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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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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.

BCP 501

09 Apr - 11 Apr

BCP 501

10 Apr - 12 Apr

BCLE 2000

12 Apr - 16 Apr

CRLE 2000

13 Apr - 17 Apr

BCLE 2000

San Jose,
13 Apr - 17 Apr

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Feb 28 - Mar 3, 2021
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E-news from DRI

No Business Continuity Plan For COVID-19? Start Here. – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

“From a safe social distance, I’ve been fielding frantic calls from organizations that don’t have a business continuity plan to help them respond to the spread of the COVID-19 global pandemic. I’ve also gotten calls from those who do, but there is nothing in it for
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Survey: Only 29% of Companies Expect Full Operating Capacity During Outbreak

Struggling with work restrictions, supply chain disruptions, and other impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, only 29% of companies say they can continue to be fully operational, according to a recent survey. In a recent Rapid Ratings State of Supply Chain Survey of mor
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NOAA Forecast Calls for Heavy Flooding in the U.S.

While the coronavirus outbreak is taking up most of the headlines, resilience professionals know there’s always more than one crisis on the horizon to prepare for. Case in point: the upcoming spring forecast predicting widespread flooding throughout the U.S. The National Oce
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COVID-19 Related Cybersecurity Risks on the Rise

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, many companies are instituting work-from-home policies – and creating a new outlet for cybercriminals to prey on employees’ weaker security, as well as their pandemic fears. A recent Europol report warns that hackers are shifting ta
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COVID-19: Tips For Working From Home

Working from home during a crisis can be challenging. From writing your WFH rulebook to handling your furry pet friends, DRI offers a few pointers to help you set yourself – and your new workspace – up for success. Click here to download the free PDF from the DRI Library (
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‘Not Your Typical COVID-19 White Paper’ – Download Now from the DRI Library

“By now you have certainly been bombarded with material about COVID-19. From a vast array of projections for the spread of the contagion, to tips on how long to wash your hands, to the use and effectiveness of surgical masks, to political rhetoric and deniers, the flow o
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A Message to the DRI Community about COVID-19

I want to take this opportunity to reach out to you about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and share what DRI is doing to continue supporting you. We know that you, our DRI certified resilience professionals, are actively responding to this public health crisis. We have tremendous f
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Congratulations to DRI’s Latest Honor Roll Award Recipient: AnneMarie Staley

DRI congratulates AnneMarie Staley, DRI Board Director and Foundation Chair, for being the recipient of this year’s DRI International Honor Roll Award. The prestigious award was presented as part of DRI2020 on Mar. 3 in Savannah, GA. “While there were many excellent candid
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Celebrating International Women’s Day With the Women in BCM Committee

March 8 is International Women’s Day 2020, celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality – a perfect day to spotlight the work being done by the DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) Committee! Th
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DRI International Announces 2020 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 2020 DRI Awards of Excellence for their ac
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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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