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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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Fourth Annual Global Risk and Resilience Report Infographic - Top Risks

Author: DRI Future Vision Committee

Part of the 2018 Global Risk and Resilience Trends Report, a worldwide survey of business continuity professionals revealed the following top 10 risks depicted in this infographic.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Disaster Scenarios, Infrastructure, Supply Chain, IT/DR, Resiliency, Risk Management, Trends and Predictions, Future Vision Committee

Technology Track Kick Off

Event: Annual Conference - 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, IT/DR, Security, Supply Chain, Technology

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Cyber Risk and the Internet of Things

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Bobby Williams, Melanie Sankaran

This webinar presentation tackles the much-requested subject of cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT)! We all know that the risk is real – everyday objects are increasingly able to send and receive data. But do you know what compromised “smart” devices – like baby monitors or printers – could mean for your organization? Hear from both cybersecurity and business continuity executives as they discuss IoT from a corporate perspective and share their perspectives on this timely and compelling topic.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Internet of Things/IoT, IT/DR

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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, IT/DR, Regulations and Standards

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Use Your IT Service Management Tool to Enhance Resiliency and Manage Risks

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2016

Author: Dan Stavola and Luke Miller

Resiliency programs can enhance and complement the traditional methodology, unifying the BC/DR landscape to identify dependencies and feed into the enterprise risk profile. In this session, we will talk about industry perspective, practical scenarios, critical success factors and about tools that can be homegrown or integrated with existing IT service Management toolsets to support and enhance resiliency programs.

Tags: IT/DR, Resiliency

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First Annual Future Vision Committee 2016 Trends Report

Event: DRI White Paper/Survey

Author: DRI Future Vision Committee

The State of Business Resilience: 2016 Forecasts and Predictions - A White Paper by the DRI International Future Vision Committee

Tags: Cybersecurity, Future Vision Committee, IT/DR, Regulations and Standards, Public-Private Partnership, Resiliency, Risk Management, Supply Chain, White Paper, Global Strategy, Trends and Predictions

Technology Track Keynote Session

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2015

Author: Dr. Gregory White

Kick off DRI2015's Technology Track with Dr. Gregory White, who serves as the Director of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security and is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Tags: Cybersecurity, IT/DR

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IT/DR and the Ostrich Syndrome: Lessons Learned in India, Applied Everywhere!

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2015

Author: Rakesh Pande

DRI India's Rakesh Pande builds on his DRI2014 presentation on the state of business continuity and risk management in India. He also talks about IT/DR lessons learned in India that can be applied everywhere! Attend this session to learn what can go wrong, how to make it right, and how to manage IT/DR -related risks in this hard-hitting, thought-provoking, "I-can't-believe-he-just-said-that!" session!

Tags: IT/DR, Asia

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Clearing Up the Cloud

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2015

Author: Damian Walch

Confused about "the cloud"? You're not alone. This session will help clear up cloud confusion and shed light on key issues around cloud technology.

Tags: Cloud Technology, Cybersecurity, IT/DR

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Cloud and Big Data: Business Continuity for Outside of the Enterprise

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2015

Author: Daniel Mikulsky

Business continuity for a global company could be complex, intricate; almost insurmountable. Yet the enterprise was definable with a boundary that delineated what was inside the enterprise, and wath was outside. Today, we now think "outside in" when it comes to IT. The boundaries for disaster recovery are now more porous than ever, and every business continuity planner needs to devise strategies for cloud and big data within the business continuity management framework.

Tags: Cloud Technology, Cybersecurity, IT/DR

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Cyber Security for Improved Resilience Against Threats

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2014

Author: Damian Walch

This presentation will give resilience leaders a guide for integrating incident response and continuity. It will describe how an organization should build security, vigilance and resilience into their support processes. The discussion will go describe the anatomy of a cyber-incident. We will touch on: - alignment with forensic incident response - data breach management - effective tools for threat management - ability to use cyber insurance

Tags: Cybersecurity, IT/DR, Resiliency

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Business Continuity Issues for Operational Risk Management: Financial Supervision Case Study

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2013

Author: Andro Kull

This case study session shows how business continuity issues may be mixed with other issues (IT) to ensure information security, i.e. availability, integrity and confidentiality. The IT supervision approach will be presented, as it was developed for the financial market in Estonia. The main idea is to consider the requirements for IT governance, information security, business continuity and outsourcing and use the layered approach to implement this approach. Estonia is an interesting country to apply such ideas starting with its market concentration, the situation with main service providers, the connections with group level enterprises, etc.

Tags: Banking/Financial Sector, Europe, IT/DR, Risk Management, Security

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The Perfect Storm

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2013

Author: Manny O'Bryant

This case study reviews the lessons learned from working on the support of the critical infrastructure for an NSSE (National Special Security Event), the Republican National Convention, while simultaneously preparing for the impact of a tropical storm (Isaac). The presenter will share lessons learned and feedback from departmental, enterprise-wide, and community-wide perspectives.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Emergency preparedness, IT/DR, Security, Utilities

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