May 2015

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

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 […]

Highlighted ISA Activity For the Month of March 2015

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:10 pm

ISA was asked by Deloitte to keynote their Enterprise Cyber Risk conference Mexico City where ISA addressed the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape and ISA’s thought leadership and public policy advocacy in this space including the publication of the Cyber Risk Handbook for Corporate Directors published with NACD and AIG ISA met privately with Admiral David […]

Highlighted ISA Activity For the Month of February 2015

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ISA’s President and several board members participated in President Obama’s Cyber Security Summit which featured his signing an Executive Order on Information Sharing The ISA board of directors followed up the President’s Summit with a conference call exclusively devoted to public policy. The board mapped out a short-term strategy on information sharing and agreed to […]

Highlighted ISA Activity for January 2015

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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 […]