ALBANY, N.Y. – Baker Public Relations has been selected as agency of record for CIS® (the Center for Internet Security), a non-profit organization that helps safeguard private and public companies against cyber threats. Based in East Greenbush, N.Y., CIS works to identify, develop, and promote best practice solutions for securing IT systems and data against cyber attacks. CIS also manages the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®), whose mission is to improve the overall cybersecurity posture of the nation’s state, local, tribal, and territorial governments through focused cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery.
Baker Public Relations will serve as strategic communications partner to CIS and will develop and execute a comprehensive public relations program designed to highlight and complement the knowledge and experience of CIS’ team and experts to build awareness of their programs and services. The addition of CIS to its client roster further builds out Baker Public Relations portfolio of clients in the technology industry.
“We are honored to be working alongside CIS to further strengthen its presence in the cybersecurity sphere, and bring attention to the vast expertise of its leadership and board of directors,” said Megan Baker, president & CEO, Baker Public Relations. “We see great opportunities to work with their existing PR and communications team to bring CIS’ messaging and services to larger audiences as cybercrime issues continue to affect governments and businesses globally.”
“Baker PR will help us boost our mission-critical messaging to the next level – I think they’ll be an invaluable asset to CIS moving forward,” said Brig. Gen. Steven J. Spano (USAF, Ret.), president and chief operating officer, CIS.
“Baker PR’s proven track record of achieving results for clients in the tech field makes us confident that this partnership is the right fit for CIS,” said Paul Harrington, VP of Marketing, CIS. “Cybersecurity should be first and foremost on everyone’s mind, because the cyber criminals don’t take days off and the threat they represent is always evolving. At CIS, we’re working to prevent those threats from affecting organizations of all types, and to create confidence in the connected world. We believe Baker Public Relations can play a pivotal role in helping CIS with our mission.”
CIS provides several cybersecurity resources to its subscribers, including CIS SecureSuite, which is used by more than 1,300 organizations worldwide. Membership provides integrated cybersecurity protocols to help businesses, nonprofits, governmental entities, and IT experts stay secure. To learn more about CIS’ products and services, visit them online at www.cisecurity.org.
About the Center for Internet Security:
CIS is a forward-thinking nonprofit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats. Our CIS Controls and CIS Benchmarks are the global standard and recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data against the most pervasive attacks. These proven guidelines are continually refined and verified by a volunteer global community of experienced IT professionals. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®), the go-to resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities.