ISA President Larry Clinton holds a copy of "The Cybersecurity Social Contract: Implementing a Market-Based Model for Cybersecurity" during the ISA 15th Anniversary Conference
ISA President Larry Clinton holds a copy of “The Cybersecurity Social Contract: Implementing a Market-Based Model for Cybersecurity” during the ISA 15th Anniversary Conference
Larry Clinton

Larry Clinton is President and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance (ISA). The ISA is a multi-sector trade association that focuses on thought leadership, policy advocacy and developing best practices for cyber security.

Mr. Clinton holds a certification in Cyber Security Risk Management from Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of the faculty of the Wharton School Executive Education Program. The National Association of Corporate Directors named Mr. Clinton as one of the 100 most influential people in the field of corporate governance in 2015 and 16. He is the longest serving member and 2-time chair of the board of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and serves on the Cybersecurity Advisory Board for the Center for Audit Quality.

He is widely published and has been a featured spokesman on cyber issues in virtually all major media outlets from WSJ, USA Today Fox News, NBC, CBS, NYT, PBS Morning Edition CNN & even MTV in India. He testifies often before Congress.

He has briefed industry and governments world-wide including NATO and the OAS. He is the primary author and editor of the ISA’s Cyber Social Contract, policy documents which have been endorsed by the House GOP Cyber Security Task Force and were the Foundation for President Obama’s Executive Order 13636 on cyber security. He is also the principle author of the NACD Cyber Risk Handbook for corporate boards which PriceWaterhouse found had substantially improved corporate director’s management of cyber risk since its publication.


Josh Higgins

Josh Higgins is the Director of Policy and Communications for the Internet Security Alliance. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Political Science from Virginia Tech. As ISA Director, he meets with government and industry stakeholders and helps manage ISA partnerships and ongoing projects.

Prior to joining ISA, Josh worked in journalism, covering a range of cybersecurity issues. On the cybersecurity beat, Josh covered Congress’ and the White House’s cybersecurity initiatives on a range of topics, from the Internet of Things to autonomous automobiles. He also managed social media for numerous publications and deployed numerous social media strategies to reach targeted audiences.