Welcome to the Cyber Readiness Institute

The Cyber Readiness Institute is committed to empowering small and medium-sized organizations by providing them with free practical tools and resources to improve their cyber readiness.


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Cyber readiness matters

The consequences of a cyber breach can be serious, costing you money, reputation, and loss of trust. As our world becomes more connected and an organization's value is increasingly tied to its data, all organizations must be cyber ready. Cyber readiness focuses on the preventative measures you can take, as well as the actions to be taken when an incident does occur. Creating a culture of cyber readiness means creating a resilient organization.

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Become Cyber Ready

Your cyber readiness matters to your customers, your suppliers, and every organization that you touch in your value chain. Our free Cyber Readiness Program provides the knowledge, expertise, and resources to help you build a resilient and cyber ready organization.

Straight from the experts

The Cyber Readiness Institute brings together experts, including senior executives from global companies, to share best practices and expertise. CRI distills this knowledge to develop practical tools and resources that make cyber readiness accessible to small and medium-sized organizations throughout the world. Based on the expert input, the free Cyber Readiness Program focuses on today's critical cyber issues: Authentication, Patching, Phishing, and USBs. The program also includes guidance for going to the cloud and implementing a practical cyber incident response plan.


Cyber Readiness News

Stay up to date with the latest cybersecurity news and think pieces from the Cyber Readiness Institute.

Big Companies Thought Insurance Covered a Cyberattack. They May Be Wrong.

New article by Adam Satariano and Nicole Perlroth in the New York Times....
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Insurers Creating a Consumer Ratings Service for Cybersecurity Industry

Collaborative effort led by Marsh & McLennan would score best products for reducing hacking risk. ...
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CRI's Henry Vido at TechOlympics 2019

The Cyber Readiness Institute’s Henry Vido recently attended TechOlympics 2019, the nation’s largest student-run technology competition and conference....
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Champion News

ICIT on TEDx: Are You Our Best Hope for Cybersecurity?

Parham Eftekhari, Executive Director of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) delivered a TEDx Talk earlier this month at Penn State...
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The Cybersecurity Collaborative partners with CyberUSA

The Cybersecurity Collaborative, a collection of cybersecurity subject matter experts and leading industry practitioners is announcing a new partnership w...
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A Cybersecurity Think Tank Becomes a CRI Champion

The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) is excited to announce that the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) has joined our network of CRI ...
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