, you've provided something essential to a customer, and you need to be sure it continues to be that for them, because if it's not there then they're going to go somewhere else.
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Certified Business Continuity Professional, United States

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