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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.

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DRI Webinar: Cybersecurity & COVID-19 - The Current Landscape

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Dr. Pano Yannakogeorgos

While organizations are overwhelmed meeting the challenges of a pandemic, cyber criminals have found a perfect opportunity to attack. On May 14 at 2pm ET, DRI welcomes Dr. Pano Yannakogeorgos of the NYU Center for Global Affairs for an up-to-the-minute look at cybersecurity in the age of COVID-19. The Faculty Lead of MS Global Security, Conflict & Cyber, Dr. Yannakogeorgos will cover recent examples of how hackers have taken advantage of the crisis, how governments and grassroots efforts have responded, and the risks of shifting to remote work without cybersecurity procedures in place, before addressing questions from attendees.

Tags: Coronavirus/COVID-19, Cyber Resilience, Cybersecurity

Developing Meaningful Relationships to Successfully Manage the Message, the Moment and the Marathon to Recovery

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2020

Author: Michelle Schaap

We have fire drills in school and in the work place to prepare: we know who the class monitor is, we know the “safe” place we are supposed to go, and we know with whom we have to check in with … Given that a fire is very disruptive to business operations, businesses prepare. So, why aren’t businesses doing the same BEFORE a cyber incident – or worse yet – breach? Even if you put numbers on paper for your local FBI office, your insurance agent and your cyber attorney, have you sat down with them and ran drills to prepare for the “when” or are you waiting for when your business is already in turmoil? Having established lines of communication before, during and after any crisis is critical for a business to weather the storm and to successfully emerge from the settling dust. Hear from legal experts, law enforcement officials and business executives on how to establish these relationships and how to manage your response and your messaging internally and externally to ensure ongoing operations despite threat actors’ best efforts.

Tags: Cyber Resilience, Cybersecurity

How to Avoid a Cyber Disaster

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2020

Author: Pete Renneker, Vaishnav Vijayakumar, Jim Shook

Cyberattacks focused on business disruption are a reality. Traditional recovery solutions protect businesses from physical disasters, but often fall short in the face of a digital disaster. In this session, participants will explore lessons learned from recent cyberattacks and be provided with a risk-based approach to protecting critical services through a cyber recovery capability.

Tags: Cyber Resilience, Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity and Business Continuity - Two Trains on the Same Risk Management Track

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2020

Author: Michele L. Turner

Imagine a railroad track, a solid structure used to guide trains to their destination safely and securely. This track incorporates switches, to move trains from one track to another, controlling the flow of traffic, and mitigating risk. Now apply this same analogy with cybersecurity and business continuity. Two trains carrying precious cargo of tools and techniques which can fortify and build resiliency within the organization. Whether the dinner car has a cybersecurity menu of identify, protect, detect, respond and recover, or a BC menu of prepare, assess, remediate or sustain, the end result is a great meal. How then, can we utilize the structure, cargo and menus from both, to create a superliner or Eurostar type of train that will get us to safety in style! During this session, we will take a look at the framework and methodology for both cybersecurity and business continuity, the challenges requiring a “flip of the switch,” and how these two trains, not colliding, but merging, can create a ride like no other.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience

#Security2020: Cybersecurity Trending

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2020

Author: Pauline Williams-Banta

Security breaches are an almost daily occurrence. As business resilience professionals, we have a seat at the table. It is becoming commonplace for security groups to include BC professionals in their planning. Now we need to have an active part in the conversation. This session is designed to familiarize you with a few security trends for 2020 and their impacts on our work as business continuity professionals. Topics covered will include passwords and passphrases, browser isolation, security automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning, awareness training, and insider threats.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience

DRI Webinar: MBCP Panel Answers Your Continuity Questions

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Carla Glass, Melanie Lucht, Bryan Mitchell, Michele Turner

Listen to an impressive panel of MBCPs answer your questions from various industries and with a wide range of expertise during our “Ask the MBCPs” webinar.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Cloud Technology, Cyber Resilience, Cybersecurity, Emergency preparedness, Organizational Resilience, Resiliency

Cyber Q&A - The Answers to Your Compelling Questions

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Drew Buchanan

Complex and often confounding, all things cyber resilience are challenging continuity and resilience professionals worldwide. We go beyond the theoretical to provide thoughtful answers to your real-world questions.

Tags: Cyber Resilience

Cyber-resilience: A Day in the Life of a CISO

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2019

Author: Wade Richmond

Cyber-resilience can be thought of as the ability of an enterprise to anticipate, withstand, recover from and evolve to improve capabilities it needs to function brought about as the result of cyber threats and/or attacks. This enhances both the cybersecurity function and the BCM function (e.g. the whole is greater than the sum of its parts). To be resilient, a holistic approach to understand and prioritize entity risk, and implement risk management activities needs to be integrated into day-to-day operations (across all entity functions). But what does all this mean to the CISO? Attend this session to find out as you take a look at t day in the life of a CISO from a cyber-resilience perspective.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience

The Value of Cyber Resilience: Building a Case Executives Will Support

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Wade Richmond

Join cybersecurity expert Wade Richmond for an information-packed hour of important information on one of the profession’s hottest topics. Explore aspects of cybersecurity and business continuity, with the goal of integrating the two and achieving the ultimate goal -- cyber resilience. Learn how to talk to top management about these issues and sell them on the concept of cyber resilience.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Resiliency, White Paper, Cyber Resilience, Executive Support

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Achieving Cyber Resilience: A Formula for Success

Event: DRI White Paper/Survey

Author: Wade Richmond

Organizations today are confronted by a wide range of cyberattacks, so it comes as no surprise that cyberattacks and data breaches have consistently ranked high on the list of key issues identified for the resilience community according to the DRI International Global Risk and Resilience Trends Reports, issued annually by DRI’s Future Vision Committee. This year’s report revealed that although the top issues remain the same, there appears to be an even greater focus on technological risk. Given the development of technologies and the growth of business data, this is likely to remain the case moving forward … which may provide new opportunities for hackers to cause such massive disruptions.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Resiliency, White Paper, Cyber Resilience

Organizational Resilience: The Convergence of Enterprise Risk Management and Business Continuity

Event: DRI Collegiate Conference - University of Kentucky - Aug 3, 2018

Author: Lou Drapeau

Lou Drapeau, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for DRI International, presents on enterprise risk management and business continuity. How do we define resilience? Why is resilience important? What makes a system resilient? What does resilience mean for an organization? The answers to these questions will be revealed through a discussion of the roles of business continuity and risk management as well as where these functions reside in organizations. You’ll learn about the terminology of resilience, relevant trends identified by DRI’s Future Vision Committee, as well as cyber resilience and developing strategies for resilience.

Tags: Cyber Resilience, Resiliency, Risk Management, Trends and Predictions, Organizational Resilience

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