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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: Disaster Exercises - Assessing the Effectiveness of Your BCM Plan

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Lisa Orloff

Community management expert Lisa Orloff provides an overview of effective disaster exercises to assess your business continuity plan. The webinar reviews the key learning objectives of successful models including DRI's Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management, The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Plan and World Cares Centers Boots on the Ground X. The training is meant to be flexible, scalable, and adaptable so that participants can adapt what is useful to the size and type of organization.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Exercises

Preservando la Continuidad del Negocio ante la "Nueva Normalidad" derivada por el Covid-19: Estrategias para la transición y adaptación empresarial

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Juan Carlos González

Juan Carlos González Cardozo, CBCP, consultor, conferencista e instructor internacional en materia de Gestión del Riesgo Empresarial, Resiliencia Organizacional, Gestión de Continuidad del Negocio y Gestión de Crisis conversa sobre los lineamientos estratégicos de la Gestión de Continuidad del Negocio en momentos de Pandemia, como orientación a la Dirección de las organizaciones en la preservación de sus operaciones y en la mitigación de los efectos del Covid-19.

Tags: Coronavirus/COVID-19, Pandemic, Resiliency, Spanish Language

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

DRI Webinar: COVID-19 Q&A With Infectious Disease Specialist

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Megan Coffee, MD, PhD

Join us for a presentation and discussion on COVID-19 and what it means for businesses with Megan Coffee, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, NYU Langone. She offers an up-to-the-minute presentation on the current state of COVID-19 response and answer questions from the audience in a special live Q&A.

Tags: Coronavirus/COVID-19, Pandemic

Trends and Predictions from the DRI Future Vision Committee: How to Prepare for 2020

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: DRI Future Vision Committee

Future Vision Committee members including Lyndon Bird, David Porter, and Boris Issavi will discuss highlights from the Fifth Annual Global Risk and Resilience Trends and Predictions reports. Discover how your job will be impacted by world events – including cyber threats, natural disasters, and much more – and what you can do about them.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Future Vision Committee, Trends and Predictions

Resiliencia Cibernética: Transformando Riesgo en Competitividad

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Roberto A Zegarra, MBCP

Introducción a la Resiliencia Cibernética, como una figura que integra soluciones dentro de la organización y se plantea cómo la gestión de riesgos bajo la premisa de la resiliencia cibernética, permite innovar y aumentar la competitividad empresarial, brindándole conceptos y casos reales de aprendizaje.

Tags: Cybersecurity

DRI Webinar: Veterans and BCM - Lessons For All Continuity Professionals

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Alan Lake, Jim Iacocca, Amy Bennett, Ramon Saenz

Since its inception, the DRI Foundation’s Veterans Outreach Program has had a tremendous impact on connecting transitioning military service members with resilience careers, and these efforts are only growing. Learn more about how this program can benefit your organization – and the resilience community. You’ll hear first-hand the lessons learned from transitioning from the military to the private sector, what resilience professionals can learn from their colleagues with military service experience, advice for both companies hiring veterans and veterans thinking about careers in BCM/resilience careers, and much more.

Tags: Veterans

Preparing for Mega-Events: Lessons From the 2012 London Olympics

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Steve Yates, Andy Tomkinson

Take a look at how a major public event - in this case, the 2012 London Olympics prepares for and plans against mega-sized risks. This presentation will take you through the steps that were used during the preparation, planning and execution of the London Olympics and Paralympics Games, for which such “Mega Events” are classified as the “Greatest Show on Earth.”

Tags: Europe, Risk Assessment, Risk Management

The Future of Resilience – Trends and Predictions for Professionals in Asia

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Patrick Alcantara, Lim Sek Seong

Join DRI for a discussion of the latest trends and issues facing resilience professionals. Patrick Alcantara will discuss the latest risks and resilience trends in Asia and Oceania from our Future Vision Committee. In his presentation, he will give an overview of the most pressing economic and political concerns facing resilience professionals. Patrick will be joined by Lim Sek Seong of Marsh Risk Consulting who will share their perspective on the risk and organizational landscape and trends in the region.

Tags: Asia, Future Vision Committee, Resiliency

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

Resiliencia en las Organizaciones

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Adrián Sanchez

Adrián Sanchez, CBCP, profesional con 15 años de experiencia profesional en BCM y Resiliencia, será el expositor principal del webinar sobre la resiliencia desde una perspectiva integral en la organización y se darán recomendaciones para impulsar la resiliencia organizacional.

Tags: Resiliency, Spanish Language

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

Trends and Predictions from DRI's Future Vision Committee: How to Prepare for 2019

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Future Vision Committee, Lyndon Bird, Richard Knowlton, Patrick Alcantara

Join Future Vision Committee members Lyndon Bird, Richard Knowlton, and Patrick Alcantara, along with DRI President Chloe Demrovsky, for highlights from the Fourth Annual Global Risk and Resilience Trends and Predictions reports. Discover how your job will be impacted by world events - including sustainability, cyberthreats, and more - and what you can do about them.

Tags: Trends and Predictions, Cybersecurity, Future Vision Committee, Resiliency, Supply Chain, Global Strategy

GDPR: Considerations for Continuity Professionals

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Lyndon Bird

“GDPR: Considerations for Continuity Professionals" is DRI's first webinar designed for European audiences. We will be discussing GDPR and its implications across business continuity. We will hear first from Lyndon Bird, DRI’s Chief Knowledge Officer, who will provide background on the regulation and its considerations. Lyndon will be joined by Ovidiu Diaconescu, who will be discussing cross-border data transfers, and Luuk Akkermans who will expand on the impact of GDPR on supplier contracts.

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance, Europe

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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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Women in Business Continuity Management: Ask Betsy

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Betsy Sayers

During DRI2018’s WBCM panel discussion, nearly 50% of session attendees responded that the stereotype they were most concerned with was being labeled as “too aggressive,” particularly when disagreeing with others’ views. Please join us as we take that conversation further with Betsy Sayers, MBCP, ITIL, ICS – IT/DR. With more than 25 years of industry experience, including serving as a DRI Instructor, Betsy shares her views on the best tools to communicate clearly — and with objectivity – while maintaining a style that honors who you are and what you believe. Special thanks to our webinar sponsor OnSolve.

Tags: Women in BCM, Best Practices

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Women in Business Continuity Webinar: Ask Betsy (supplemental flyer)

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Betsy Sayers

When Betsy Sayers is in a tough spot, she always knows exactly what to say. That’s because she’s awesome...and she has a few handy phrases written in the back of her notebook at all times. She’s generously shared those words of wisdom with you (see...awesome, right?). If you haven’t checked out the Women in Business Continuity Management Committee’s “Ask Betsy” webinar, you really should, right here at https://drii.org/webinars

Tags: Women in BCM, Best Practices

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Webinar DRI en Español 2018: Tendencias y Predicciones en Continuidad de Negocio

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Chloe Demrovsky, Karol Cordero

El DRI se complace en anunciar el webinar en español del 2018. Buscamos entregar beneficios a nuestros profesionales certificados y a la comunidad del DRI en general, por lo que no solamente brindamos webinars en inglés, sino que ahora también los traemos en el idioma español. Anota en tu calendario este 12 de Octubre de 2018 en el horario 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CDT, el siguiente webinar educacional del DRI: Tendencias y Predicciones en Continuidad de Negocio Chloe Demrovsky, Presidente y Directora Ejecutiva del DRI Internacional y Karol Cordero, Directora de Mercadeo para América Latina del DRI, serán las presentadoras del Webinar. Con base en los eventos y resultados del 2017, el Comité de Visión Futuro del DRI Internacional ha elaborado el tercer informe anual de tendencias y predicciones para la profesión de Continuidad de Negocio y Resiliencia. En este webinar presentaremos los resultados de este informe, mirando hacia atrás en lo que ha ocurrido y viendo lo que podría estar a la vuelta de la esquina para nuestra profesión. ¡No te pierdas este webinar gratuito totalmente en español!

