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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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Course Calendar

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.


Serbia - WEB BASED,
03 Apr - 03 Apr

BCP 601

04 Apr - 05 Apr

BCP 501

India - WEB BASED,
07 Apr - 09 Apr

BCP 501

Mauritius - WEB BASED,
07 Apr - 09 Apr

BCLE 2000

India - WEB BASED,
10 Apr - 14 Apr

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March 3-6, 2024
New Orleans, Louisiana









E-news from DRI

Are Your Supply Chain Anxieties Inviting Cybersecurity Threats?

Transportation companies – and the logistics and risk issues accompanying them – are in constant discussion in the business world. That’s why they’ve also become overwhelmingly common parts of phishing scams. A recent survey found that shipping and logistics is the fou
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Trevor Murphy Voted Chair of the DRI Commission

DRI International is proud to announce Trevor Murphy, CBCP, as DRI Commission Chair. Consisting of volunteers with expertise in business continuity and other resilience disciplines, the Commission is responsible for creation and development of the credentialing process for Cer
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CEOs Calling for ‘Radical Change’ to Survive Climate Threats

A recent survey of CEOs in the European Union identified the big risks over the next five years, and they’re viewing climate change as an oncoming danger that could outpace every other business concern. Climate change is currently the fastest-growing threat to companies in t
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Risky Business at Silicon Valley Bank: What Happened?

As federal regulators take over Silicon Valley Bank in the wake of its collapse, many finance sector resilience professionals are looking at its risk management strategies to figure out what went wrong. When the SVB collapse was announced on Mar. 10, it surprised many in the b
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DRI Announces Roberto Zegarra as Director of Education

DRI International is proud to announce that Roberto (Rob) Zegarra, MBCP, CCRP has been named Director of Education, taking over for retiring director (and recent Honor Roll Award recipient) Gary Villeneuve. “Rob is a truly excellent addition to the team. He and I have wo
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Current Flood Risk Management Isn’t Enough – How Can You Prepare for What’s to Come?

Modern response to flood risk hasn’t been enough to withstand the constant threat they create in nearly every populated area. And with the projected outlook only getting worse, how can organizations hope to manage these risks? In “Staying Above Water: A Systemic Response t
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Gary Villeneuve Wins DRI International Honor Roll Award

Former DRI Director of Education Gary Villeneuve was recognized at the DRI2023 Awards of Excellence Gala this week in Austin, TX, as he was named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Honor Roll Award. The DRI International Honor Roll Award was created to honor individual
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Announcing the Winners of the 2023 DRI Awards of Excellence

DRI International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 DRI Awards of Excellence for their achievements in the business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management fields. The awards were announced at a special gala event held during DRI2023 in Austin, TX, on
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Texas Governor Welcomes DRI2023: Praise for DRI and Resilience Professionals

Calling DRI International the industry “gold standard” in certification, Texas Governor Greg Abbott welcomed the DRI2023 conference and attendees to Austin, where resilience professionals from around the world gathered February 26- March 1 to learn, exchange ideas, and giv
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You Know the Biggest Threats to Your Organization – But Do CEOs Agree?

In a recent survey of business leaders across all industries, many have different views of the risks they are facing. But a surprising 40% of them say their organizations won’t be economically viable in 10 years’ time if they continue on their current course. Of the 4,410
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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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