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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.

BCLE 2000

Central Time,
31 Jan - 03 Feb

BCP 501

Scandinavia - WEB BASED,
02 Feb - 04 Feb

BCP IT/DR

Serbia - WEB BASED,
07 Feb - 08 Feb

BCLE 2000

Las Vegas, NV
10 Feb - 13 Feb

RMLE 2000

Las Vegas, NV
10 Feb - 13 Feb

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Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2022
Las Vegas, NV USA

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2022 Predictions: Will COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Improve?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction about the continuing pandemic sp
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2022 Predictions: How Far Will Shortages Spread?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction about the potential spread of la
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Letter from the President: 2021 at-a-glance

From the President: There are many ways to describe the global events that have unfolded over the course of the last year. Overwhelming, uncertain and pivotal come to mind. But also courageous, caring and resilient are a few ways that we might describe our collective experienc
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2022 Predictions: How Much Damage Could an IT Outage Do?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction about the cascading effects of a
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2022 Predictions: Is a News Organization Hack Imminent?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction about the likelihood of a cyber-
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Announcing the 2022 DRI Awards of Excellence Finalists!

Each year, the DRI International Awards of Excellence program honors the leaders and innovators in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis and risk management. We’re pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Awards of Excellence. This
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2022 Predictions: Power Grids at Risk?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction the multiple risks facing power
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Americans Still Seeing Higher Prices And Empty Shelves – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

“Certain products have been unavailable for long stretches now. Even very basic and essential items are reportedly out of stock from diapers to chicken wings. Why is this happening? “The Covid-19 pandemic generally, and now the omicron variant specifically, is th
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2022 Predictions: Nationalism on the Rise?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction on the threat of nationalism. Pr
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2022 Predictions: Which Way Will the Economic Recovery Go?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 7th Annual Predictions Report, looking ahead to 2022 and its impact on the resilience community. Download the complete report free from the DRI Library, and read on for a prediction on the continuing global economi
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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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