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Cybersecurity, SMBs and the Cyber Readiness Institute

​In a new video, Cyber Readiness Institute co-chair Samuel J. Palmisano shares insights into the founding of the Institute and why it is important to help small and medium-sized businesses with cyber risk management

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Inaugural Meeting of the Cyber Experts Group

​On November 16th The Cyber Readiness Institute will convene the ‘Cyber Experts Group’ – cybersecurity subject experts from Member companies – to discuss the development of content and tools for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

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Cyber Series: Q&A with Co-Chair Samuel J. Palmisano

In this new Cyber Series, we interview thought leaders about cybersecurity and helping small and medium-sized businesses improve their cyber risk management to secure global value chains. This Q&A is with the Cyber Readiness Institute’s Co-Chair Samuel J. Palmisano, Retired Chairman and CEO of the IBM Corporation and Current Chairman of The Center for Global Enterprise.

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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 (

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 ( 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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