Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Press Statement

DRI Singapore and ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) strengthen collaboration in promoting Security Best Practices and Business Continuity Management.


ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) and DRI Singapore have concluded a mutual Memorandum of Understanding to work together in areas of mutual interest of security management and business continuity assurance.

· ASIS Singapore and DRI Singapore will offer discounts to members of both organisations for courses, conferences and other activities.
· ASIS Singapore and DRI Singapore will recognize each other’s relevant activities for continuing education credits.
· ASIS Singapore and DRI Singapore will expand collaboration to organize events and join researches to facilitate knowledge improvement relevant to both professional communities.

"The Memorandum of Understand is timely in this new age of convergence  of  Risk, Security and Business Continuity Management.  The collaboration enables a wider scope of knowledge sharing in the integration of Security and Business Continuity", said Winston Poon, Executive Director of DRI Singapore , who is also a member of the Singapore SPRING Business Continuity Standard Technical Committee. 


Signing Ceremony on 7th May, 2013 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Center, Singapore.

Back row from left: Theresa Lam, Leonard Sng, Chloe Demrovsky, Anthony Lee, Al Berman
Front row from left: Winston Poon, Executive Director DRI Singapore and Leonard Ong, Honorary Chairman of ASIS International (Singapore Chapter)

About DRI International

DRI International (originally known as Disaster Recovery Institute) is a non-profit organization and a global BCM education and certification body. As such, it sets the standard for professionalism in business continuity planning and has provided the profession's premier certification and education programs since 1988. There are over 8000 active business continuity professionals from various industries and business sectors maintaining DRI International certifications worldwide. These certifications ensure employers that candidates understand the tenets of business continuity and maintain their level of knowledge through continuing education. DRI International offers education in BCM at major industry events and through the corporate training program. The organization's International Affiliates insure that BCM best practice is taught and available throughout the world.

As an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) certified standards development organization (SDO) as well as other International Standards Committees, DRI International has an obligation to participate in discussions and the formulation of new standards.