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A selection of materials from DRI International is available here as an added benefit for DRI members. We hope you enjoy this informative collection of industry information and research.

Women in BCM March Spotlight

Author: DRI Foundation Women in BCM Committee

DRI Women in BCM Spotlight: DRI2018 Session Recap, BC Compensation Survey, Mentor Opportunities, Recommended Reading, and More

Tags: DRI2018, Women in BCM

WORKSHOP: Designing Creative Exercises – From Theory to Real World (Active Shooter Exercise)

Event: DRI2018

Author: Raelene Anderson, Bobby Cook

This three-hour, hands-on workshop is a practical exercise design course during which you will be actively engaged. If you want to learn how to build (or better!) your exercises, this is the workshop for you. Exercising can mean the difference between surviving a crisis and not. We practice to ensure all participants understand their roles and responsibilities during crisis. An exercise is NOT a test, but rather to practice skills learned through training. Supplementary Active Shooter Exercise Example. See presentation listing. Equally as important, is to set your exercise up right from the beginning. Designing an exercise takes time, patience, and support. An exercise should produce measurable, useful, timely and relevant results. Designing exercises is not a one size fits all, however many of the foundations are the same. This course will take you through the steps to design a creative, effective and fun exercise.

Tags: Active Shooter/Workplace Violence, DRI2018, Exercises

WORKSHOP: Designing Creative Exercises – From Theory to Real World

Event: DRI2018

Author: Raelene Anderson, Bobby Cook

This three-hour, hands-on workshop is a practical exercise design course during which you will be actively engaged. If you want to learn how to build (or better!) your exercises, this is the workshop for you. Exercising can mean the difference between surviving a crisis and not. We practice to ensure all participants understand their roles and responsibilities during crisis. An exercise is NOT a test, but rather to practice skills learned through training. Equally as important, is to set your exercise up right from the beginning. Designing an exercise takes time, patience, and support. An exercise should produce measurable, useful, timely and relevant results. Designing exercises is not a one size fits all, however many of the foundations are the same. This course will take you through the steps to design a creative, effective and fun exercise.

Tags: Active Shooter/Workplace Violence, Disaster Scenarios, DRI2018, Exercises

Trends and Predictions for Our Profession

Event: DRI2018

Author: Lyndon Bird

With a look back and one ahead, the chair of the Future Vision Committee, will take attendees through trends observed in 2017 and provide predictions for what to expect in the year to come. Based on the third annual trends and predictions reports, this year’s content features results from a first-ever FVC survey of DRI certified professionals worldwide.

Tags: DRI2018, Future Vision Committee, Global Strategy, Resiliency, Risk Management, Trends and Predictions

Using Key Performance and Risk Indicators to Make the BCM Business Case

Event: DRI2018

Author: Roberta Witty

Educating business managers on the business value of business continuity management (BCM) is a challenge for many organizations. Often, this challenge arises because business managers don’t understand or appreciate the value of availability risk information or their relationship to it. This lack of understanding of how availability risk links to business performance is a leading cause of BCM programs having a great, exciting start, but ending in their long-term demise. In this session, we will discuss the following key issues: What do boards and line-of-business executives want from continuity of operations programs? How do the risk-based disciplines impact corporate performance? How can you use KPIs and KRIs to present a defensible case for the value and effectiveness of BCM to an executive audience?

Tags: DRI2018, Risk Assessment, Risk Management

The Curious Case of Business Continuity (BC) and Geographic Recovery Strategies: What is Old, Becomes New…

Event: DRI2018

Author: Michele Turner

We’ve learned a lot in the past 30+ years in the world of recovery and continuity. Where the origin may have been systems and technology, an industry evolution was necessary. Where previous conversations would have been focused on tape recovery and disk storage, the 3Ps (partnership, process, and persistence) brought about a rebirth that has led to significant understanding in the shared roles of the business, IT and vendors in supporting critical processes, across geographies (language and geo political challenges not withstanding). During this session, we’ll review these 3 Ps in a case study format, using references of the 2008 movie: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (your homework is to watch the movie!). Unusual circumstances, a refresh of what we think we know, time keeps on ticking…what is old, becomes new.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, DRI2018, Global Strategy, Process

