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Megan Kruse

Megan Kruse

Business Director, Online Trust Alliance

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Megan Kruse is the Business Director of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), an Internet Society initiative. OTA supports the development of best practices, benchmark reporting, meaningful self-regulation, and data stewardship. It also recognizes leaders in cybersecurity and privacy in order to further online trust.

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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Online Trust Audit Finds Better Email Authentication and Encryption; Worse Privacy Statement Scores Thumbnail
Reports 16 April 2019

Online Trust Audit Finds Better Email Authentication and Encryption; Worse Privacy Statement Scores

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

Do You Want Privacy With That? Thumbnail
Privacy 12 February 2019

Do You Want Privacy With That?

You may have heard about CloudPets being pulled off shelves for recording kids’ voices and that data being leaked, or...

Webinar: Can Consumers Trust Retailers’ Email? Findings from OTA’s Email Marketing & Unsubscribe Audit Thumbnail
Building Trust 13 December 2018

Webinar: Can Consumers Trust Retailers’ Email? Findings from OTA’s Email Marketing & Unsubscribe Audit

Next Tuesday, 18 December, at 2PM ET (1900 UTC), we’ll be holding a webinar to discuss the results of...

Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and IoT Events in November & December Thumbnail
Events 26 November 2018

Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and IoT Events in November & December

The end of the year has been very busy, with Internet Society staff members speaking at many events on...

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month = International IoT Security and Privacy Month Thumbnail
Internet of Things (IoT) 4 October 2018

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month = International IoT Security and Privacy Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and as part of our work with the Online Trust Alliance and our...

Announcing the Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll Methodology for 2018 Thumbnail
Building Trust 23 August 2018

Announcing the Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll Methodology for 2018

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) is an Internet Society initiative that aims to enhance online trust, user empowerment, and...

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