April 2021 Highlights

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 3:26 pm

The Director of the National Risk Management Center, Bob Kolasky, asks ISA to participate in invitation only Workshop on Systemic Risk sponsored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at DHS. ISA is featured presenter at the G-20’s Global Cybersecurity Forum and Digital Economic Security Conference (virtual) in Riyadh Saudi Arabia ISA and the […]

March 2021 Highlights

Posted on April 22, 2021 at 3:41 pm

ISA World Economic Forum (Forum) and National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) jointly publish Global Principles for Board Governance of Cyber Risk. The publication completes the first phase of the of the collaboration agreement the three organizations signed in June of 2020.  It identifies consensus principles the three organizations have agreed to jointly promote on a […]

January & February 2021 Highlights

Posted on March 10, 2021 at 4:02 pm

ISA and World Economic Forum (WEF) and National Association of Corporate Directors finalize their Cyber Governance Report which combines WEF’s work with that done by ISA & NACD to define a list of 6 principles Boards of Directors, on a Global basis, should follow in addressing cyber risk. Director of DHS National Risk Management Center(NRMC), Robert Kolasky, […]

ISA Top 25 Highlights for 2020

Posted on January 5, 2021 at 3:50 pm

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 […]

ISA October 2020 Highlights

Posted on November 2, 2020 at 9:56 am

Aspen Institute Invites ISA to join its prestigious Cyber Security Group. The Aspen Cybersecurity Group is a collection of government industry academic and journalists who work together on cybersecurity. The elite group is cochaired by John Carlin and Congressman Will Hurd and includes among its membership Lisa Monaco, Michael Chertoff, Vin Cerf, Michael Daniel and […]

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 […]