CASE STUDY: Rain, Rushing Water, and Recovery – Lessons from Ellicott City

Event: DRI2018

Author: Ryan Miller, Larry Twele

When six inches of rain got dumped on Ellicott City, MD, in under two hours, something perhaps even more rare than the resulting 1,000-year flood happened – a partnership between county emergency management and economic development officials rose to the top and really worked! Everyone talks about public private partnerships. Attend this session to hear about one that resulted in more than 95% of businesses surviving. Ryan Miller, Director of Emergency Management for Howard County, MD, and Lary Twele, CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority will give an overview of the plans in place before the flood, including how they incorporated economic development into the emergency operations plan and the community disaster recovery plan. They’ll take attendees through the response – a response was so large and complex that resources from as far away as Colorado were called in – to the devastating flood that gave almost no warning. They’ll cover short, medium and long term recovery. But most importantly, they’ll teach you how to apply their model in order to get your local emergency managers and economic development officials working together!

Tags: Case Study, Disaster Scenarios, DRI2018, Public-Private Partnership

Sticky BC: How to Create, Value, and Elevate Your BC Program in the Organization!

Event: DRI2018

Author: Donald Long, Ted Marquardt

As a BC practitioner, to effectively prepare your organization to respond to emergencies and recover from adverse events, you must cross boundaries and build relationships with staff, team leads, department heads, and subject matter experts from the various lines of business. While nurturing these relationships, have you ever considered leveraging your exposure to the wider enterprise as an opportunity to create even more value for the organization? As you engage associates from across the enterprise, listen to their challenges and ask yourself…Are there other measures that the BC program can pursue to make the organization more resilient? Are there other potential adversities that the BC program is well-suited to proactively manage and help the business avoid? Are there more opportunities to increase BC’s “stickiness” in the company? In this session, we will explore how to identify opportunities for leveraging your BC program’s strengths that can elevate the BC practice and make your program more valuable. Make BC “sticky” by optimizing the relationships you build and by applying your expertise in other areas that can benefit from your unique perspective. We will present the real-world use cases below, along with practical templates for you to use, where you can apply your knowledge and skills to increase the resiliency of the organization beyond usual BC practices, thus creating more value with the BC program: Data Management – BC practitioners document business functions, their related application systems, and conduct BIAs. Take this a step further to define and classify the data into security classes that helps identify what can be retained or destroyed. Vendor Management – BC activities usually include the tracking of key vendors that contribute significantly to the business. Extend that activity to identify the top vendors and determine for which of those vendors to execute a more detailed assessment, audit, and review.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, DRI2018

Integrating Cyber Security with Business Continuity Management to Build the Resilient Enterprise

Event: DRI2018

Author: Tejas Katwala

Current cyber response frameworks are incomplete and cyber programs in a silo are a major vulnerability. Lost business is the number one component of cyber breach cost because of customer turnover, brand reputation loss and diminished goodwill. Cyber threat and breach are business problems and business continuity professionals have the expertise that can be leveraged to reduce both the time and money associated with a cyber breach. Join Tejas Katwala to build your business case.

Tags: Cybersecurity, DRI2018, Resilient Enterprise

CASE STUDY: Building a Winning Team!

Event: DRI2018

Author: Linda Chevalier

Attend this session to learn how Colorado Springs Utilities, the DRI 2017 Team of the Year award recipient, built a successful team and program. Strengthening a foundation through commitment, collaboration, and communication has brought the team to the forefront of the organization at times of utility disruptions and emergency incidents. Grab a tip or two, or three, from this session to enhance any program.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, DRI2018, Utilities, Case Study

CASE STUDY: A Hurricane Harvey Success Story at Zions Bancorporation

Event: DRI2018

Author: Ryan longman

Attend this session for a firsthand Hurricane Harvey case study! Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, including Amegy Bank in Texas. Hard hit by Hurricane Harvey in the region served by Amegy, Zions committed to helping both customers and the greater Houston community. While Amegy was open for business throughout the storm with mobile, online, and telephonic banking access, some branches did close temporarily. Hear about the actions the Zions team took to ensure the safety of its employees and help ease the financial needs of its employees, customers, and the community.

Tags: DRI2018, Hurricanes, Case Study, Banking/Financial Sector

SEC, FINRA, HIPAA, FISMA, NFPA, ISO, FFIEC – Why Can’t We All Play by the Same Rules?

