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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 15,000+ 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.

BCLE 2000

Web-Based, Eastern Time,
08 Mar - 11 Mar

BCLE 2000

Web-Based, Central Time,
08 Mar - 11 Mar

BCLE 2000

Almere - WEB BASED,
08 Mar - 12 Mar

RMLE 2000

Lagos,
08 Mar - 12 Mar

BCP IT/DR

Mexico - En Línea,
11 Mar - 12 Mar

E-news from DRI

DRI International Announces 2021 Awards of Excellence Winners

DRI International (‘DRI’), the world’s leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to recognize the outstanding organizations and individuals listed below as the winners of the 2021 DRI Awards of Excellence for their achievements i
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DRI Glossary Committee Chair Dean Gallup Wins DRI International Honor Roll Award

Congratulations to Dean Gallup, winner of the 2020 DRI International Honor Roll Award! The award was created to honor individuals who have: demonstrated exceptional service to DRI International and materially contributed to the growth and reputation of DRI, made a significant
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Top Risks To Consider Before We Return To Work – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

“I’ve been having interesting conversations with members of the risk and resilience community on managing return-to-work issues as we start to plan for the end of the Covid-19 crisis. While we now know that much work can be done from home, few leaders want to stay fu
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2021 Prediction: The Next Pandemic

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 6th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2021 and its impact on the resilience community. Click here to download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction on how we’ll
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Texas Snowstorm Update: Supply Chain Nightmares for Companies and Residents

With roads still covered in snow and ice and hundreds of thousands still without power after surprise snowfall that rocked the state, supply chains are severely delayed and Texans’ resources are quickly dwindling. For supply lines, the state’s shutdown is impacting everyth
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COVID-19 Changed the Cybersecurity Landscape – Here’s How Cybercriminals Adapted

2020 saw cybersecurity goals change to accommodate a global pandemic and the resulting shift in company and employee technology habits. But naturally, it didn’t take cybercriminals long to change their methods to exploit the “new normal.” In its annual State of Malware R
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2021 Prediction: How Will COVID-19 Change Business?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 6th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2021 and its impact on the resilience community. Click here to download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction on how Covid-19
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DRI Provides Insight on Gender and Private Sector Disaster Management in New Publication

DRI recently contributed to a new publication from the Connecting Business initiative (CBi), exploring how gender considerations influence private sector disaster management, and how the interlinked actions among gender, disaster management and the private sector can offer
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2021 Prediction: Surviving Major IT Failures

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 6th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2021 and its impact on the resilience community. Click here to download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction on the health o
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Watch: DRI President Chloe Demrovsky’s Navigating Risk at the Corporate Directors Forum

DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky was part of a panel at the virtual Corporate Directors Forum, held Feb. 1-3, 2021. As part of the Navigating Risk in Uncharted Waters panel, Demrovsky was joined by Holly Gregory, Partner & Co-Chair, Global Corporate Governance &
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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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