ISA APPLAUDS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S NEW CYBERSECURITY EXECUTIVE ORDER

Posted on May 11, 2017 at 4:06 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) supports President Trump’s new executive order on cybersecurity. The President’s order places responsibility for cybersecurity on agency heads, who are now directed to use a risk management model for cybersecurity programs. ISA supports this critical paradigm shift and is a long-standing proponent of using risk assessments to […]


Internet Security Alliance (ISA), Fair Institute File Joint Comments on National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) Framework

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 8:00 am

WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance and the FAIR Institute called on the National Institute of Standards and Practices (NIST) to convene a process similar to that which resulted in the creation of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), but this time focusing on implementation of the CSF. According to the joint filing, a useful […]


CYBER REGULATION FACT SHEET SHOWS GOVERNMENT MANDATES ARE COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 3:38 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance today released a “Cyber Regulation Fact Sheet,” demonstrating multiple examples of how the tremendous growth in cybersecurity rules and regulations is diverting scarce security resources and actually undermining our nation’s cyber defenses. “One of the unintended consequences for organizations, like ISA who has been raising awareness of the […]


ISA SEES BILL ON NIST FRAMEWORK AS STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 3:47 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance said today that the legislation the House Science Committee is scheduled to consider this week is a step in the right direction, and that it hopes to work with the Committee to refine it as it moves forward through the legislative process. The bill calls on NIST to […]


ISA PRAISES EFFORT TO REFORM CYBER SECURITY AUDITING PRACTICES

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 4:23 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – “The reality is that in most companies they are more afraid of the cyber auditor than they are the cyber attacker,” said Internet Security Alliance (ISA) President, Larry Clinton. “That is why the efforts of the AICPA to make the cyber auditing system more effective and efficient are so important. ISA is […]


ISA SAYS CYBER COMMISSION SHOWS STRENGTHENED CONSENSUS ON CYBER POLICY DIRECTION

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 4:27 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) welcomes the report of President Obama’s Cyber Commission by noting that virtually every element of the 12-step program ISA outlines in its recently published book, “The Cybersecurity Social Contract”, was embraced within the Commission’s report. ISA made a presentation to the Commission at its open meeting on […]


ISA HONORED FOR WORK WITH CORPORATE DIRECTORS ON CYBERSECURITY

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 4:32 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has selected the Internet Security Alliance (ISA), and its president Larry Clinton, for inclusion in its list of the most influential individuals and organizations in the field of corporate governance.  The award will be made at NACD’s annual Gala at Gotham Hall in New York […]


ISA SUPPORTS CHAIRMAN MICHAEL MCCAUL’S EFFORTS TO REORGANIZE DHS

Posted on September 27, 2016 at 4:39 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance announced today its support of Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul’s (R-TX) efforts to revise congressional committee responsibilities so that federal policy making can be efficient and responsive to the needs of the digital age. “Congress is structured on an industrial-age model with its sector-specific committees and subcommittees. The […]


White House And Industry To Focus On Corporate Responsibility For Cyber Security

Posted on August 29, 2016 at 6:45 pm


Obama’s Two Cyber Leaders Will Speak Back-To-Back At ISA Conference

Posted on August 22, 2016 at 6:44 pm