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Standards of Progress

Written by  ALAN BERMAN, MBCP Thursday, 06 January 2011 20:47

DRI International has been highly involved in the development of standards in emergency/disaster and business continuity management in the US and abroad. As part of our mission DRI International serves as an information center in providing the best information on this subject for our certified professionals, auditors and vendors as well as public , private sector and educational institutions.Even before Public Law 110-53 (commonly referred to as Private Sector Preparedness or PS-Prep) was passed and signed by President Bush, DRI International had an active role in the creation of standards by various Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) , along with the call for voluntary adoption of standards, a need for the certification of business and industry preparedness plans by trained certification bodies was identified. The latest news regarding certification standards is very good and looks like it will align well with our position.In November, the American National Standards Institute – Certificate