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Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) is the nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters by providing education, accreditation, and thought leadership in business continuity and related fields. Founded in 1988, DRI International has 15,000+ certified professionals in more than 100 countries and conducts native-language training in more than 50 countries, offering in-depth courses ranging from introductory to master's level, as well as specialty certifications. The organization's annual DRI Conference brings together leading business continuity professionals from both the public and private sector to share best practices and participate in continuing education and volunteerism.

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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.

BCLE 2000

Atlanta, GA
23 Sep - 27 Sep

BCP GAP

Web-Based,
23 Sep - 23 Sep

BCLE 2000

Sao Paulo,
23 Sep - 27 Sep

BCLE 2000

Caracas,
23 Sep - 27 Sep

BCLE 2000

Kuala Lumpur,
23 Sep - 27 Sep

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March 1-4, 2020
Savannah, Georgia

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E-news from DRI

Thanks to All Who Joined the DRI Young Leaders in Resilience Sept. Event!

A special thank-you to all who braved the rain and attended our most recent DRI Young Leaders in Resilience networking event on Sept. 12 at the Keg Room in New York City! We had attendees come from as far as Boston to connect with their fellow resilience professionals. There w
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DRI Speaking Engagements: Sept. 17, 2019

We speak at numerous industry events around the globe and engage with our community in a variety of ways. Find out where you can meet DRI at these upcoming events. Critical Facilities Summit 09/24/2019 – 09/25/2019 Dallas, TX 75207, United States Join senior-level profes
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Should CEOs Take Aim at Controversies Like Gun Control? – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

“Last week, 145 CEOs signed a statement urging the Senate to act on gun violence. Many of these companies have nothing to do with the sale of guns and normally would not engage in this controversy. It’s a bold and risky move for leaders who are traditionally taught t
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Hurricane Dorian Roundup: Emergency Response in the Bahamas and Supply Chain Disruption in the Southeastern U.S.

With the death toll expected to rise and health concerns on the horizon, the Bahamas are in full emergency response mode, as the U.S. east coast prepares for another round of storms and related transportation and supply problems. Update: The Bahamas On Sept. 1, the Bahamas wer
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Registration Now Open for DRI2020 – Take Advantage of Special Early Rates!

Registration is officially open for DRI2020, the premier event for professionals in the fields of business continuity and resilience — coming to Savannah, GA, Mar. 1-4, 2020! Register now to take advantage of the special early discounted rate of $1295, and secure your sp
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DRI BJ2019 Conference Coming to Beijing Oct. 24

The DRI BJ2019 Asia Conference is an annual business continuity management event hosted by DRI’s affiliates in various countries in Asia. The mission of the conferences is to provide a platform for professionals of business continuity management (BCM) development and practic
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Why Ransomware Attacks On Local Government Matter – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

“Deliberate information technology (IT) disruption is considered a top risk to all organizations both in terms of likelihood and potential impact, according to a survey of resilience professionals by DRI International. While IT disruption can occur as the result of a v
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DRI UK Partner Hosting 1st Annual Resilience Congress

DRI UK partner the Resilience Association is holding its 1st Annual Resilience Congress at Chartered Accountants Hall, One Moorgate Place, in their Auditorium and associated break-out area for refreshments and food, and for your information the tickets for this event are limit
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Get Your Questions Ready and Register for DRI’s “Ask the MBCPs” Webinar Sept. 26!

We know how much you value the real-world knowledge and experience of fellow resilience professionals. That’s why we’ve assembled this impressive panel of MBCPs to answer your questions. From various industries and with a wide range of expertise, these four Maste
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#BeReady For National Preparedness Month 2019 This September!

Every September is National Preparedness Month, a great time for your organization to help promote community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The 2019 theme is “Prepared, Not Scared,” with weekly themes focused on different vital aspec
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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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