ISA Praises Administration For Budget Increases For Cyber Security

Posted on February 9, 2016 at 7:44 pm

PRESS RELEASE February 9 2016 –   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC CONTACT: LARRY CLINTON 202-236-0001 or lclinton@isalliance.org) ISA PRAISES ADMINISTRATION FOR BUDGET INCREASES FOR CYBER SECURITY The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) today praised the Obama Administration for the substantial increases to improve our nation’s cyber security program that are called for in their final budget. […]

Obama Creating Federal Ciso Post

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Bank Info Security Reports:  President Obama is creating the position of federal chief information security officer as part of a multifaceted initiative aimed at strengthening the nation’s IT security. Related steps include the formation of a public-private Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, as well as a proposal to boost government cybersecurity spending next fiscal year […]

Top 25 ISA Achievements in 2015

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:56 pm

ISA Top 25 Achievements in 2015 PricewaterhouseCoopers releases its annual Global Information Security Survey and cites “Cyber Risk Handbook, prepared by ISA, AIG & NACD for having a substantial impact on how corporate boards are now addressing cyber security. PWC reports “Boards appear to be listening to this guidance (i.e. the NACD Handbook). This year […]

Cybersecurity underfunded, industry tells congress

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 5:55 pm

GCN Reports:  Agency IT managers who believe they do not have the resources to adequately fight cybersecurity threats got some backing from industry experts who voiced the same concerns to Congress.  At a Jan. 8 hearing held by two subcommittees of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Larry Clinton, president and CEO of the […]

Schooling Uncle Sam

Posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:54 pm

Politico Reports:  Here’s the cybersecurity three-step the federal government should be doing: Spend more on cyber, implement tougher cybersecurity policies and demand that senior officials pay more attention to the issue. Those are the first three of 10 recommendations Larry Clinton, president of the Internet Security Alliance, an industry group, plans to share with two […]

America is loosing the ‘Cyber Arms Race’

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The Daily Caller Reports: The federal government is falling behind in a “cyber arms race,” putting millions of taxpayers’ personal information at risk, digital security experts told a joint hearing of two congressional subcommittees Friday. Hackers ranging from hacktivists to state-sponsored attackers will continue threatening the federal government’s digital networks to steal personal information and state […]

Larry Clinton Testimony – House – “Cyber Security: What the Federal Government Can Learn from the Private Sector”

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Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) and the Subcommittee on Oversight (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

ISA Tells Congress What Government Should Learn About Cyber Security

Posted on January 7, 2016 at 1:59 pm

  PRESS RELEASE January 7, 2016 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC CONTACT: LARRY CLINTON 202-236-0001 or lclinton@isalliance.org)  ISA TELLS CONGRESS WHAT GOVERNMENT SHOULD LEARN ABOUT CYBER SECURITY In testimony to be delivered Friday, Internet Security Alliance President Larry Clinton will provide the Congress with a “top-ten” list of things the federal government can learn from […]

Congress Set to Enact Cyberthreat Information-Sharing Law

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 5:51 pm

GovInfoSecurity Reports: After years of failing to enact cyberthreat information-sharing legislation, Congress is poised to vote on a measure this week that would incentivize businesses to voluntarily share threat data with the federal government and with one another. The legislation, added to a 2,009-page omnibus $1.1 trillion spending bill, also would establish a process for […]

Internet Security Alliance president outlines cyber partnership best practices

Posted on December 10, 2015 at 5:49 pm

Inside Cybersecurity Reports: A new study by Internet Security Alliance president Larry Clinton outlines 10 best practices for government-industry partnerships on cybersecurity, ISA announced Wednesday. The new study highlights work from a research program led by Clinton and the Department of Homeland Security and lays out best practices endorsed by the Partnership for Critical Infrastructure […]