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.

In the article, RiskRecon CEO Kelly White highlights the importance of securing small and medium-sized businesses within global value chains, stating “Third-party cyber risk is significant to organizations because a breach in one of the third parties can represent a breach in your own enterprise.” In addition, White highlights that the Cyber Readiness Institute is focused on the most critical areas for small and medium-sized businesses to improve: cyber security basics including phishing, USB use, patching, and password management.

Read the full article here https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/interviews/bringing-vendor-risk-management-to-midmarket-i-4037. For more information about the Cyber Readiness Institute, please contact Henry Vido, Program Director, at hvido@cyberreadinessinstitute.org.