DRI International Maps Professional Practices to U.N. Disaster Risk Reduction Sendai Framework
*White Paper Provides Roadmap for Organizations to Implement Sendai Framework* New York, NY, August 24 — DRI International, the world’s foremos ... Continue Reading
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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.
Firm restates needs for BCM
Nigeria’s representative in Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) Philip Keshiro has advised government agencies to consider Business Continuity Management (BCM) to recover from disasters.
Changing Times, Changing Needs
Data theft and manipulation, extreme weather events becoming commonplace and fake news have all been raised by various commentators in the arena, not least of which is the annual Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) annual report, the “4th Annual BCM Trends and Predictions Report”.
What's New (and What Isn't) in Business Continuity Planning - Part 2
DRI reports that consolidation of resilience disciplines has increased over the past year. The main result of this is that fewer organizations have independent business continuity departments, with BC professionals being incorporated into existing risk management or information security divisions.