Event: DRI2018

Author: Bobby Williams

It seems that every industry or government agency wants DR and BC to be done a little bit differently. Some overlap and some don’t. Throw in a standard or two, and the plot really gets complicated. If your company touches multiple industries or agencies, how can you be in compliance? Let’s take a look at some regulations, standards, and guidelines and turn the heap of ingredients into alphabet soup that we can digest. We will look at BC and DR requirements and see if we can serve up components that can help your program be palatable and in compliance with multiple menus. Start participating now by helping out the beforehand. Send Bobby Williams a message detailing the standards, regulations, or guidelines with which you must comply. This session is meant to have gobal reach so North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, or Antarctica, get in on this! We don’t want anything to be left out and this is one time where there can’t be too many cooks in the kitchen. You can find Bobby on LinkedIn here or email your message to brojas@drii.org.

Tags: DRI2018, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance, Global Strategy, Regulations and Standards, Banking/Financial Sector, Healthcare

Healthcare Track: The Hurricane Panel – Lessons Learned

Event: DRI2018

Author: Anthony Pizzitola, Mike Mastrangelo

The 2017 hurricane season hit healthcare organizations hard. Hear from your peers at healthcare institutions as they relate their experiences before, during, and after the storms with a focus on lessons learned. While our panelists are from the healthcare sector, the information they will share is informative and applicable to all.

Tags: Disaster Scenarios, DRI2018, Healthcare, Hurricanes

It’s Not Your Parents’ BCP

Event: DRI2018

Author: Michelle Cross, Paul Johnson

The world of continuity planning is evolving. We face more diverse risks and our influence extends beyond traditional continuity. The lines dividing emergency response, DR, and BCP are becoming blurred and the expectations of continuity planners had grown in both scope and magnitude. The traditional continuity planning methods are no longer sufficient to meet these evolving demands and risks. As an industry we need to be nimble and adapt the fundamentals into a more flexible continuity planning model. This session addresses how a company can take traditional continuity planning and morph itself into a risks and resiliency culture.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, DRI2018

The Emerging Importance of Improving Resilience to Hazards

Event: DRI2018

Author: Marianela Guzman, Dale Sands

Attend this session to discover why disaster resilience is a winning strategy and how the ARISE Initiative may bring public and private sector together to make a difference. Sands has served as Vice Chair, United Nations’ Private Sector Advisory Group for International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (2013 – 2015), and was a Board member (2011 – 2013). While Vice Chair, UNISDR Private Sector membership grew to 100 companies from 42 countries. Working with IBM, he developed the first Disaster Resilience Scorecard based upon the UN’s Ten Essential for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2014; the Scorecard is an innovative tool to assess preparedness of communities to respond to, and recovery from, natural disasters. The Disaster Resilience Scorecard received international acclaim, was recognized as a best practice by the UN International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction and received the Notre Dame Climate Adaptation Index 2015 Prize. He also developed a private business resilience survey tool that was applied to over 200 businesses in New Orleans in 2016.

Tags: DRI2018, Public-Private Partnership, Resiliency

WORKSHOP: Strengthening Your Program by Auditing

Event: DRI2018

Author: Harvey Betan, Donald Scmidt

Auditing is an objective activity that should add value to an organization by following a systematic, disciplined approach. If you’re striving to improve your business continuity program or need to audit critical suppliers, this workshop is a must. Whether you are self-assessing your program (auditing the preparedness of your suppliers) or preparing for certification, this two-hour, hands-on workshop will provide the guidance you need. Auditing methodology will be defined, evaluation criteria including international standards will be identified, and lessons learned from decades of auditing will be shared. Project management, collecting “evidence,” corroborating information gathered, and using objective criteria to identify program gaps and support your opinion will be covered.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, DRI2018, Audit

Healthcare Track: Active Shooter Planning and Response

Author: Scott Cormier

Active Shooter events at a healthcare facility present unique challenges; healthcare professionals may be faced with decisions about leaving patients; visitors will be present; and patients or staff may not be able to evacuate due to age, injury, illness, or a medical procedure in progress. Workplace violence is another challenge that every organization may face; however, in the healthcare setting, there are more vulnerabilities due to patients and unique tensions that may result in a higher risk of injury. In this presentation, we will discuss how to effectively utilize threat assessment teams and how to develop a healthcare workplace violence program that will minimize the destruction if violence occurs.

