Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI)

Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI) exists to enable communities, regional groups, and collaborative partnerships and activities, across public and private institutions, to respond to the National Call to Action to leverage partnerships, innovate for risk management, and focus on outcomes to improve societal Cyber Resilience.

Cyber Exchange Meetups

A Community Cyber Mobilizing Event that brings programs for business development, networking, talent connection, start-up presentations, cyber risk awareness and best practices together.

News Release: Cyber Exchange Meetups

About CRI

CRI provides the connection for information exchange to enable national advocacy, knowledge sharing, community organizing, resources, and activities for the advancement of Cyber Resilience.

CRI and its programs function as a convergence point, resource, and advocacy platform for interested parties and groups to obtain information, network, and engage with CRI and its members for the advancement of Cyber Resilience.

NIPP 2013 (the National Plan), a US Department of Homeland Security strategy document, and the World Economic Forum (WEF) Partnership for Cyber Resilience (PCR) serve as two central reference documents and programs to guide the CRI and community capacity building initiatives in their efforts.

Our approach aligns with the enterprise-wide readiness, respond and recovery phases of cyber (technical and physical). Areas of focus should include:

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  • Risk identification organization wide
  • Alerts recording, processing and broadcasting
  • Events recording includes natural, man-made and incidents resulting from events
  • Incident recording and validation
  • Assured information sharing reporting in a TS/SCI level, cross-community-of-interest and version-controlled environment
  • Impact recording of primary and secondary damages from incidents along with field notes
  • Incident response registration
  • Training to manage employee certification records
  • Teams organized and structured by incident type and size
  • External contacts hosted in a centralized database as a ready reference for the communication process. Contacts include media and local, state and federal agencies
  • Needs and communications provide a formal process to draft, categorize, approve & broadcast internal and external messages and needs
  • Checklists provide functionality to define and assign checkpoints as tasks based on roles
  • Operations management of assignments, accountability and status at individual and group levels along with performance ratings
  • Incident management index measures compliance with standards and procedures
  • Resource management provides an automated, centralized way to plan, order and release resources among organizations
  • Drills/Exercises provide the ability to plan, orchestrate and document drills and exercises along with lessons learned
  • Incident planning includes identification, review and approvals of people, vehicles, equipment and accommodations
  • Role-based dashboards consolidate information on multiple subjects such as financial and resource summaries
  • After-action reports provide online access to update information in tabular and chart view


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