Cybersecurity and a potential Biden White House: Past tech priorities resurrected

Posted on October 21, 2020 at 10:19 am

Even among those who have worked with him, Joe Biden is not known as a tech policy wonk. So, it’s not surprising that today, during a pandemic, cybersecurity doesn’t come near to the top of the list of topics Biden’s campaign is prioritizing for the sake of the election. Russia’s election meddling may get a […]

PODCAST – Larry Clinton – Helping the Board Exercise Proper Cyber Risk Oversight – Panel Discussion, FAIR Institution

Posted on October 8, 2020 at 5:19 pm

ISA September 2020 Highlights

Posted on October 5, 2020 at 10:41 am

World Economic Forum formally proposes partnership with Internet Security Alliance and National Association of Corporate Directors in the form of a Memo of Understanding (MOU) among the three organizations.  The MOU states the three entities will work together to develop consensus principles for corporate boards to follow as they address cyber risk (based on the […]

Thinking Fast and Smart About Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity (by Larry Clinton)

Posted on September 30, 2020 at 4:53 pm

American business was largely unprepared to fend off cyber criminals before the virus hit; we are now immeasurably worse off. Metaphorically, we have gone from leaving the door ajar to cyber criminals before the pandemic to throwing the door wide open and laying out a welcome mat. One study found 91 percent of enterprises reported […]

PODCAST – Larry Clinton – How Boards Are Responding to Injustice and Mounting Cyber Risk

Posted on September 28, 2020 at 2:29 pm

Reflecting on how companies are responding to racial injustice; digital transformation; and remote work

PODCAST – IT – ISAC Fireside Chat with Larry Clinton

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Posted on September 8, 2020 at 3:02 pm

ISA held its annual summer board of directors conference call. In addition to details of the Public Policy book ISA has created (discussed below) featured topics were legislative updates including ISA recommendations to the Congressionally mandated Solarium Commission including the Commission’s specific endorsement of the ISA “Social Contract” model as the basis for industry government […]

ISA June 2020 Highlights

Posted on July 6, 2020 at 4:55 pm

  June 2020 ISA Monthly Highlights   At the request of ISA, Cyberspace Solarium Commission Co-Chair Jim Langevin incorporated language on assessing cost-effectiveness of government cybersecurity programs in his legislation establishing a National Cyber Director at the White House. ISA was included in the Congressman’s press release announcing the new legislation, which is expected to […]

The Word of the Day isn’t Virus, its Agility

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In 1929 the vibrant US economy went through the greatest shock it had ever received when the stock market crashed. A frightened and bewildered Congress, flaying for answers, summoned the economic chieftains of the day to testify as to if they had manipulated the crisis. The venerable JP Morgan was called to task before the […]

ISA and NACD Collaborate on Cyber Conference Targeting Corporate Boards

Posted on June 23, 2020 at 9:16 am

The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) will collaborate on a virtual conference on cybersecurity starting at noon today, focusing on the unique needs and responsibilities corporate boards have in addressing growing cyber-threats in a post-pandemic world. The conference will be built around the themes ISA and NACD have […]