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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.

CRLE 2000

Kuala Lumpur,
21 Jun - 25 Jun

BCLE 2000

Lagos - WEB BASED,
21 Jun - 25 Jun

BCLE 2000

India - WEB BASED,
21 Jun - 25 Jun

CRLE 2000

India - WEB BASED,
21 Jun - 25 Jun

RMLE 2000

India - WEB BASED,
21 Jun - 25 Jun

E-news from DRI

Heat Waves and Power Failures Are Creating a Deadly Summer Threat in U.S. Cities

In recent years, summer heat waves have gotten worse, bringing an increase in power failures with them. Now new research has identified another severe threat to city workers during the hottest months of the year. According to research published in Environmental Science and Tec
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More CISOS Are Expecting a Cyberattack – But How Many Feel Prepared For It?

In the wake of the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, many organizations are asking if they’re truly prepared for a cyberattack themselves. According to a new global survey, the answers aren’t encouraging. The first annual 2021 Voice of the CISO Report surveyed mo
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Register Now for DRI’s 30 June Webinar on Resilience in the UK

For DRI’s latest webinar we look at the relationship between organizational and operational resilience, and the regulations in-between, with three of the UK’s top professionals: Dr Aaron Gracey, Managing Director of Squared Apples, will introduce listeners to the concept o
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Summer Picnics Struggle Against the Latest Supply Chain Shortages

Over the course of the pandemic, consumers have become more and more familiar with how a supply chain failure can impact their day-to-day lives, whether it’s safety equipment, toilet paper, or even kettlebell weights. But some of the latest shortages seem specially designed
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Can the Summer Olympics Survive Japan’s COVID-19 Surge?

Two years ago, the biggest hurdle for Tokyo as it planned to host the Summer Olympics was balancing local business and transportation needs with the influx of visitors. But then the pandemic hit, and now, as the summer games approach, it must contend with a COVID state of emer
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2021 Hurricane Season: What to Expect

The Atlantic hurricane season is set to officially kick off June 1. Forecasters are once again predicting an active season, but how does it compare to last year’s historic level of storms? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Climate Prediction Cent
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The Cyberattack That Started a Self-Inflicted Gasoline Supply Shortage

The recent ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline created a chain reaction that led to consumers creating the gas shortage they were attempting to prepare against – here’s how it went down. On May 7, Colonial Pipeline announced that in the wake of disruptions it was sh
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Buffy Rojas Leach Reaches 10-Year Milestone With DRI International!

Congratulations are in order – this month, Buffy Rojas Leach is celebrating 10 years with DRI International as our indispensable Director of Communications! Buffy has been shaping the messaging and design of DRI for a full decade now, as well as coordinating every speaker yo
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DRI’s Michele Turner, MBCP, Writes Book on Resilience…and Life

With the release of Lessons Learned: Short Stories of Continuity and Resilience, DRI International Board Member and DRI Foundation Director of Giving Michele L. Turner, MBCP, answers the often-asked question: “When is your book coming out?” “Whenever I would do presenta
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Planning for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day and Beyond

May 1 is the National Fire Protection Association’s Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and it can’t come faster for a year that may see extremely dangerous fires on the U.S west coast and Canada. Now is the time to plan for potentially devastating wildfires. Recently San
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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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