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Third Party Cybersecurity Critical To Value Chains

"An organization’s security is only as good as the security of all the partners, contractors and small businesses that have access to its network," said Cyber Readiness Institute co-chair Sam Palmisano at the Ethisphere Global Ethics Summit 2018.

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CRI Progresses on SMB Tools, Members and Expert Input

Since its launch in July 2017, the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) has worked on creating practical content and tools to enable small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) improve their cyber risk management practices and strengthen the security of global value chains.

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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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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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