April 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 3:58 pm

ISA Monthly Accomplishments and Activities House Passes ISA Supported Legislation on Information Sharing – The so-called “CISPA” legislation, which provides liability incentives for the private sector to share information with the government and other companies, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives.  ISA endorsed this legislation because it was the first to embrace the […]

January 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for January 2013 ISA, in cooperation with Financial Services ISAC hosts the final of 3 workshops on management of cyber risk. The first two, in DC and Silicon Valley, covered DIB & IT. ISA President Larry Clinton officiates, as Chairman, at annual meeting of the IT Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC) […]

December 2012 ISA Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for December 2012 ISA Board meets with newly appointed Senate Homeland Security Ranking member Senator Tom Colburn (R-OK). Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Congressman “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D-MD) receive ISA’s “McCurdy Award” for policy innovation in cyber security at ISA’s annual winter Board Salon dinner. ISA Board meets with Senator Roy Blunt […]

2013 Annual Highlights

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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 on NIST Framework Supply Chain management […]

May 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for May 2013 House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice-Chair Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) meets with ISA Board to review her recent cyber security legislation and announces bi-partisan task force on supply chain cyber issues. ISA, acting as Chair of IT Sector Coordinating Council, coordinates multi-association responses to GSA/DoD inquiry on cyber security […]

June 2013 ISA Monthly Highlights

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ISA Accomplishments and Activities for June 2013 As directed by President Obama’s Executive Order on cyber security, the National Institute of Standards (NIST) published its draft outline of a framework of cyber security standards and practices for the private sector.  The very first source cited in the draft report was the Internet Security Alliance’s “Financial […]

COMMERCE SECRETARY: ISA Mobile Security Work Top Achievement

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm

A year after President Obama issued his “Cyberspace Policy Review,”  he called a high-level meeting of public and private sector representatives,  DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, and National Cyber Security Coordinator (“Cyber Czar”) Howard Schmidt at the White House to discuss progress and achievements in cyber security. With President Obama and ISA […]