DRI Plans Activated, Resilience Proved in Response to Chelsea Bombing
DRI International activated its business continuity and crisis response plans this weekend after a bomb rocked Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The b ... Continue Reading
DRI Weighs in on Tech Troubles at United Airlines, Wall St. Journal, and NYSE
Technical glitches managed to take down the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal, and United Airlines – all within hours of each other. ... Continue Reading
‘Dance for Nepal’ Benefit to Raise Proceeds for Earthquake Victims; Elite Members of New York Dance Community Volunteer Talent
All Proceeds from Event Will Be Donated to The DRI Foundation Nepal Relief Fund New York, NY- June 16, 2015 - The DRI Foundation, the charity arm ... Continue Reading
DRI Foundation Sets Up Nepal Relief Fund in Wake of Earthquake
A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake has devastated Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives and counting. Thousands of homes have been destroyed and more ... Continue Reading
DRI in the News
What Does a Certified Risk Manager (CRM) Do?
The CRMP requires more than two years of experience, where the CRM suggests two years of experience. It’s designed for individuals with a more specialized background in risk management than the CRM. The CRMP validates that the professional has the experience and knowledge necessary to put in place and manage a business risk management program. DRI International is the certifier.
Should CEOs Take Aim at Controversies Like Gun Control?
Clearly, these CEOs feel they have to take a stand, have weighed the potential business impact and are trying to be proactive. It is too soon to see whether their gamble will be good or bad for business, but it is undoubtedly a high-risk bet."
For Forbes Magazine, DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky considers a complicated subject: should business leaders comment on hot-button issues like gun control?
Why Ransomware Attacks On Local Government Matter
“Deliberate information technology (IT) disruption is considered a top risk to all organizations both in terms of likelihood and potential impact, according to a survey of resilience professionals by DRI International. While IT disruption can occur as the result of a variety of incidents—from natural disasters to update errors—intentional disruptions, like ransomware, magnify the potential damage. With money being the primary motivator, it is unsurprising that the biggest data breaches of the 21st century have been mostly perpetrated against private companies rather than government actors.”
DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky looks at the impacts on budgets, data security, privacy, and more for Forbes Magazine.
After El Paso And Dayton: Resilience In The Face Of Trauma
Strong leadership will be required to address this traumatic topic in a caring and meaningful way. To help prepare, every kind of organization needs to have an emergency action plan for how to address active shooter terrorism and other forms of workplace violence.
Disaster recovery as a service is growing, but tape won’t die
Up to half of organizations could not survive if a natural disaster or severe malware attack eliminated or cut access to primary data stores because they don’t have a disaster recovery plan in place, according to Al Berman, CEO of the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) Foundation. Short of a company standing up a dedicated DR data center – as large financial services companies can afford to do –-- “the low hanging fruit” for most companies large and small is to subscribe to a DRaaS plan, Berman said.