Cyber Readiness Blog

Discover insights and new perspectives on cyber readiness best practices authored by members of the CRI team and our partners.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: COVID-19 Brings New Challenges and Threats

Learn how changing online behavior can turn core cyber issues from vulnerabilities to assets. During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it is important to acknowledge the new challenges that now exist, which we couldn’t have...

I Helped the Government Plan for a Biological Catastrophe After 9/11. We Failed. Here’s Why.

Cybersecurity risk is real. Ransomware, theft of confidential information, and disruption of your smart devices like thermostats are not merely threats to your networks and information, they are threats to your business....

Lessons from Iowa: What We Need to Get Right for November

Cybersecurity risk is real. Ransomware, theft of confidential information, and disruption of your smart devices like thermostats are not merely threats to your networks and information, they are threats to your business....

Cybersecurity and the Iranian Threat: An Opportunity for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity risk is real. Ransomware, theft of confidential information, and disruption of your smart devices like thermostats are not merely threats to your networks and information, they are threats to your business....

How to Keep Your Communications Secure

Cybersecurity risk is real. Ransomware, theft of confidential information, and disruption of your smart devices like thermostats are not merely threats to your networks and information, they are threats to your business....

What Cybersecurity Awareness Month is Missing: The Other 11 Months

Cybersecurity risk is real. Ransomware, theft of confidential information, and disruption of your smart devices like thermostats are not merely threats to your networks and information, they are threats to your business....

What the Ransomware Attack Debate is Missing

The impact of ransomware attacks against state and local governments continues to make headlines.  High profile attacks against Atlanta, Baltimore, and now Rivera Beach and Lake City in Florida expose the challenges governors,...

Social Media Needs to Act Like Critical Infrastructure – Because It Is

The controversy over whether Facebook failed to stop improper access and handling of user data puts social media companies under intense, new scrutiny.  We struggle to address the power of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and...

Equifax: What Do We Do Now?

The Equifax breach that compromised, by initial estimates, the personally identifiable information (PII) of 143 million individuals, has already found itself buried in business sections of major newspapers.  This lack of...