DRI certifications

Introduction

DRI International certifications are among the most recognized and respected in the world. DRI certifies only professionals who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in business continuity and cyber resilience. DRI manages dozens of certification schemes, below is the essential information on the main ones also widespread in our country: ABCP, CBCV, CBCP, MBCP for Business Continuity and ACRP, CCRP for Cyber Resilience. Check out the Calendar of Courses!

Why certify?

DRI certifications facilitate access to positions of responsibility in business continuity management in all major organizations around the world. More than 20,000 specialists have taken a course have certified themselves with DRI and are working in 95% of the companies surveyed by Fortune 100 . ‘Headhunters’ when searching for talent on social always use the initials of a certification such as ABCP, CBCP etc…more than 6000 people now report these certifications on their LinkedIn profiles.

ABCP

Associate Business Continuity Professional

ABCP certification is acquired by successfully passing the exam that concludes both courses on DRI’s Business Continuity Management, thus both the intensive two-day course (BCP501) and the in-depth four-day course (BCLE2000).

The Associate Business Continuity Professional certification is intended for those who are new to our field. ABCP certification certifies the possession of basic skills and thus good knowledge of Business Continuity Management methodologies, even if one has not yet gained much experience in the field. Starting your career path in business continuity management through ABCP certification demonstrates the professional and structured approach to a career in business continuity.

The ABCP level is for people with less than two years of experience in the field but who have successfully passed the certification exam. Any certified professional holding active ABCP status may at any time upgrade to the higher CBCV, CBCP or MBCP certifications by providing evidence of satisfying the requirements.

Those who wish to maintain their ABCP certification level need only pay DRI the annual fee to maintain the active status of their certification. No experience points required (CEAPS)

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CBCV

Certified Business Continuity Vendor

The CBCV certification was created for vendors who recognize the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery best practices-those who have the same level of commitment to the resilience profession as the clients they serve.

Holding a CBCV certification gives clients the confidence that you know exactly the problems they face on the job and that you know how to best meet their needs.

In our country, CBCV certification is widespread among service and product providers who participate in large national and international tenders.

Certification requires payment of an annual fee to DRI but no certified educational activity points (CEAP) are required, so it is easy to maintain certification.

The issuance of CBCV certification involves a one-time fee that also covers the annual fee for the year in which it is issued. Application for CBCV certification can be made after confirmation of passing the exam, or already at the time of registration for the chosen course (BCP501 or BCLE2000).

Download here the DRI Italy - Course Calendar 2024 - EN

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For more info download here the DRI Italy Leaflet 2024

CBCP

Certified Business Continuity Professional

The Certified Business Continuity Professional is the most widely recognized and widely used business continuity certification in the world. CBCPs are professionals who have demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the area of business continuity and business restoration during crises and natural disasters. In most cases, these professionals have worked in the industry as leaders and are seeking the international recognition that comes with holding this certification.

The CBCP certification level is intended for specialists who have demonstrated knowledge and work experience in the business continuity/disaster recovery field. The level requires more than two (2) years of experience. Candidates must be able to demonstrate specific, practical experience in five (5) of the Professional Practices subject areas.

Maintaining certification requires an ongoing commitment to continuing education and industry activities.

The issuance of CBCP certification involves a one-time fee that also covers the annual fee for the year in which it is issued. Application for CBCP certification can be made after confirmation of passing the exam, or already at the time of registration for the chosen course (BCP501 or BCLE2000).

Download here the DRI Italy - Course Calendar 2024 - EN

Download here the DRI Registration Form

For more info download here the DRI Italy Leaflet 2024

MBCP

Master Business Continuity Professional

The Master Business Continuity Professional distinguishes those with superior knowledge and significant experience in our profession. Although extensive business continuity experience is required, in most cases these professionals possess much more than the required knowledge. These professionals possess a wide range of knowledge and lead their practices, departments or company with a high level of skill and expertise. Achieving an MBCP also allows one to earn the coveted distinction of membership in theOrder of the Sword and Shield National Honor Society, the only U.S. academic and professional honor society dedicated exclusively to the national security community.

The MBCP is DRI International’s highest level of certification and is reserved for individuals with significant knowledge and skills in business continuity and disaster recovery. To earn the MBCP, a dedicated 5-hour exam must be passed, requiring discussion of all 10 Professional Practices.

Maintaining certification requires an ongoing commitment to continuing education and industry activities.

For more information about MBCP certification contact secretariat@dri-italy-it

ACRP

Associate Cyber Resilience Professional

ACRP certification is acquired by successfully passing the exam that concludes both courses on Cyber Resilience, thus both the intensive two-day course (CRP501) and the in-depth four-day course (CRLE2000).

The Associate Cyber Resilience Professional (ACRP) is an exciting new credential for those who are new to business continuity and cybersecurity and wish to establish themselves as cyber resilience professionals. Cyber resilience is a highly sought-after skill set that combines cybersecurity and business continuity to create an environment where both disciplines work together to maximize effectiveness and protect the organization from cyber threats.

ACRP certification is designed for those who have not yet gained much experience in either field. Beginning your career path in cyber resilience through ACRP certification will provide you with the skills you need to advance both your skills and your career. This is not a technical cybersecurity certification. It is intended for business resilience professionals who need a working knowledge of cybersecurity to manage a holistic resilience program.

ACRP certification is for individuals with less than two (2) years of experience in cyber resilience, business continuity and/or cyber security/cybersecurity. Candidates must complete the Cyber Resilience course and successfully pass the Cyber Resilience final exam.

Download here the DRI Italy - Course Calendar 2024 - EN

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For more info download here the DRI Italy Leaflet 2024

CCRP

Certified Cyber Resilience Professional

The Certified Cyber Resilience Professional (CCRP) is an innovative and entirely unique credential that identifies cyber resilience professionals. Cyber resilience (Cyber Resilience) is an emerging and in-demand skill set that combines cybersecurity and business continuity to create an environment where both disciplines work together to maximize effectiveness and protect the organization from cyber threats.

Requirements for becoming a CCRP include significant knowledge and experience in business continuity and cybersecurity, as well as a broad understanding of how these disciplines must work together to achieve true cyber resilience. If you are an experienced business continuity or cybersecurity professional who wants to bridge this critical gap, you are an excellent candidate for CCRP. This is not a technical cybersecurity certification. It is intended for resilience professionals who need a working knowledge of cybersecurity to manage a holistic resilience program.

The issuance of CCRP certification involves a one-time fee that also covers the annual fee for the year in which it is issued. Application for CCRP certification can be made after confirmation of passing the exam, or already at the time of enrollment in the chosen course (CRP501 or CRLE2000).

Download here the DRI Italy - Course Calendar 2024 - EN

Download here the DRI Registration Form

For more info download here the DRI Italy Leaflet 2024

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