Times Union Names CIS a 2021 Top Workplace in New York Capital Region
For the seventh time, CIS is a Top Workplaces winner in the midsize company category.
EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., May 24, 2021 – The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®) has been named one of the “2021 Top Workplaces” in the New York Capital Region by the Albany Times Union. Only 62 companies made this year’s list, which has categories for small, medium, and large businesses. CIS received honors in the medium-sized businesses category.
CIS also received the Communication Award recognizing effective organization-wide communication ensuring that employees feel well informed about important decisions.
“Being named a top workplace is a great achievement for any organization. CIS is especially proud to achieve this recognition for a seventh time during a period of profound change due to the pandemic,” said John Gilligan, CIS President & CEO. “I see this achievement as a testament to our employees whose commitment to our mission and innovative ideas continue to make CIS a top workplace.”
The list of 2021 Top Workplaces is based solely on the results of a short, 24-statement employee feedback survey conducted by Energage, a Philadelphia-based employee survey company that partners with media nationwide on workplace recognition programs.
To be a Top Workplace, the Times Union website says an organization should “operate by strong values, have open communication between employees and management, and innovate and operate efficiently.”
The 2021 Top Workplaces list marks the 10th year of the program.
The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit, responsible for the CIS Controls® and CIS Benchmarks™, globally recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously refine these standards to proactively safeguard against emerging threats. Our CIS Hardened Images® provide secure, on-demand, scalable computing environments in the cloud. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®), the trusted resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for U.S. State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) government entities, and the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (EI-ISAC®), which supports the cybersecurity needs of U.S. elections offices. To learn more, visit CISecurity.org or follow us on Twitter: @CISecurity.