Megan Kruse

Megan Kruse

Business Director, Online Trust Alliance

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Megan Kruse is the Business Director of the Internet Society's Online Trust Alliance (OTA). OTA identifies and promotes security and privacy best practices that build consumer confidence in the Internet. Leading public and private organizations, vendors, researchers, and policymakers contribute to and follow OTA’s guidance to help make online transactions safer and better protect users’ data.

Megan is responsible for integrating, developing, and furthering the OTA program within the Internet Society’s overall mission and objectives. Through annual and long-term strategic business and communications plans, she drives overall strategy including marketing, communications, and membership and business development efforts to provide membership value and drive delivery on OTA's annual goals.

Megan joined the Internet Society in 2011, first working primarily on the Deploy360 program and then moving into the Office of the CITO as Manager, Technology Outreach and Strategic Planning. Before joining the Internet Society, Megan managed public relations and outreach projects at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). In addition to promoting the company's key messages and positioning its top executives as industry experts, she developed ARIN's social media and communications efforts surrounding the depletion of IPv4 address space and the need to adopt IPv6.

Megan is based in Reston, Virginia, United States.

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Building Trust 9 July 2019

2018 Cyber Incident & Breach Trends Report

This year’s report includes ransomware, business email compromise (BEC), distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, connected device vulnerability, and more.

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Building Trust 18 June 2019

Online Trust Audit Updates & Translations Now Available

A slightly updated version of the Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll is now available in English, French, and...

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Internet of Things (IoT) 6 May 2019

Talking Internet of Things in Canada at IoT613 This Week

This week, 8-9 May, we’ll be at IoT613 in Ottawa, Canada, talking about our work on “Trust by Design”...

Building Trust 16 April 2019

Announcing the Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll Results

Do you know how – or even if – your favorite retailer, or your bank, or your ISP is...

Improving Technical Security 16 April 2019

Best Practices: Infrastructure Security

Optimize TLS implementation using information gleaned from public tools. This includes eliminating use of insecure ciphers and older, insecure...

Privacy 16 April 2019

Best Practices: Privacy

Basic Notice/Disclosure Make sure the privacy statement has a link and is easily discoverable from the home page. Place...

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