We are happy to mention the below industry partnerships with CAKE.

Cyber Readiness Institute

The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) is an initiative that convenes business leaders from across sectors and geographic regions to share resources and knowledge that inform the development of free cybersecurity tools for small and medium-sized businesses. Advancing the cyber readiness of small and medium-sized businesses improves the security of global value chains. Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) brings together the expertise of senior executive leaders at global companies including Mastercard, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Principal Financial Group, General Motors, PSP Partners, and the Center for Global Enterprise – to develop free resources to improve the cyber readiness of small and medium-sized enterprises to secure global value chains.

The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) convenes senior leaders of global companies including Mastercard, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Maersk, General Motors and others from around the world to share best practices and resources to improve the cyber readiness of small and medium-sized enterprises.

The Institute’s co-chairs are Samuel J. Palmisano, retired president and CEO, IBM and current chairman, The Center for Global Enterprise; Ajay Banga, president and CEO, Mastercard; Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft; and Penny Pritzker, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and current chairman, PSP Partners. The managing director of CRI is Kiersten Todt, former executive director of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.

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National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

The National Cyber Security Alliance is a nonprofit alliance on a mission to create a more

secure connected world. We enable powerful, public-private partnerships in our mission to

educate and inspire individuals to protect themselves, their families and their organizations for the collective good. Our primary partners are the Department of Homeland Security’s

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and our Board of Directors, which

includes representatives from ADP; AIG; Bank of America; Cofense; Discover; Eli Lilly and

Company; ESET North America; Facebook; KnowBe4; La-Z-Boy; Lenovo; Marriott International;

Mastercard; Microsoft; Mimecast; NortonLifeLock; Paubox; Proofpoint; Raytheon; Terranova

Security; US Bank; VISA; Wells Fargo. The National Cyber Security Alliance’s core efforts

include Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October); Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28); Identity

Management Day; and CyberSecure My Business™.

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Teach Cyber, a subsidiary of DARK Enterprises Inc., is a non-profit dedicated to developing, supporting, and stewarding excellent cybersecurity education at the secondary level. Our mission is to provide resources, training, and support to secondary school educators teaching cybersecurity.

By supporting teachers, we hope to 1) contribute to growing the cybersecurity workforce; and 2) help all students understand ways to act more safely and more ethically in cyberspace.

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