Who We Are

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) is the oldest and largest nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters by providing education, accreditation, and thought leadership in business continuity, disaster recovery, cyber resilience and related fields. Founded in 1988, DRI has certified 15,000+ resilience professionals in 100+ countries and at 95 percent of Fortune 100 companies. DRI offers 15 individual certifications, including the globally-recognized CBCP certification, and certifies organizations as resilient enterprises. DRI offers training programs ranging from introductory to masters level across a variety of specialties in multiple languages; online and in-person continuing education opportunities; and an annual conference dedicated to the resilience profession. DRI supports charitable activities through the DRI Foundation.

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Courses Offered

The leader in business continuity education and certification across many industries, DRI International offers team training, certification courses, workshops and programs

Certification Overview

Certification is a two-part process; verification of knowledge and confirmation of experience.

Value of Certification

A DRI International certification is the most widely recognized and respected business continuity certification in the world. DRI only certifies professionals that have demonstrated both knowledge and experience in the business continuity and/or disaster recovery profession.

Digital Badge Program

Learn more about how to unlock your DRI digital badge and display your DRI certification to enhance your online professional profile today.

Maintain Certification

Maintaining your DRI International certification carries two requirements; an annual maintenance fee as well as Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAP).

What Certified Professionals are saying about DRI

I think most people look at business continuity at the natural events – hurricanes, tornadoes, things like that – and don’t realize there are a lot of other risks behind that, cyber risks right now being number one, but there are a lot of other aspects of business continuity that one needs to think about, especially the people and processes, not just the technology

Certified Business Continuity Lead Auditor, United States

The instructor was the best. This course [BCLE 2000] covered everything I needed to know and more. I’m getting job offers that are $50-$70K+ more than I was previously making within a week.

Certified Business Continuity Professional, United States

I want to offer you and the DRI team a sincere THANK YOU for the outstanding efforts in organizing the DRI International Collegiate Conference at UMD last Friday. I have been in DR for over 25 years, have attended many DR user group meetings, webinars, conferences, etc… and what you pulled off last Friday was amazing. I don’t think I’ve ever gotten more out of a DR conference!

Disaster Recovery Manager, United States

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