Launch of Common Good Cyber Workshop Report: Mitigating the Systemic Underfunding of Cybersecurity Nonprofits

Washington D.C, April 10, 2024 – The Common Good Cyber initiative, a collaborative effort aimed at addressing the challenge of sustaining nonprofit and public interest organizations involved in critical cybersecurity functions, announces the release of its workshop report. The report encapsulates insights and outcomes from a landmark gathering held in February 2024 at the National … Read More

“It’s important to discuss how we ensure that NGO can actually contribute towards a free and open Internet.”

We interviewed Florian Schuetz, from the Swiss Federal Office for Cyber Security and OECD Working Party on Digital Security, on the sidelines of the first Common Good Cyber Workshop in Washington D.C., which brought together 120 key players in the global cybersecurity field. Common Good Cyber is a collaborative effort aimed at building sustainable funding … Read More

Coming Next: European Cyber Agora 2024 

European Cyber Agora Community Spotlight Core cybersecurity capabilities serve as the bedrock upon which our connected world thrives. From network operations, to policy tools, operational organisations, and open-source code, these core capabilities are critical to the online experience people are accustomed to. Despite their critical work, there are limited funding mechanisms available to nonprofit organisations … Read More

Coming Next: RSA Conference 2024

Common Good Cyber Track Session

at RSA Conference 2024

Current investments do not adequately support Internet-enabled social and economic progress for everyone. Internet resilience depends on the voluntary contributions of many people, and the resources supporting resilience are razor-thin. What can be done to institutionalize support for common good cybersecurity – to build adequate funding into law and policy, business processes, and government?

Moderator: Phil Reitinger, Global Cyber Alliance

Speakers: 

Camille Stewart, The White House

Craig Newmark, Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Megan Stifel, Institute for Security and Technology

Michael Lashlee, Mastercard

Key Elements

When: May 6, 2024 1:10 pm PT

Where: RSA Conference

San Francisco, CA

Agenda & Livestream
RSA Registration

Consider the positive impact if every funding entity were to allocate just a 1% increase in their grants towards cybersecurity. Common Good Cyber is leading the charge to collectively operationalize this vision, ensuring a secure Internet for future generations.

Megan Stifel, Institute for Security and Technology

“The cyber community is, at last, recognized as a critical community.”

We interviewed Stéphane Duguin, CEO of the CyberPeace Institute and leader of one of the organizations most actively supporting Common Good Cyber, on the sidelines of the kick-off workshop in Washington D.C., which brought together 120 key players in the global cybersecurity field.  Common Good Cyber is a collaborative effort aimed at building sustainable funding models to support … Read More

“We need to find sustainable solutions for securing the Internet so that we can do things like protect human rights, track climate change, and enable our democracy.”

We interviewed Kemba Walden, President, Paladin Global Institute, on the sidelines of the first Common Good Cyber Workshop in Washington D.C., which brought together 120 key players in the global cybersecurity field. Common Good Cyber is a collaborative effort aimed at building sustainable funding models to support those who secure the Internet for everyone.  You … Read More

Multi-stakeholder Workshop Launches Common Good Cyber to Fund Organizations that Secure the Internet

Washington DC, 28 February 2024. On February 26-27, 120 people from around the world met at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to launch Common Good Cyber, a collaborative effort aimed at building sustainable funding models to support those who secure the Internet for everyone. Esteemed speakers, representatives from nonprofit organizations, key funders, and … Read More

Shaping the Future: Meet the Speakers of the Closing Panel of the Common Good Cyber Workshop 

As we approach the Common Good Cyber Workshop, we are thrilled to introduce the speakers who will lead us through the final panel discussion. This insightful session, moderated by Phil Reitinger, aims to prioritize the ideas generated throughout the workshop, identify key stakeholders, analyze barriers, explore governance structures, and determine actionable next steps. Together, these distinguished … Read More

Engaging Break-out Sessions: Meet the Leaders

As we gear up for the Common Good Cyber Workshop, we are excited to introduce the esteemed leaders who will guide our break-out sessions. These interactive sessions offer unique opportunities for in-depth discussions, brainstorming, and community building. The leaders will also play the role of rapporteurs as they will present the break-out sessions’ take-aways in … Read More