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Mastercard Highlights CRI in Davos

At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tim Murphy, General Counsel and Chief Franchise Officer of Mastercard (a co-chair of the Cyber Readiness Institute - CRI) joined the CEO of Maersk (a CRI member) and others to discuss the topic of “Securing a Common Future in Cyberspace.”

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Experts Weigh-in on the Cyber Readiness Road Map

The Cyber Readiness Institute recently convened members of a Cyber Experts Group to discuss the Institute’s approach to developing tools and content to help small and medium-sized businesses improve resilience against cyber threats. Phase 1 of this effort is focused around the development of a ‘Cyber Readiness Road Map,’ a step-by-step approach designed to help companies with basic cyber hygiene.

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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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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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