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 […]


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 […]

ISA May 2020 Highlights

Posted on June 3, 2020 at 4:15 pm

ISA May 2020 Highlights Acting as co-chair of the IT Sector Coordinating Council Pandemic Recovery Working group, established in partnership with DHS, ISA proposed several revisions adding cyber security provisions to the government’s Cross-Sector Pandemic Recovery Working Group Charter — cyber was not in the original USG draft). These included promoting cybersecurity hygiene to adapt […]

ISA April 2020 Highlights

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ISA April 2020 Highlights DHS Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Head addresses ISA Spring Board virtual meeting, Chris Krebs, DHS’s leading authority on cybersecurity meets for one hour with the ISA board to report on CISA’s projects and inquire from the ISA board how CISA can improve services. Mr. Krebs graciously compliments ISA for its […]

ISA March 2020 Highlights

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ISA March 2020 Highlights The Cyberspace Solarium Commission created by the 2019 Defense Authorization Act embraced the ISA’s Cybersecurity Social Contract by name specifically calling for Congress and the private sector to create a new “Social Contract” as the fundamental approach to partnership needed to create a sustainable model of “collective cyber defense.” Additionally, the […]

ISA 2020 February Highlights

Posted on March 3, 2020 at 12:10 pm

ISA Highlights for February 2020 ISA ADDRESSES G-20 CYBERSECURITY DIALOGUE IN RIYADH SAUDI ARABIA. The G-20 Summit of the world’s top economies is chaired this year by Saudi Arabian and will be held in Riyadh this fall. The G-20 Digital Economics Committee held a one-day Cybersecurity Dialogue on February 3, and ISA was one of […]

ISA Top 25 Highlights for 2019

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 11:40 am

INTERNET SECURITY ALLIANCE TOP 25 HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE YEAR 2019 ISA Board Completes Update of National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Cyber Risk Handbook. ISA is the exclusive partner association for the NACD handbook. This will be the third edition of the handbook, which ISA updates every three years, it contains multiple new sections. It […]

ISA November 2019 Highlights

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ISA NOVEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS National Association of Corporate Directors awards ISA’s President status as member of the NACD board fellowship — designating him to NACD’s highest level of knowledge and impact in the field of corporate governance. Award is based on the long standing work done by the entire ISA with and for the National […]

2019 October Highlights

Posted on November 1, 2019 at 11:44 am

ISA OCTOBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS ISA Board of Directors meets in Washington DC for bi-annual board meeting. Primary purpose of the meeting was to discuss potential new projects for the ISA’s new three year plan (2020-2022). Among the proposals discussed was: —A study on systemic cyber risk to be funded by the US Department of Homeland […]