March 2014 Monthly Highlights

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 3:47 pm

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for March 2014 National Association of Corporate Directors commissions ISA, in conjunction with AIG, to draft a best practices document targeted to U.S. Boards of Directors.  ISA is also asked to present at NACD’s first national conference devoted to the critical issue of getting corporate boards more educated about cyber security […]


January-February 2014 Monthly Highlights

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 1:22 pm

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for January-February 2014 ISA released its annual membership satisfaction survey reporting on ISA effectiveness in achieving association goals.  A “perfect score” is a 5.0. Sponsor companies rated ISA 4.87 on thought leadership, 4.83 on public policy advocacy, 4.54 on promoting security standards and practices. In recognition of its “leadership” in the […]


December 2013 Monthly Highlights

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 5:38 pm

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for December 2013 New National Plan for Security Embraces ISA Concepts.  The new, final, National Plan for Critical Infrastructure Security (formally called the NIPP) required under Presidential Policy Directive 21 (2/13/12) was released on December 20. The National Plan provides the overall context for government industry partnerships for critical infrastructure security. […]


November 2013 Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for November 2013 New National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) Draft Embraces ISA Proposals on Key Elements such as Risk, Economics of Cyber Security and Relationship/Responsibilities of Industry and Government.  DHS Acting Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding personally called ISA to inform us that the final DHS adjudication group had accepted a series […]


October 2013 Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for October 2013 President Obama’s Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Michael Daniel, was the guest of honor at ISA’s annual fall “Salon Dinner.” ISA Board Holds Two-Hour “Working Lunch” with DHS Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding and Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity Dr. Phyllis Schneck – ISA Board held a two-hour “working lunch” with […]


September 2013 Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for September 2013 ISA Board Holds Third Meeting with Drafting Committee on Proposed U.S. Cyber Security Framework – Pursuant to President Obama’s Executive Order on cyber security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been tasked with creating a cyber security framework in conjunction with the private sector.  The […]


August 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

Posted on September 10, 2013 at 12:02 pm

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for August 2013 ISA Summer Board Meeting begins consideration of new three year plan for ISA including discussion of the following new projects: International ISA Cost study on framework implementation and incentives under the EO Best Practices for Boards of Directors Writing a cyber security bill for industry/Congress Model Contracts based […]


July 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for July 2013 ISA President Clinton is invited to White House to meet with President Obama’s top cyber security advisor, Michael Daniel. ISA receives assurance that President’s legislative package will not contain calls for any new regulatory authority over the private sector for cyber security. ISA Board has its second private […]


February 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm

ISA Accomplishments and Activities for February 2013 White House releases Executive Order on Cyber Security. Order includes multiple processes and policies advocated by ISA, including instructions to DHS, Commerce and Treasury to develop a set of incentives for voluntary adoption of pro-security behavior, a requirement that any “actions” taken by regulatory agencies follow ISA endorsed […]


March 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for March 2013 ISA Board of Directors  approves multi-point strategy for responding to President Obama’s Executive Order on cyber security,  including: developing ISA framework based on empirical measures of success and ISA member’s security practices; integrating member companies into new information sharing regimes; coordinating ISA activities with other interested entities, including […]