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.

WSJ: Iranian Hackers Have Hit Hundreds of Companies in Past Two Years

Cyberattack campaign has caused damages estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars, focusing on Middle East but also affecting U.S. ...
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Survey: Cybercrime More Devastating to SMBs than Other Threats Combined

Half of Business Leaders Say a Breach Could End Their Business, While Others Remain Unaware of Catastrophic Potential...
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New York Times: Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies

The NY Times examines the recent attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers against American business and government. ...
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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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