Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute

Karen Evans is the Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI), bringing over 30 years of experience in cybersecurity, national security, and technology innovation. A three-time Presidential appointee and Senate-confirmed executive, she has held pivotal roles at the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, and the Office of Management and Budget. The Cyber Readiness Institute is a non-profit initiative that convenes business leaders from across sectors and geographic regions to create free cybersecurity tools for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).  Karen’s leadership at CRI focuses on empowering small and medium-sized organizations with resources to enhance their cybersecurity and secure global value chains.

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