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At the start of the new year 2015, DRI will be conducting 2 new courses, Risk Management for Business Continuity Professional (RMLE2000) and IT Disaster Recovery Planning Course (BCP-IT/DR). To learn more about our 2 new courses please click on the link below respectively

4.5 Day Risk Management for Business Continuity Professional (RMLE-2000)


2 Day IT Disaster Recovery Planning Course (BCP- IT/DR)

The DRIKL2014 Regional Conference & Awards of Excellence webpage is now available. Click here to view our Agenda and start voting for the Awards of Excellence!

Dear members, thank you for attending our MGTA! It was a joyous occasion where previous colleagues, course mates and friends gather to meet each other, to learn from each other, and of course to hear and to learn from our speakers. We look forward to seeing you all at our DRI Regional Conference and Awards of Excellence 2014! To read a brief description of our MGTA, click here

Dear members, our first MGTA of the year is scheduled on the 24th April 2014 with the theme "How would the public and private sectors work together to enhance the country's resilience". As seats are provided on first-come-first-serve basis, remember to sign up for a spot before seats run out! To view our MGTA agenda, click here or to register, click here

Our DRI Malaysia e-newsletter issue #1 is now available on the webpage. To read, click here. Do you have an article you would like to contribute to our newsletter? You can email your article to

DRI Malaysia would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of our Awards of Excellence! To view the list of winners, click (here).

DRI Malaysia's 2014 Schedule is now up!  (Click here for more information)

In line with our 25th Anniversary, DRI Malaysia is proud to present our next Regional Conference and Awards of Excellence, 2013! 
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The Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI International is pleased to organize and deliver a special Business Continuity Management (BCM) Forum on the 9th of May 2013 in Abu Dhabi for our members and industry practitioners in U.A.E. This Forum is organized in conjunction with the newly launched U.A.E BCM Standard {AE-HSC-7000(2012)} as well as creating a knowledge sharing platform for DRI members and...


On Tuesday the 19th of March 2013, DRI Malaysia held it's annual Members Get Together Activities (MGTA). The topic was Sharing and Exchange Ideas on BCM, ERM & DRP. Among the guests were our members, special invitees and members cum speakers : Encik Wahid Khalil, Chief Risk Officer of Bank Islam; Puan Zalina Jaflus, CBCP, Head of BCM in Malaysia Airports and Mr Stanley Chan, Senior Consultant of Hewlett Packard.


DRI KL2012 was presented by DRI Malaysia and MARIM on September 25-26, 2012 in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The theme was "Effective Risk Management & Business Continuity Management: Keys to Success."

The event features three conference tracks in BCM/DR, insurance, and information security management systems (ISMS).  DRI President Al Berman was the keynote speaker.  And according to DRI's Director of International Operations Chloe Demrovsky, "Throughout the conference, the question of how integrated these disciplines are and should be was a topic of much debate."

Also featured at the conference was the first-ever Outstanding Malaysian CBCP Award, which was presented at a Gala Dinner with an excellent Malaysian band and cuisine. The ceremony was a treat for all attendees, especially award winner Ong Ai Lin, CBCP, Senior Executive Director of PwC Malaysia.

The winners of the DRI International Awards of Excellence were announced Tuesday at a black tie gala held during the DRI2012 conference at the historic Waldorf-Astoria Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.
These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achieved a level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management.


The first MGTA (Members-Get-Together-Activities) of the year 2012 began on high note with more than 70 members and invited guests from the Business Continuity Management (BCM) fraternity gathered under one roof...


DRI Malaysia is pleased and honored to collaborate with NCEMA (National Emergency Crisis & Disasters Management Authority, U.A.E) where close to 15 participants from various UAE Government agencies attended the 4.5-Day Professional Business Continuity Management Certification Course (BCLE2000) from April 29 to 3 May, 2012...


DRI Malaysia has been an active organizer of DRI's Professional Business Continuity Management Certification Course (BCLE2000) in the UAE. We previously have had the pleasure of Mr Mohammed Al Jenaibi, Director of Safety & Prevention from the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) to be one of our participants of the course. As such, representatives of DRI were recently invited to speak at the Crisis & Emergency Management Conference (CEMC) held at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel in Abu Dhabi...



(New York, NY), DRI International today announced that it is launching a business continuity conference and exhibition, DRI 2012, to be held May 20-23, 2012, at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.

"We're very excited about DRI 2012," says Alan Berman, DRI International's Executive Director. "And our community is too. We've already received enthusiastic support and look forward to the first-ever gathering...


( New York, NY ) Long-time industry journalist Buffy Rojas has joined DRI International as Director of Communications, the organization announced today. Rojas, formerly Editor-in-Chief of Continuity Insights magazine, has nearly 20 years of industry experience and big plans for serving DRI International's certified professionals as well as the industry as a whole....



The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) published the APEC Guide to Information Security Skills Certification Booklet endorsing all three levels of DRI Professional Certification. In developing the section on business continuity, APEC mapped the Professional Practices for the Business Continuity Practitioners with ISO 17799 Security Tasks (revised to ISO 27001) and FIPS 200 Minimum Security Requirement.

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The conference will take place in São Paulo - Brazil, the heart of Latin America. In order to support international best practices, DARYUS joins the most renowned national and international executives to promote a debate between leaders in the field.

About DRI DAY International: The main objective is to gather the leaders of majors organizations to discuss currents demands and global trends in relation to best practices with the presentation of successful cases. For the first time, the main institutes and associations worldwide will be gathered for a single event: DRI International, ISACA and EXIN. They will provide the market with rich content, high-level speakers and successful cases of high value.


The Next 20 Days Are Key for Critical Infrastructures March 11, 2011 - Tom Field, Editorial Director

In the wake of Japan's devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami, business continuity plans are being tested, and organizations must prepare for aftershocks.

This is the advice from Alan Berman, executive director of DRI International. "The next 20 days are key," Berman says, pointing out that Japan has already seen a magnitude-6.6 aftershock following its historic...


ETEK Security Meeting is the most important event of information security in Latin America and bring together leading IT companies in the security industry, including Check Point, RSA, McAfee, Fortinet, BlueCoat, TrendMicro, Symantec, Imperva, Axway, Crossbeam, DRI and F5. The event also has the participation of the Information Technologies and Communications Ministry, and the Attorney General's Office.

This edition of ETEK Security Meeting presents "Preventing Internal Threat" as main theme, and is developed through lectures on technology manufacturers and government agencies...



Mark your calendar to attend the year's largest and most important event for the fire protection, life safety, and electrical industries. Join NFPA experts and industry professionals as we gather on June 12-15 for the 2011 NFPA Conference & Expo, widely regarded as the most comprehensive event in the industry.

Convening at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the event combines an unrivaled educational conference with an expo of more than 300 solution providers. There is no better opportunity to speak with experts...


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DRI Malaysia will partner with the Productivity Training Institute and the Hong Kong Productivity Council to offer a seminar on "Managing the Unexpected - Are We Really Ready For It?" in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong on Friday, March 18, 2011.

This one-day BCM seminar will address the increasing number of recent global disasters as they push the frontiers of resiliency and sustainability. Attendees will learn and share strategies for businesses to prepare for adversity and enhance survivability.

Speakers will include...