Public and private sector organizations to deliver specialized business intelligence products and membership solutions to elevate cybersecurity readiness
New York, NY, July 20, 2021 -- CyberRisk Alliance (CRA), an influential information services company serving the cybersecurity community, announced a partnership with InfraGard National Alliance (INMA), an FBI-affiliated nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting U.S. critical infrastructure and strengthening national security.
The partnership will utilize CRA’s diverse business intelligence platforms to deliver a series of cybersecurity resources and membership activities to InfraGard’s 78,000+ members, including local, state and federal law enforcement entities, government agencies, and academic institutions.
The CRA and INMA partnership comes on the heels of a series of high-profile cyber attacks nationally and President Biden’s May 12 Executive Order calling for heightened security standards and investments. The partnership terms deliver value to INMA and its public and private sector members through:
- Collaboration at CRA’s 2021InfoSec World Conference to host onsite INMA membership activities, deliver a full-day Certification Workshop, and contribute content to the conference program.
- Leveraging CRA’s custom research capabilities to field a Critical Infrastructure Resilience benchmarking study that will include CRA custom report distributed to INMA’s members, followed by an ongoing digital newsletter.
- Incentives and promotional support to encourage INMA’s members to join and/or renew their annual memberships in CRA’s Cybersecurity Collaborative peer community.
InfraGard is the FBI’s largest public/private partnership, with each INMA chapter linked to an FBI Field Office, enabling law enforcement and the American business community to collaborate on information sharing, training and threat mitigation.
“Over 90% of the nation’s critical infrastructure is managed/maintained by the private sector, so CRA’s strategic partnership with INMA comes at a pivotal moment as the threatscape continues to increase,” said John Whelan, CRA President. “Our mission to serve the information needs of the cybersecurity community through innovative information solutions relies upon establishing key partnerships across the public and private sector, so we are really delighted to be working with INMA to develop information services that will benefit the community.” INMA’s President, Maureen O’Connell commented, “INMA is excited about this collaboration with CRA, an exceptional partner in our efforts to increase cyber resilience and protection across our nation’s 16 critical infrastructure sectors.”
About CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) is a business intelligence company serving the high growth, rapidly evolving cybersecurity community with a diversified portfolio of services that inform, educate, build community and inspire an efficient marketplace. Our trusted information leverages a unique network of journalists, analysts and influencers, policymakers and practitioners. CRA’s brands include SC Media, Security Weekly, InfoSec World, Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum, our research unit CRA Business Intelligence, and the peer-to-peer CISO membership network, Cybersecurity Collaborative. More information is available at CyberRiskAlliance.com.
The InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA), a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, partners with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and members of the private sector for the protection of U.S. Critical Infrastructure. Through seamless collaboration, INMA connects owners and operators within critical infrastructure to provide education and workforce training, information sharing, networking, and workshops on emerging technologies and threats to increase the nation’s resiliency and national security.