Tags: Active Shooter/Workplace Violence, DRI2018, Healthcare

The Future of Ransomware and Social Engineering

Event: DRI2018

Author: Ross Albert

The threat of ransomware has risen with the increased existence of sensitive digital information. Businesses and individuals have experienced their computers and servers being seized by variations of ransomware that encrypt their data and hinder their computer accessibility, which can only be resolved with a decryption key upon payment of a ransom. Through any method of data hijacking, criminals are able to access privately held information through various intrusion techniques for financial gain. Ransomware tactics have evolved, with the introduction of software that instead of requiring payment to free a compromised computer provides victims with the opportunity to obtain a key in exchange for compromising others. As the threat of ransomware has risen, so has the sophistication of the attacks, to include the use of social engineering techniques. This presentation will explore the future of ransomware, the likely evolution of tactics, techniques and procedures over the next three to five years; better understand how these intrusions occur, how social engineering techniques are used to facilitate, perpetuate, and manage ransomware operations, strategies to prevent such exploitation, and appropriate responses and mitigation efforts in the event of an attack.

Tags: Cybersecurity, DRI2018

CASE STUDY: Designing a Resiliency Program – Tradition or Innovation?

Event: DRI2018

Author: Audrey Thibodeau, Crystal Witt

Ever wonder why some business continuity and crisis management programs succeed while others do not? Traditional program methodology paved the way for our firm’s highly successful enterprise resiliency program, but over time, it also led to our BC/CM approach getting stuck in the proverbial rut. How did we dig ourselves out of that rut and gain the unparalleled support of our enterprise’s executive team? By innovating. Join us as we share stories and the lessons we’ve learned about stepping out of our comfort zone, taking a business-centric approach to continuity risk, moving from a tactical mindset to a strategic focus and the value of building relationships.

Tags: DRI2018, Resiliency, Resilient Enterprise

Healthcare Track: Continuity of Healthcare for Major Chemical Mass Casualty Incidents

Event: DRI2018

Author: Mike Mastrangelo

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was recently invited to meet with the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs to present on UTMB’s 3-year effort to develop a national model for response to major chemical incidents such as releases of toxic industrial chemicals like Hydrofluoric Acid (HF). Unlike other chemical releases, HF produces a heavier-than-air persistent vapor cloud that is toxic to people, animals, and plant life. Specific medical countermeasures are needed to treat HF injuries, yet these are in short supply. Department of Homeland Security also recently completed a three-year effort to develop a new framework and strategic approach to chemical incident preparedness (for terrorist incidents and accidents). Although the efforts were independent, there were many commonalities, including the use of advanced computational modeling by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to simulate chemical release scenarios. Another significant similar approach was to enhance the risk assessment process to incorporate information about the jurisdiction’s response capability. A new toolset was developed called a Response Risk Assessment (RRA). In its pilot program, DHS completed the RRA at five cities across the United States (including Houston as part of the Super Bowl preparedness effort). At the conclusion of the meeting, the Office of Health Affairs and UTMB agreed to pilot test the RRA Toolset in Galveston County Texas with the assistance of UTMB. The ultimate goal is to roll out the toolset to all U.S. jurisdictions for self-assessments. The presentation will use HF as a case study on use of an enhanced risk assessment process to build healthcare continuity. Another aspect of preparedness examined is the use of a combination of an all-chemical hazards approach – with – a specific planning approach for Priority Risk chemicals in a given region. UTMB now sponsors an annual HF incident symposium that includes national and international experts in various aspects of the response. Honeywell, the world’s largest producers of HF, participates in UTMB’s annual HF Exercise and Symposium. The project won a University of Texas National Security Excellence grant and was the basis for a recent award of a Combined Coordinated Terrorist Attack (CCTA) preparedness grant from Department of Homeland Security/FEMA.

Tags: DRI2018, Healthcare, Risk Assessment

Women in Business Continuity Management Panel Discussion

Event: DRI2018

Author: Alexandria Brennan, Marsha Buehler, Diane Doering, Mitzi Harlor, Lynn Meadows, Leah Sawyer

Building on the tremendous success of DRI2017’s Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) session and the continued work of the DRI WBCM Committee, this session will explore the latest research and writings of the committee and facilitate a discussion of women in our profession.

