The first coalition of cybersecurity nonprofits focused on tangible results identifies new solutions its members provide

New York, February 2, 2024 – Nonprofit Cyber, the coalition of global nonprofit cybersecurity organizations, continues its mission to fortify cyber defenses by unveiling an expanded Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index. Launched on November 3, 2022, the Solutions Index now features 140 solutions from 24 Nonprofit Cyber members, showcasing a comprehensive collection of cybersecurity capabilities provided by the NGO community.

The Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index serves as a valuable resource, offering a diverse array of free or low-cost cybersecurity solutions tailored for various audiences, including individuals, law enforcement, cybersecurity personnel, small businesses, governments, and those underserved in the current cybersecurity landscape.

In the latest update to the Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index, new additions are:

Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) includes two solutions offering detailed analyses on cyber threats worldwide, supporting effective legislation, regulation and policies:

  1. Analytic Reports
  2. Policy Governance

CyberWyoming contributes ten solutions ranging from bridging the skills gaps and informing communities to efforts to aid small businesses by delivering timely threat reports and hosting training programs:

  1. Apprenticeship and Internships
  2. Business Notification List
  3. Change Company Culture
  4. Cybersecurity Business Counselor Training
  5. Cybersecurity Competition for Small Businesses
  6. Cyber in a Box School Video Challenge
  7. Hacker’s Brief
  8. Lego Attack & Defense Models
  9. Senior Alert Flyers
  10. Teens Exploring Careers Camp

Forge Institute introduces five solutions assisting small businesses and delivering top-tier training to collectively contribute to advancing global digital security, fostering collaboration, enhancing defense readiness, and forging new talent to safeguard crucial infrastructures against emerging threats:

  1. Arkansas Cyber Defense Center (ACDC)
  2. Forge Fellowship
  3. Forge Academy
  4. Emerging Threat Center (ETC)
  5. Cyber Summit

Global Anti Scam Alliance brings one solution enabling consumers to verify website legitimacy:

  1.  “Check My Link”

Global Cyber Alliance updated the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit, including a Portuguese language option, and launched two new solutions fostering global cooperation by establishing norms and best practices, and empowering users to identify cybersecurity solutions tailored to their unique needs:

  1. Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS)
  2. Actionable Cybersecurity Tools (ACT)

These additions showcase the commitment of various nonprofits to enhance global cybersecurity readiness, awareness, and resilience. For more information on these solutions and their respective nonprofits, please visit Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index.

“As we unveil these innovative cybersecurity resources within the Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index, we are not just introducing tools; we are empowering individuals, businesses, and communities with the means to fortify their digital defenses. Each solution is a testament to the growing collective commitment of our nonprofit coalition to shape a safer cyberspace for all, ensuring that no one is left behind.”, said Tony Sager, Nonprofit Cyber Executive Committee Co-Chair.

“In just two years we have managed to steadily increase our repertoire with useful solutions for anyone to get protection against cyber risks. Some of them are particularly innovative and speak volumes about the knowledge and talent we have in this unprecedented coalition,” said  Philip Reitinger, President & CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance and Nonprofit Cyber Executive Committee Co-Chair.

“Nonprofit-based cybersecurity solutions play a key role in the ecosystem, providing affordable, effective options for a wide range of users,” said Michael Daniel, President and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance. “ In CTA’s case, our offerings serve as a force multiplier for cybersecurity providers who produce and consume cyber threat intelligence to better protect their customers. Whether large or small, CTA members collaborate to raise the level of cybersecurity across the digital ecosystem while still competing in the marketplace – a win for both end-users and cybersecurity companies.”

“Nonprofit Cyber is filling a need by organizing the cybersecurity services of nonprofits in a directory for anyone to use. At CyberWyoming, like other nonprofits in cyber, we struggle to get the word out about our programs and now there’s one stop information finding,” said Laura Baker, Executive Director of CyberWyoming.

About the Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index

The Nonprofit Cyber Solutions Index is a curated collection of cybersecurity solutions provided by nonprofit organizations worldwide. The index aims to empower individuals and businesses with effective tools and resources to enhance their cybersecurity posture.

Learn more at https://nonprofitcyber.org/nonprofit-cyber-solutions-index/.

About Nonprofit Cyber

Nonprofit Cyber is a coalition of global nonprofit organizations formed to enhance joint action to improve cybersecurity. All coalition members are nonprofits that serve the public interest by developing, sharing, deploying, and increasing the awareness of cybersecurity best practices, tools, standards, and services.

Learn more at https://nonprofitcyber.org/.

Media Contact

Ms. Kayle Giroud,  Global Cyber Alliance and Nonprofit Cyber Secretariat, kgiroud@globalcyberalliance.org 

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