August 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

September 10, 2013

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for August 2013

  • ISA Summer Board Meeting begins consideration of new three year plan for ISA including discussion of the following new projects:
    • International ISA
    • Cost study on framework implementation and incentives under the EO
    • Best Practices for Boards of Directors
    • Writing a cyber security bill for industry/Congress
    • Model Contracts based on NIST Framework
    • Supply Chain management framework for federal government
  • ISA Board has its second private meeting with NIST drafting team to discuses framework for cyber security under President Obama’s Executive Order.
  • ISA meets with President Obama’s “Cyber Czar” Michael Daniel to discuss potential legislation implementing the Executive Order. ISA receives assurance that the Obama administration will not be seeking new regulatory authority under any measure.
  • World Economic Forum requests ISA to convene group of international players in cyber security to discuss NIST draft framework at conference in Berlin Sept. 25-27.
  • ISA announces it will host an organizing meeting in London to consider proposals to create an ISA-EU office.
  • CMAI a major Indian trade association requests ISA partner in India on an ISA -I branch.
  • Fidelity Investments announces it will use the ISA Guide on the Financial Management of Cyber Risk to build their fall conference for CISOS’s and CEOs around.
  • ISA asked to represent industry at kick-off event for cyber security framework Oct 11 at National Press club.  ISA is only entity asked to give a keynote as was the case in June when ISA was the sole keynote at DHS conference on market incentives.