Tags: DRI2018, Women in BCM

Case Study: Changing the Wheels of a Moving Car: How HCL Technologies Implemented Its BCM Program

Event: DRI2018

Author: Arunabh Mitra

What separates a “good” BCM program from a “great” one? How does an organization’s investment in BC risk mitigation systems and processes measure up against leading practices? At a time when risks are increasing, what are the building blocks upon which to build a world-class BC program that not only protects an organization from internal and external threats, but also enhances its brand and strengthens its relationships with all stakeholders? With that as the backdrop this session will explore the unique nuances and journey of building out a world class BC program at HCL Technologies. Founded in 1976 as one of India’s original IT garage start-ups, HCL is a pioneer of modern computing with many firsts to its credit, including the introduction of the 8-bit microprocessor-based computer in 1978 well before its global peers. Today, the HCL Enterprise has a presence across varied sectors that include technology, healthcare and talent management solutions and comprises three companies – HCL Infosystems, HCL Technologies and HCL Healthcare. The enterprise generates annual revenues of over US $7 billion with more than 115,000 employees from 140 nationalities operating across 32 countries, including over 500 points of presence in India. The session will include curated insights from HCL Technologies’ journey on its BCM roadmap on the following themes: Money Goes Where Strategy Goes: Connecting your BC program to the long term business strategy of the firm Never waste a Crisis: Tales of business opportunism to accelerate the BC program at the wake of incidents Culture is King: Fixing the balance of accountability and the three lines of defense The Three E’s: Exciting, equipping, and empowering a cross-generational workforce Modernization of a BCM program to keep pace with evolving times Creating a Differentiated Industry Offering Attendees will leave this session with a rich understanding of the complexities of excelling in BCM in a multi-client and multi industry environment like HCL Technologies and how we leveraged BCM to create value for the firm.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Case Study, DRI2018, Risk Management

Plan Management vs. Risk Management – Which Has a higher ROI and Which Is More Sustainable?

Event: DRI2018

Author: Larry Chase

Join us for a special and intense session delineating a programmatic approach to defining the long-term value of your BC program. A tale of two core disciplines – each essential in our profession but not absolute equals—with focus on burden of effort as it relates to ground gained and how each layer of the organization perceives (and expects) value in plan and risk management. This session will lay out critical points, trips and traps, and keys to success.

Tags: DRI2018, Risk Management

Technology Track Working Group: Cyberattack, Preparing for the Unexpected

Event: DRI2018

Author: Jim Wexler

Newsflash! Hackers are attempting to damage or destroy the computer network at one of the world’s biggest global banks, and your job is to manage the response. This is anything but routine! Join this session to experience the cyberattack simulation. Do your teams have what it takes to lead in a crisis? In this session, you will experience a learning simulation that depicts crises – and assess your team’s predisposition to succeed. The session shares research that confirms that having the right people with the right attributes is far more effective than investing in training those who do not.

Tags: Cybersecurity, DRI2018, Technology

How and Why Resilience in the Built Environment Affects Business Continuity

Event: DRI2018

Author: Aris Papadopoulos

Attend this session for an informative analysis of how resilience in the built environment from natural hazards affects business continuity. The built environment is not limited to a company’s own facilities and supply chain. There will be a discussion of the underlying root causes of vulnerability and why resilience is a prerequisite to sustainability. The speaker will explore the emergence of the resilience movement that will change the way we do business, but also create new market opportunities, and will share what companies need to consider in their investment and operating strategies.

Tags: DRI2018, Facility Management, Resiliency, Supply Chain

Coming to Terms: The DRI Glossary Update

Event: DRI2018

Author: Dean Gallup

Since its first release in 2014, The DRI International Glossary for Resiliency has been a major resource for business continuity and resilience professionals around the world. Currently in four different languages, the glossary provides a common language for resilience professionals to use. The Glossary Committee is ready to release a major update to the Glossary in February, 2018. This session outlines the changes to the glossary, provides information on the new glossary, and discusses the future of the glossary.

