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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.

BCP 501

India - WEB BASED,
03 Feb - 05 Feb

BCP 501

Mauritius - WEB BASED,
03 Feb - 05 Feb

BCLE 2000

Chicago, IL
06 Feb - 09 Feb

BCP IT/DR

Canada - WEB BASED,
09 Feb - 10 Feb

BCP 501

Web-Based - Eastern Time,
13 Feb - 14 Feb

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Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2023
Austin, Texas

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E-news from DRI

Letter from the President: 2022 at-a-glance

2022 was a landmark year at DRI International. Our community is not only rebounding from the pandemic but also has been growing by every metric. From our popular Cyber Resilience training and certification program which continues to break records, to finding unique ways to ser
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2023 Predictions: How Will ESG Compliance Drive Investments?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 how corporate citizenship will impact compani
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‘Your Husband is a Polar Bear, Skinny’: FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Translation Blunder

Alaska recently experienced a typhoon that caused tidal surges and high winds. But if you were an Alaskan native looking for federal aid, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) response turned out to be literal nonsense. It’s a gaffe that highlights the need for comm
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2023 Predictions: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Change Global Security?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 how global security will adapt to recent inst
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Supply Chain And Ukraine Shaped A Hectic Year – What Will 2023 Bring? – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

“In the business world, few of us were ready for the irrevocable shift that COVID-19 brought – and even fewer were expecting the cascading effects created by the Russia-Ukraine war. But in the world of risk and resilience, the mark of leadership is the ability to adapt
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2023 Predictions: Where Will the Next Alternate Energy Source Be Found?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 race to find alternate energ
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2023 Predictions: Will North Korea’s Missile Tests Go Too Far?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 North Korea and tensions in t
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2023 Predictions: What is China’s Future on the World Stage?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 China’s economic and politi
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2023 Predictions: Will a Major City Experience Unprecedented Flooding?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 a major storm event. Predicti
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2023 Predictions: What’s Next for Remote Working?

The DRI International Future Vision Committee has released its 8th 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 evolution of remote wo
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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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