Highlighted ISA Activity for January 2015

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:05 pm

Prior to The Administration releasing three legislative proposals on information sharing, data breach notification, and cybercrime, ISA was privately briefed by the White House National Security Council staff on the President’s upcoming initiatives – including the White House’s plans for an upcoming Executive Order on information sharing scheduled to be released in early to mid-February […]


November 2014

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 10:55 am

ISA Monthly Highlights for November 2014 ISA, as well as ISA’s European affiliate the Internet Security Alliance for Europe (ISAFE) participated in the Network Information Security (NIS) Platform workshop sponsored by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. ISA, through its joint white paper with the Cyber Security Council of Germany and ISAFE’s own white paper […]


October 2014 Monthly Highlights

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 11:36 am

The Cyber Security Council of Germany (CSCG) sent an 11-person delegation to participate in ISA’s annual fall meeting. ISA board and CSCG held a joint meeting with DHS Deputy Under Secretary Phyllis Schneck on how the cyber security issue can be elevated above “Snowden-related” issues. ISA & CSCG met privately to discuss projects such as […]


September 2014 Monthly Highlights

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ISA was asked to publish and article in USA Today about cybersecurity in the Boardroom. The article details the nature of today’s cyber threat and frames cybersecurity as an enterprise-wide risk management issue that corporate boards are becoming incitingly involved in.  The article was published for an entire weekend run in USA Today. ISA was […]


August 2014 Monthly Highlights

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• POLICY— the ISA board of directors met and set two policy directions for the organization. First, regarding legislation. It was agreed that no significant cyber security legislation is likely to pass in this Congress. However, given the currently trending politics and the prospect for a GOP Congress and Democratic President in 2015 it was […]


June 2014 Monthly Highlights

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Internet Security Alliance Highlighted Activities — June 2014 ISA, in conjunction with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and AIG, published the first Handbook for corporate boards of directors focused on cybersecurity. The document is important in that it, for the first time, places cyber security within the context corporate boards focus on such […]


July 2014 Monthly Highlights

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Internet Security Alliance Highlighted Activities — July 2014 The Department of Homeland Security endorsed the ISA Cyber Risk Oversight Handbook developed in conjunction with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and AIG. This is the first, and only, private sector document that the has included in government’s program to promote adoption of the NIST […]


Top 25 ISA Accomplishments of 2013

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Top 25 ISA Accomplishments in 2013 President Obama releases his Executive Order on cyber security, which departs from the regulatory model the Administration had previously advocated and embraces much of ISA’s “Social Contact” by encouraging an industry driven framework and use of market incentives. A new “National Plan” for protecting US critical infrastructure is released […]


May 2014 Monthly Highlights

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Internet Security Alliance Highlighted Activities; May 2014 ISA, along with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and AIG, finalize draft of best practices for corporate directors based on input from ISA Board of Directors. The document will be released in June at the first ever conference focused exclusively on cyber security for corporate boards […]


April 2014 Monthly Highlights

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 3:51 pm

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for April 2014 The ISA Board reviewed and provided comments on the Best Practices for Corporate Boards of Directors it has been asked to prepare for the National Association of Corporate Boards (NACD). ISA in conjunction with NACD & AIG will release the document at NACD’s first conference on cyber security […]