Internet Security Alliance developing cyber handbook for European corporate boards

Posted on May 29, 2019 at 11:23 am

The Internet Security Alliance has announced plans to develop a “handbook” on managing cybersecurity risks for European corporate boards of directors, building on similar efforts across the Atlantic. “This week the board of directors of the European Confederation of Directors Associations (ecoDa) agreed to work with the Internet Security Alliance (ISA) on a European adaptation […]

Internet Security Alliance calls on White House to ‘harmonize’ cyber regulations

Posted on May 17, 2019 at 11:25 am

The industry-based Internet Security Alliance is pressing the White House to issue a presidential order to streamline regulatory requirements for cybersecurity, hoping to build on recent Trump administration initiatives. “The White House has been increasing its focus on cybersecurity including by issuing the recent executive order on America’s cybersecurity workforce, which recognized that the nation […]

New cyber security event in Germany discusses pros and cons of emerging technology

Posted on September 21, 2018 at 8:26 am

A new cyber security event is bringing companies such as Microsoft, Siemens and Kaspersky Lab together to discuss the opportunities and drawbacks of new technologies. Command Control kicked off in Munich, Germany, on the 20th of September, with discussions on cyber security as a social phenomenon, and understanding and managing human risk. Messe Munich CEO […]

One year later: Two security industry specialists offer views on the cyber world post-Equifax

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 5:59 pm

Two leading cybersecurity professionals — one whose firm offers cyber products, the other a high-profile industry advocate for cyber strategies grounded in economics — cited extensive security developments in the private sector in the year since the Equifax hack, amid slow, often imperceptible responses from federal policymakers. The Equifax hack, affecting 150 million Americans, was […]

Internet Security Alliance renews call for ‘incentives’ following Def Con meeting

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 10:00 am

Department of Homeland Security official at Def Con last week highlighted the increasing interconnectedness of critical industries and the challenge for government in protecting private enterprises from foreign cyber attacks — issues being cited by the Internet Security Alliance in renewing its longstanding call for “incentivizing” cybersecurity investments. “Digitization has changed everything. It literally is […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, industry groups urge Senate passage of DHS cyber agency bill

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 1:34 pm

A coalition of almost two dozen industry groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is urging the Senate to pass a bill renaming and reorganizing the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber-focused National Protection and Programs Directorate, which has been stalled in the Senate for months. In a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) […]

Industry leaders say ‘serious’ policy talks led way to DHS cyber summit

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 1:02 pm

Department of Homeland Security officials have engaged in extensive policy discussions with the private sector leading up to the July 31 cybersecurity summit in New York City, according to industry leaders, who expect the event to underscore DHS’ commitment to cyber risk-management and collaboration. Internet Security Alliance president Larry Clinton characterized the recent engagement as […]

DHS announces cyber summit as platform for advancing risk-management initiatives

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 6:43 pm

The Department of Homeland Security today formally announced its July 31 cybersecurity summit in New York City, calling it “a launching point for a number of DHS initiatives to advance cybersecurity and critical infrastructure risk management.” “The Department of Homeland Security will host a National Cybersecurity Summit on July 31, 2018 at the Alexander Hamilton […]

Cyber summit could be a much-needed win for Nielsen

Posted on June 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm

The Department of Homeland Security’s planned July 31 cybersecurity summit in New York City offers a chance for the agency to underscore its central role on cyber policy. It could also give Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen a badly needed win in her strongest policy area, amid intense criticism of her role in controversial immigration efforts. Nielsen […]

Questions linger as DHS eyes strategic boost from ‘cyber summit’

Posted on June 18, 2018 at 4:38 pm

The Department of Homeland Security’s planned July 31 cybersecurity summit in New York City offers a chance for DHS to underscore both its central role on federal cyber policy and its bonds with the private sector, but private-sector sources are pressing for more details — quickly — as the event rapidly approaches. Coming just over […]