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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 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 8 October 2019

Announcing the 2020 U.S. Presidential Campaign Audit

Today, the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance released a new report, the “2020 U.S. Presidential Campaign Audit,” analyzing the...

Building Trust 7 October 2019

Online Trust Audit – 2020 U.S. Presidential Campaigns

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Building Trust 2 October 2019

Celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Every October, we mark National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. From the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website, “Held every October,...

Privacy 24 September 2019

2019 Online Trust Audit Methodology 

The 2019 Online Trust Audit will represent the 11th independent analysis and benchmark report of the adoption of security standards and responsible...

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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