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Cyber Resilience

Cyber Resilience for the Business Continuity Professional

Duration: 4.5 Days

32 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs) may be awarded towards recertification.

The cost of this course includes both the course and the exam.

Cost: 2.950,00 CHF


Organizations today are confronted by a wide range of cyberattacks, and your organization is no exception. There are countless opportunities for hackers to cause massive disruptions, all of which will require a response that will involve you. That’s why this course is an absolute must. More than just another statement of the problem, Cyber Resilience for the Business Continuity Professional is an information-packed four-day experience that will provide an understanding of how to address cyber disruptions within a business continuity framework.

You’ll discover how business continuity and cybersecurity must integrate within every organization, using the five elements of cyber resilience: prepare/identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover. Collectively, these concepts and the resulting action plans will help to develop a strategy to effectively respond to unforeseen events and get your organization back up and running as quickly as possible. These two traditionally separate functions must work together, and with this course, you’ll be able to take steps to make that happen in your organization. Doing so will streamline well-coordinated identification and response to attacks or data breaches, minimize costs, protect the organization’s reputation, and give you the professional advantage of bringing the most current information and skills to the table.


“CRLE 2000 is a relatively new course and delivers good value for integrating Cyber to BCM.” – CBCP, USA

“The course was very interesting, completely relevant to my current work in BC and provided some really good explanations of real world use of these frameworks.” – ACRP, USA

“[This course provided an] excellent blending of theory and exercises.”


1. Provide students with detailed instruction, framework, and guidance for implementing the concepts essential to combining cyber security and business continuity into an effective Cyber Resilience program.

2. Prepare students with actionable recommendations to represent an appropriate “value proposition” to an organization’s executive management that will help to ensure any investment necessary to step up to a strong Cyber Resilience program.

3. Have students engage in cyber/BCM based exercises to help understand the issues you will face.

4. Share experiences with other professionals.

5. Prepare to pass the Cyber Resilience Examination, so you can be certified as a DRI International Certified Cyber Resilience Professional.



– Introduction to concept of cyber resilience

– Types of cyber events

– How cybersecurity events impact business continuity

– Integrating cybersecurity into business continuity

– Organizational considerations

– Stepping up from cybersecurity and business continuity to achieve cyber resilience


– Develop an effective incident response

– Identify specific means to bringing cybersecurity incident response planning and entity continuity planning together

– Design strategies that mitigate loss should a breach occur

– Identify critical parameters of IT-related operations with an entity impact assessment

– List entity recovery strategies crucial to re-establishing technology and continuity of critical entity processes

– Advantages of identifying cyber-related risks and integrating them into entity planning and administration


– Creating cybersecurity framework

– Examine the latest cybersecurity framework

– Review existing regulations that govern cyber security protection and reporting

– Explain how to develop and implement safeguard protection for critical technology infrastructure and services in order to contain the impact of a cyberattack

– Discuss how to detect and monitor network attack indicators to ensure the effectiveness of safeguards

– Describe the importance of regular cyber awareness training

– Monitoring internal security events and correlate them to external threats


– Creating an effective response plan

– How to restore data and services that may have been impacted during a cyberattack

– Understand how Cybersecurity and Entity Continuity both work with reputation management

– Cybersecurity monitoring

– Creating effective crisis communication plans for cyber incidents

– List recommendations for preparing key suppliers in the event of a cyberattack

– Discuss how training and awareness initiatives should be employed to embed cyber resilience within the entire organization and ensure that personnel know the function of response plans

For in-person courses:

This course will be held in-person and the exam will be held on the morning of the final day. As soon as you are finished taking the exam, you will be able to leave for the day. A computer is required for this course in order for you to take the exam. The system requirements will be sent to you via email together with information about how to access the course materials prior to the start of the course.

For courses held online:

All online courses are held via Zoom and a computer is required for this course. The system requirements will be sent to you via email together with information about how to access the course materials prior to the start of the course. You will also be provided with instructions for how to take the exam online following the course.

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