Cyber Readiness Institute Welcomes T-Mobile as Newest Member


New York, NY – June 18, 2024 – The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) is excited to announce the addition of T-Mobile, a leading telecommunications provider, to its roster of member companies. T-Mobile joins the ranks of industry giants such as Microsoft, Apple, Mastercard, Principal Financial Services, and the Center for Global Enterprise, further enhancing the institute’s collective efforts to bolster cybersecurity resilience for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) worldwide.

As cyber threats continue to evolve and proliferate, collaboration among industry leaders becomes increasingly critical. By joining forces with T-Mobile, the Cyber Readiness Institute expands its reach and expertise, reinforcing its commitment to equipping SMBs with the tools and knowledge to mitigate cyber risks.

“T-Mobile’s membership in the Cyber Readiness Institute marks a significant milestone in our ongoing mission to promote cyber readiness and resilience,” said Karen S. Evans, Managing Director of CRI. “T-Mobile brings invaluable insights and capabilities to our diverse community of members. Together, we will drive positive change and foster a more secure digital ecosystem for businesses and consumers alike.”

Through its participation in the Cyber Readiness Institute, T-Mobile will collaborate with other members to develop practical resources, share best practices, and support cybersecurity awareness and resiliency. By harnessing the collective expertise of leading organizations across various industries, CRI aims to empower SMBs to proactively address cyber threats and safeguard their digital assets.

“T-Mobile’s collaboration with CRI to advance cybersecurity best practices reflects the company’s commitment to supporting small and medium-sized businesses in an increasingly interconnected world,” said George Fischer, SVP of Sales, T-Mobile Business Group. “Combining CRI’s and T-Mobile’s collective knowledge and resources reinforces our dedication to helping safeguard this vital business community.”

As a member-driven organization, the Cyber Readiness Institute serves as a catalyst for collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement in SMBs’ cybersecurity practices. By welcoming T-Mobile into its community, CRI further strengthens its position as a leading advocate for cyber readiness and resilience on a global scale.

About Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI):

The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) is a non-profit initiative that convenes business leaders from across sectors and geographic regions to produce free cybersecurity tools for small and medium-sized businesses. Its mission is to advance the cyber readiness of these SMBs to improve the security of global supply chains. CRI’s tools and resources focus on human behavior and emphasize employee education and awareness.

The Institute is housed within the Center for Global Enterprise, a New York-based non-profit applied research organization. CRI was co-founded by former IBM CEO Samuel J. Palmisano and executives from Mastercard, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, and PSP Partners as a follow-up to the work of the President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity (2016). Member companies include Apple, Mastercard, Microsoft, and Principal Financial Group. ExxonMobil and PSP Partners are founding members that continue to support the objectives and programs of CRI.

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Kinsey Yow
Director Operations, CRI