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CRI In the News

A new article by the Information Security Media Group, “Bringing Vendor Risk Management to the Midmarket” covers the Cyber Readiness Institute’s progress in working with multinational companies to improve the cybersecurity of small and medium-sized companies across global value chains.

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New Report: Small Businesses a Top Target for Cyber Attacks

Small businesses accounted for 58% of the more than 53,000 information security incidents and 2,216 data breaches examined in the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.

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In the News: Wall Street Journal’s Pro Cyber Security Highlights Cyber Readiness Institute

A new WSJ article, “Cyber Initiative Aims to Translate Fortune 500 Security Lessons for Smaller Firms” covers the Cyber Readiness Institute’s progress in working with multinational companies to improve the cybersecurity of small and medium-sized companies across global value chains.

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Mission Statement

The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) will convene senior leaders of global companies from across sectors to develop best practices for managing the people, processes, and technology needed for effective cybersecurity.  

This collective knowledge will inform the Cyber Readiness Institute’s development of practical content and tools to help small and medium-sized enterprises address growing cybersecurity threats, in order to secure global value chains.    

The Institute will also facilitate the workforce development needed for implementing these cyber risk management tools.

Behind the Cyber Readiness Institute

The Cyber Readiness Institute, a non-profit, is an initiative of the Center for Global Enterprise (CGE) and the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org).

The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of global management best practices, the contemporary corporation, economic integration, and their impact on society.

The Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org) is dedicated to helping companies and their third parties effectively address governance, risk and compliance associated with cybersecurity, the protection of intellectual property and trade secrets and confidential information and the prevention of corruption.

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