Tags: DRI2018, Resiliency

Case Study: Navigating through an Unregulated Environment: The World of Asurion’s Global Business Resilience

Event: DRI2018

Author: Jerrick Croston, Michael Smith

Are you a government, healthcare, or financial organization? Then your business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) program is likely driven by regulatory requirements. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss BC/DR program management for private or non-traditional organizations. The goal of this session is to explore common challenges like: What if you don’t have regulatory drivers to guide your program? How do contractual requirements guide your program? What are some effective strategies to ensure that you are strengthening resiliency in your environments? We will review a case study on how Asurion’s Global Business Resilience Team managed the recent events of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, and Mexico City’s earthquake.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, DRI2018, Global Strategy, Resiliency, Resilient Enterprise, Case Study

Technology Track Kick Off

Event: DRI2018

Author: Linda Conrad

Please join us as we welcome Linda Conrad, Principal of corporate and information security risk management at Exelon Corporation, to kick off our Technology Track with a discussion on how cybersecurity trends will affect BC/DR in 2018. At Exelon, a Fortune 100 Energy company, Conrad is responsible for driving strategic risk activities and engagement with the Chief Security Officer team, Information Technology, and Enterprise Risk Management. She oversees cyber and physical security Key Risk Indicators and mitigation. Conrad is partnering with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Robert H. Smith School of Business on development and predictive analytics of the cyber supply chain risk portal, which received the 2017 Cybersecurity Award for Practice from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Tags: Cybersecurity, DRI2018, IT/DR, Security, Supply Chain, Technology

Panel: DRI’s Revamped Professional Practices – How Is the BCM Market Keeping Pace?

Event: DRI2018

Author: Al Berman, Chris Duffy, Will Minkoff, Frank Shultz, Bob Sibik

Attend this panel discussion, led by the legendary Al Berman, to learn how the BCM market is reacting to DRI’s recently updated and expanded Professional Practices. Based in part on feedback from DRI Certified Professionals worldwide, the revamped Professional Practices now include the most current concerns to our community – worries like supply chain and cyber risks. Attend this session to see how the BCM market is handling those changes. With myriad product and services offerings built on the foundation DRI provides, the vendor community is now challenged to ensure that those offerings also are in line with your concerns and DRI’s Professional Practices – the most used standard in our profession by a mile!

Tags: DRI2018, Professional Practices

Here Comes the Cavalry (literally) – The Military and Defense Support to Civil Authorities

Event: DRI2018

Author: Duane Bygum, COL John Dooley, Ron Latorre, Joachim Gloschat, COL (Ret) M.Scott Furr

Have you ever wondered how the military gets involved with disaster response? How does the military fit into the Incident Command System (ICS)? Why are military assets committed to some disasters and not others? Is there a difference between support provided by active duty, National Guard, and reserve components? Is it martial law?! Join this session to hear from our panelists and learn more about the nuances of military response and capabilities during a disaster.

Tags: DRI2018, Emergency response

Risk Assessment? Here's How!

Event: DRI2018

Author: Dan See

Have you done a Risk Assessment lately, ever? Do you have a risk methodology to work with? Do you know the critical assets that really allow your organization to meet its business goals? What keeps you and your leadership up at night? This risk assessment workshop will put your conference time to good use and go beyond talking about risk assessments – you’ll actually do a risk assessment. Using a combination of lecture and practical exercise you will be able to go back to your organization and put your new risk assessment skills to use/ The workshop will cover risk methodology (analyzing, reporting, managing); undesirable events; performing the analysis (impact, threat, vulnerability) risk identification; risk mitigation; and risk reporting.

Tags: DRI2018, Risk Assessment, Risk Management

DRI2018 Keynote Address

Event: DRI2018

Author: Mary Rose McCaffrey

DRI is honored to have Mary Rose McCaffrey as our day one keynote speaker. McCaffrey will draw from her three decades of security experience, including leadership positions at the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Reconnaissance Agency, Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Defense. Currently, Vice President, Security, ES &CSO, Northrop Grumman where she leads global security responsible for the protection of Northrop Grumman employees, facilities, and customer information, McCaffrey will address issues of great concern to all DRI2018 attendees.

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DRI2018 Welcome Address

Event: DRI2018

Author: Chloe Demrovsky

Join Chloe Demrovsky as she welcomes DRI2018 attendees to Nashville and sets the tone for her first annual conference as DRI’s President and CEO. She will address key updates from DRI as well as speak to our profession as a whole.

Tags: DRI2018