DHS selection for info-share standards role praised, questioned

Posted on September 4, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Inside Cybersecurity Reports: The Department of Homeland Security is earning praise for its decision to select a university as the standards-setting body for new cyber information-sharing entities, as some stakeholders say the function can best be delivered in a research and academic setting. But other stakeholders from industry groups and the info-sharing community said they […]

DHS nears pivotal decision on standards body for new info-sharing entities

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 4:56 pm

Inside Cybersecurity Reports: President Obama’s push to broaden the sharing of cyber threat data both within the private sector and between government and industry by urging companies and industries to establish new cybersecurity information-sharing hubs will soon reach a pivotal decision point when the Department of Homeland Security awards a key federal grant….SOURCE

July 2015

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 12:33 pm

 ISA HIGHLIGHTS JULY 2015 ISA President Clinton named as one of the 100 most influential Americans in the field of corporate governance by National Assoc. of Corporate Directors ISA featured by NBC News in coverage of cyber breaches at US Office of Personnel Management ISA invited to testify by House Committee on what the government […]

June 2015

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ISA JUNE 2015 HIGHLIGHTS •ISA Op Ed “How Should We Rethink Cyber Security” featured in national editions of USA Today •ISA meets at the White House with staff of US Trade Representative established under Presidential Executive Order, which seeks ISA’s help fighting intellectual property theft from nation states. ISA is able to provide multiple useful […]

May 2015

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ISA Highlighted Activity for May 2015   White House senior advisor for cyber security, Ari Schwartz briefed the ISA board of directors to discuss the recent information sharing “ISAO” initiative and the need for increased law enforcement on cyber security.   The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) made a presentation to the ISA board of […]

April 2015

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ISA Highlighted Activities for April 2015  ISA Board of Directors meet privately with Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson. Chairman Johnson specifically requests ISA provide him with amendments he will offer to the Information Sharing legislation expected to come before the Senate next month that will. Amendments requested by Senator Johnson will seek to broaden […]

DHS Workshop Marks Key Phase of Obama’s Cyber Information Sharing Push

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 4:55 pm

Inside Cybersecurity Reports: The Department of Homeland Security will convene a workshop in Silicon Valley this week to make headway on implementing President Obama’s executive order on improving the exchange of cyber threat data between government and industry, an effort that faces significant obstacles but has captured the interest of key private-sector stakeholders. The July […]

ISA’s Clinton on List Of 100 Most Influential In Corporate Governance

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 4:51 pm

Dark Reading Reports: The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) is proud to announce that it’s President and CEO, Larry Clinton, has been named to the “Corporate 100” which identifies the nation’s 100 most influential people in the field of corporate governance. Joining Clinton on the list are a wide range of luminaries including the 5 current […]

Evolving Threat Landscape Demands Executives Understand Cyber Risk

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 4:49 pm

Today.US Reports: In the wake of a number of recent high-profile, damaging cyberattacks—including the recent breach of the Office of Personnel Management, which compromised the sensitive information of millions of federal employees—executives and board members are gradually becoming aware of today’s cyber threats and the potentially devastating impact these can have on their organizations. However, […]

Concerns over cyber security reach corporate boardrooms of Michigan manufacturers

Posted on June 21, 2015 at 4:42 pm

MiBiz Reports: Manufacturing executives in West Michigan and nationwide worry that their computer networks could fall victim to security breaches similar to those that have plagued the retail sector in recent months. As industry extends its global reach and has come to rely more on digital data, cyber criminals have likewise become more innovative, adopting […]