Defining success and mapping the road ahead for public-private partnership and critical infrastructure cybersecurity

Posted on February 4, 2021 at 12:03 pm

Sean Atkins is a PhD candidate in security studies and international relations. His research focuses on national defense in cyberspace and cyber statecraft. He is also an active-duty US Air Force officer whose service ranges from national cyber policy development to multiple counterinsurgency operations deployments. FALL 20/WINTER 21 : précis Student Feature : Sean Atkins The recent […]

PODCAST – Public-Private Partnership and Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure (Larry Clinton Panelist) (MIT, December 10, 2020

Posted on January 26, 2021 at 3:13 pm

Government’s own cyber shortcomings undermine calls for regulatory approach, says ISA’s Clinton

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The federal government lacks the expertise to mandate effective cybersecurity requirements for industry, according to Internet Security Alliance leader Larry Clinton, who says failures to secure the government’s own systems reveal the need for a major readjustment in thinking about cyber policy. “[W]e can add government to the list of sectors that are highly regulated […]

What is the World Economic Forum doing on cybersecurity – 6 principles to unite business in the fight against cybercrime

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• The COVID-19 pandemic has opened more opportunities for cyberattacks. • Not enough board members understand the threat to their business. • The World Economic Forum, PwC, NACD and ISA are partnering to define key principles of good cybersecurity governance . In 2020, malevolent actors took advantage of the pandemic. The rush to digital-first arrangements […]


Posted on January 5, 2021 at 5:37 pm

ISA, World Economic Forum, and National Association of Corporate Directors finalize their Cyber Governance Report, identifying six core principles for board-level cyber-risk oversight. This Report completes phase I of the ISA-NACD Forum collaboration. ISA is one of three US organizations invited to present at the G-20 Global Cybersecurity Forumand Digital Economic Security Conference in Riyadh, […]

Internet Security Alliance Top 25 Highlights of 2020

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ISA top 25 ISA highlights for 2020 ISA AND National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) release third edition of the Cyber Risk handbook for corporate directors Cyber Risk 2020. The books are now officially joint ISA-NACD publications (previously known simply as NACD Handbooks) US Department of Homeland Security and the US Department of Justice both endorse ISA/NACD […]

Lawmakers plan probes into SolarWinds, underscore Solarium benefits; security pros cite need for fundamental shifts

Posted on January 4, 2021 at 11:32 am

House and Senate cybersecurity leaders already are planning to examine the cause and effects of the SolarWinds hack, and touting new cyber tools supplied by the fiscal 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, while some cybersecurity professionals caution that these are preliminary steps on a long road toward effective risk management. New Senate Homeland Security Chairman […]

Industry cyber leader urges Biden: ‘Show us the money’ on commitment to cybersecurity

Posted on December 30, 2020 at 11:56 am

President-elect Biden should demonstrate his commitment to improving cybersecurity in the aftermath of SolarWinds by moving to close a “cyber investment gap” in which both U.S. industry and foreign adversaries are vastly outspending the United States government in key areas, according to Larry Clinton, head of the Internet Security Alliance. “With due respect, we might […]

PODCAST – A Conversation with Larry Clinton – President of Internet Security Alliance on Reforming the Economics of Cybersecurity and the Role of Artificial Intelligence (A1 Virtual Summit, December 10, 2020)

Posted on December 10, 2020 at 11:56 am

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Internet Security Alliance launches ‘national dialogue’ on a critical new phase in cyber efforts

Posted on November 20, 2020 at 12:02 pm

The Internet Security Alliance wants to spark a dialogue in the cybersecurity community “around the idea that we need to re-examine the problem and do a lot more” to meet challenges in cyberspace that are gradually eroding the United States’ position as the world’s foremost economic, technological and military power. “We need to engage the […]