Tags: Business Continuity Program, Resiliency, Spanish Language

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Real Recovery Lessons and a Partnership that Passed the Test

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Ryan Miller, Larry Twele

When a sudden devastating flood put a public-private partnership to the test, results were remarkable! Ryan Miller, CBCP, CBCLA, Director of Emergency Management for Howard County, MD, and Larry Twele, CEO of Howard County Economic Development Authority, offer lessons learned in recovering from a record-breaking flood – and detail the partnership between emergency management and economic development as one of the key elements that resulted in more than 95% of businesses surviving! You’ll learn about the plans in place before the flood, the immediate response, and how to create a meaningful partnership between public and private resources. For additional context, watch the NBC Nightly News coverage of the flood here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WgI9bUUsJM

Tags: Public Sector, Public-Private Partnership

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Trends and Predictions from DRI’s Future Vision Committee: How to Prepare for 2018

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Lyndon Bird, Chloe Demrovsky

Lyndon Bird, Chairman of DRI International’s Future Vision Committee, and Chloe Demrovsky, DRI President and CEO, discuss the findings of the Third Annual Global Risk and Resilience Trends and Predictions reports (also available in the resource library). Discover how your job will be impacted by world events — including supply chain disruption, extreme weather events, data protection, and more — and what you can do about them.

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

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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: Healthcare, Governance/Regulatory Response and Compliance, Audit, Regulations and Standards

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Factores claves de éxito en la implementación de BCM (según las prácticas del DRI)

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Mariana Quirós

In DRI's first Spanish-language webinar, Mariana Quirós of Copa Airlines talks about the changes to the new Professional Practices. She also guides viewers through implementing the practices within their organization.

Tags: Professional Practices, Spanish Language

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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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Active Shooter and Mass Casualty Response: A Crisis Management Perspective

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Felipe Den-Brok

The FBI’s Felipe Den-Brok addresses the timely topic of active shooters and mass casualty response from a crisis management perspective. With decades of experience to speak from, Den-Brok — who is a Supervisory Special Agent in the Crisis Management Unit — brings his experiences and actual case studies — including Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, and Sandy Hook — to the resilience profession in this compelling webinar. He’ll also discuss potential warning signs to look out for and developing a survival mindset in the midst of an active shooter event.

Tags: Active Shooter/Workplace Violence

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Resilience in Supply Chains

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Don Klock

With the advent of globalization, outsourcing, enhanced connectivity, and higher reliance on suppliers, supply chain disruptions have become more prevalent in the recent years. In this webinar, we will explore conceptual and practical developments on supply chain risk, supply chain resilience, and the application of business continuity beyond organizational boundaries. This webinar was sponsored by Metric Stream.

Tags: Supply Chain

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Trends and Predictions from DRI’s Future Vision Committee: How to Prepare for a Volatile 2017

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Lyndon Bird, Chair, DRI Future Vision Committee

Lyndon Bird, Chairman of DRI International’s Future Vision Committee, discusses the findings of two recent reports (also available in the Resource Library): Trends in 2016 and Predictions for 2017. Discover how your job will be impacted by world events – including cyber threats, supply chain, and the environment – and what you can do about them.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Future Vision Committee, Resiliency, Risk Management, Supply Chain, Technology, Global Strategy, Trends and Predictions

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DRI Webinar: The Professional Practices - What's Changed and What It Means For You

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: DRI International

DRI's Professional Practices, the most used standard in the world and the heart of DRI's teachings, have been revised. During this hour-long webinar you'll hear about the revision process and the outcome, while learning what has changed and why.

Tags: Professional Practices

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DRI Webinar: Organizational Certification

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Al Berman, President and CEO, DRI International Joseph Easter, MBCP, Sr. Director, Risk Management Testing & Validation, Products & Practices, Business Continuity, and Crisis Management, Capital One Mitch Simon, CBCP, Director of Business Continuity and R

Long the leader in certifying individuals, DRI International now offers accreditation for organizations with the Hub of Resilience and Resilient Enterprise designations, as well as assessment of organizational resilience with the Resilient Enterprise Assessment Process (REAP). You’ll hear from organizations that have earned these designations, learn what makes them truly resilient, and find out how they’re spreading education and leadership within their communities and industries.

Tags: Resilient Enterprise

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Business Continuity Meets Healthcare: From Zika to Patient Care to Ransomware and Beyond

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: Mike Mastrangelo, Brad Gair, John Molnar, James Mitchell

Faced with regulatory requirements, increasingly-complex technology, ransomware attacks, and now the Zika virus, continuity professionals in healthcare have their hands full. Hear from them about those challenges and more.

Tags: Healthcare

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