Cyber and Reputation Risks Remain Top Concerns, According to Marsh and DRI International Survey
According to the 2015 International Business Resilience Survey, conducted by Marsh and Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), firms consider ... Continue Reading
DRI International To Address United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
NEW YORK – February 3, 2015 — DRI International will be a featured expert resource at the Public Forum of the United Nations World Conference on D ... Continue Reading
Smith School of Business to Host DRI International’s Inaugural Collegiate Conference Event
DRI International is proud to announce its partnership with the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith Schoo ... Continue Reading
DRI in the News
Humboldt and wildfires provide lessons to disaster recovery professionals
“Organizations, large and small, find that many things ranging from severe weather to social media can suddenly impact their operations,” states Chloe Demrovsky, International President, Disaster Recovery Institute.
After Disaster Strikes, Technology Planning Is Critical to Helping Hospitals Rebuild
Given the emergency response role that healthcare institutions play in the wake of natural disasters, Al Berman, president of the Disaster Recovery International Foundation and past president of Disaster Recovery Institute International, says it’s important for those plans to be as comprehensive as possible.
“Hospitals suffer probably twice as much from disasters as everybody else,” Berman says. “They have to deal with their own problems, and they have to deal with everyone else’s.”
Gender parity in BCM
DRI CEO Chloe Demrovsky presents research aimed at achieving a better understanding of – and drawing attention to – the unique needs, interests and challenges of women in the professional field of business continuity management
Trust is not a strategy for cybersecurity
Berman noted that cyber hacking has matured to become a sophisticated industry seeking to penetrate devices and systems through the weakest link in the chain, with the goal of profitability. “It is a business and we have to deal with it as a business,” he explains.
Holding It All Together
Nature has a way of reminding us that we are at its mercy. While we’ve made remarkable technological advances to guard ourselves, our businesses, and our complex supply chains against natural disasters, nature remains a formidable foe.