DRI India has recently successfully conducted a conference in Hyderabad, India. The theme of the day was “knowledge grows through sharing” and we were proud to see that participants were indeed able to develop through the sharing of ideas and experiences.
We look forward to our upcoming conference in Hyderabad and many more in the future.
You may view pictures of the event please visit our Global Networking Gallery.
It’s probably best to assess what the future holds for Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BCP) certification by looking at how other similar professional disciplines evolved from their embryonic state to maturation. The best parallel is to look at the history of information technology professionals. The evolution of Information Systems Audit and Control Association’s (ISACA) professional certification has developed in the thirty years of its existence. ISACA started in 1967 as the vision of a small group of IT auditors who saw the need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the emerging field of information technology. In 1976, ISACA formed an education foundation to help expand the knowledge of IT governance. Under the ISACA banner emerged two certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). These certifications have defined the global standards for professionals in their respective disciplines.
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Ong Ai Lin, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia senior executive director, has been awarded the inaugural “Outstanding Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)” award for her contribution to the field of business continuity management (BCM) in Malaysia, according to Digital News Asia.
The award was presented by DRI President Al Berman at the recent DRI KL2012 conference in Putrajaya Marriott Hotel. The award recognizes BCM achievements, professional excellence and contributions to the industry and the community.
“We are proud to have worked with a diverse group of clients on BCM to ensure their business continuity in an increasingly unpredictable business environment,” Ong said when receiving her award.
Ong leads the Business Continuity Management (BCM) practice in PwC Malaysia and has supported many major organizations and growing companies in implementing BCM.
“[Ong] Ai Lin has demonstrated the highest level of professionalism in her efforts to make her clients more prepared. Her knowledge and dedication epitomizes the ideals of Certified Business Continuity Professionals (CBCPs) around the world,” said Berman.
From Drive Issue #47