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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.

Presidential Policy Directives 8, 21, and YOU

Event: DRI2019

Author: Duane Bygum, M. Scott Furr, Ron Latorre

National preparedness is first and foremost a partnership between private and public sectors. Learn how presidential policy links private and public domains underpinning the security of the United States and American society. And understand how the FEMA 2018-2022 strategic plan is now inclusive, utilizing whole of community effort toward a collective preparedness posture. Attend this session to find out what all this means to you.

Tags: DRI2019, Public-Private Partnership, Emergency preparedness, Regulations and Standards

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

Beyond Compliance: Getting Real About Regulations

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Al Berman, Bobby Williams, Mike Mastrangelo

Organizations are becoming more proactive in assessing their programs and doing so in a more robust manner. This not only leads to them being more resilient but also reduces the effort associated with simply preparing for an audit. This webinar will examine how organizations are addressing regulatory compliance, which regulations they face, and how a pre-assessment program will help them be more resilient and improve their compliance.

Tags: DRI Webinar Series, Healthcare, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance, Audit, Regulations and Standards

Regulations, Laws and the Plan to Overcome Disruption

Event: DRI Collegiate Conference, Saint Louis University - Sept. 15, 2016

Author: Patricia H. Lee

Organizations need to better understand regulations and laws that affect their operations in order to overcome disruptions in their business. This workshop will provide a review of local, state and federal regulations and selected case law to develop a framework for your organization’s preparedness. Additionally, steps to engaging staff and key shareholders into a sustainable plan will also be discussed.

Tags: Collegiate Conference - Saint Louis University, Emergency preparedness, Regulations and Standards

Building a BC/DR Control Library & Regulatory Response Program

Event: DRI Collegiate Conference, St. John's University - Sept. 12, 2016

Author: David Garland

With the ever-changing landscape of Business Continuity, it’s more important than ever before to truly understand your obligations, responsibilities, and where you stand. Learn how to build a regulatory response function, align your BCDR program with regulations and standards, and begin to think about controls that will help you achieve operational goals and compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Collegiate Conference - St. John's University, IT/DR, Regulations and Standards

Advancing the Profession Through Global Standards: ISO/TC 292

Event: DRI2016

Author: Dr. Wolfgang Mahr

ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, has developed a range of standards in the continuity and resilience fields. Developed by experts from dozens of countries and adopted by a solid majority of national standards associations, these standards advance the profession by providing practitioners, regulators, management and customers with valuable implementation and auditing tools. Find out about the deliverables provided by this Technical Committee and how they may support you.

Tags: DRI2016, Regulations and Standards

ISO 31000, A Risk Management Standard for Decision-Makers

Event: DRI2016

Author: Alex Dali

Risk management is now a management framework and the ISO 31000 Risk Management standard is a tool for better decision making. Managers of operational and support functions in the organization are empowered to harmonize vocabulary, principles, framework and processes each time they refer to the management of risk.

Tags: DRI2016, Risk Management, Process, Regulations and Standards

Q: What Keeps You Out of Jail? A: Using a Mature Risk Assessment and Assurance Process

Event: DRI Collegiate Conference, Dominican University of California, July 10

Author: Ingela and Jack Orlove

The scope of this discussion will include using compliance as a tool for risk mitigation, glimpsing the standards and regulations of compliance and DRP/BCP, and finding the balance between what is required and what is possible. Where are the risks in the market and how do you rationalize other cases of due diligence with the requirements of the auditor/regulator?

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Collegiate Conference - Dominican, Regulations and Standards, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance

Aligning With ISO in a Non-Regulated Environment

Event: DRI Collegiate Conference, Dominican University of California, July 10

Author: Ed Clayton

How do companies in a non-BCP-regulated environment attain alignment with ISO 22301? The presentation will discuss the Chevron Business Continuity Program, the link to its Operational Excellence Management System Process (MSP), and the benefits this creates in providing a sustainable program that aligns with BCM best practices and ISO 22301.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Collegiate Conference - Dominican, Best Practices, Regulations and Standards, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance

ISO22301-DRI Professional Practices Crosswalk

Author: DRI International

This document highlights the connections between the ISO22301 and the DRI Ten Professional Practices.

Tags: BIA, Process, Best Practices, Professional Practices, Regulations and Standards

Organizational Governance: Developing the Governance Program Script

Event: DRI 2013

Author: Michele Turner

This session builds on the highly successful session Michele Turner delivered at DRI2012! As discussed during session one, a solid governance structure is key in effectively driving substantial change throughout an organization. Identifying and documenting clear roles and responsibilities was the crux of last year's discussion. These roles and responsibilities are essential in creating a sustainable and repeatable governance process.

Tags: Regulations and Standards, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance