NACD Asks ISA For Best Practices Guide

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 4:49 pm

<h3>NACD asks ISA to create best practices guide for corporate board of directors</h3> The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) asked ISA to put together a guide of best practices for corporate directors. With input from the ISA Board of Directors, and in close collaboration with AIG, ISA was tasked to identify best practices in […]

ISA Criteria For Assessing The Cybersecurity Exec Order

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Click Here for Full Document   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – ASSESSING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON CYBER SECURITY Upon realizing that comprehensive cyber security legislation to address the nation’s growing cyber security problem was unlikely to pass the Congress, President Obama issued an Executive Order on the subject in February 2013. The Order marked a watershed moment […]

Media Asks ISA To Comment On WH Cyber Order

Posted on October 11, 2013 at 12:41 pm

ISA on CNBC On February 13, 2013, following the release of the Obama Administration’s Executive Order, CNBC’s “Power Lunch” asked ISA President Larry Clinton to appear on the show to discuss how the Executive Order will impact the private sector and solicit ISA’s view on its implications.  To watch the segment, please proceed to ISA […]

“Cyber Czar” Praises ISA on Health Care Program

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 3:00 pm

In an unusual move, the White House’s cyber security lead, the so called “Cyber Czar,” Howard Schmidt joined the ISA, ANSI, and the Santa Fe Group at the National Press Club  for the launch of the ISA’s most recent publication in its Financial Risk Management Program: “The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information – […]

ISA Testimony Leads To Bipartisan Cyber Incentives Effort

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ISA’s long-standing efforts to create an economically viable and sustainable approach to cybersecurity reached a milestone following an unusually collaborative and non-partisan hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on February 8, 2012. After the hearing, Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) formed a bipartisan Task […]

ISA Leads Effort W/DHS To “Reboot” Ind-Govt Partership

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Since the crafting of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), the ISA has taken a lead role in seeking a viable partnership between government and industry to address the unique problems in defending integrated cyber systems against increasingly sophisticated attacks. ISA outlined a re-drafted model in its Cyber Security “Social Contract” (2008) and “Social Contract […]

ISA Briefs FDIC On ISA’s Financial Cyber Risk Program

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Starting in 2006, the ISA began its program on the Financial Management of Cyber Risk, which resulted in the first of its publications on this subject: “The Financial Impact of Cyber Risk – 50 Questions Every CFO Should Ask.” ISA’s and follow-up publication, “The Financial Management of Cyber Risk – An Implementation Framework for CFOs,” […]

ISA and Michael Chertoff Keynote World Nuclear Security Event

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The World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS) contacted the ISA in late 2011 for assistance in developing an incentive-based model for nuclear facility security that is global in scale. In conjunction with this request, ISA President Clinton, along with DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, was asked to keynote the WINS international nuclear security conference in Vienna, […]

ISA Briefs Congress On Information Sharing

Posted on at 1:55 pm

Information sharing is one of the most important tools in implementing a sustainable system of cybersecurity. However, the traditional information sharing models have been proven generally to be of limited effectiveness in that many organizations cannot devote the resources to participate in an Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) and because many of the traditionally […]

ISA Briefs NATO Cyber Centre For Excellence

Posted on at 1:52 pm

While many of ISA’s member companies are U.S.-based, virtually all of them are multi-national and operate internationally. Because of this and the nature of the problem, itself, ISA has always taken an international approach to cybersecurity (2 of the past 5 ISA Board Chairs have hailed from European headquartered organizations). Shortly after ISA reiterated and […]