ISA Highlights May 2018

June 6, 2018

 ISA HIGHLIGHTS MAY 2018

  • ISA meets with Organization of American States (OAS) to discuss production of a handbook for Latin American Boards. OAS submits a proposal to work with ISA on organizing three meetings in Latin America to include, Mexico, Argentina and Columbia. Meetings tentatively scheduled for the week of October 8, 2018.
  • Joint DHS-Industry Policy Leadership Working Group (co-chaired by ISA) submits White Paper on “Collective Security” as requested by DHS Asst. Secretary for Cyber Security Jeanette Manfra. Final draft adapts ISA’s Organizational Mission Statement as the Governments Mission for Collective Defense and embraces multiple ISA policy positions including greater emphasis on incentives, cost benefit analysis, increased emphasis on needs for cyber law enforcement and adapting cyber risk management practices as laid out in the NACD Cyber Risk Handbook which ISA wrote for the NACD.
  • DHS issues National Cyber Security Strategy which embraces many of the same long-standing policy positions as included in the Collective Security White Paper (above)
  • Department of Commerce and DHS jointly release long awaited report on fighting Botnets which embraces many of the same long-standing policy positions as included in the Collective Security White Paper (above)
  • ISA conferring with World Economic Forum (WEF) to discuss production of a handbook for additional European countries to include: Spain and Switzerland. The handbook is similar to that produced for the UK and Germany.
  • The NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1 version is released and includes ISA suggested comments on cost-effectiveness, prioritization and market incentives.
  • ISA continues development of a method for regulatory streamlining of regulations in conjunction with Contexture.
  • ISA President Larry Clinton appointed to University of South Florida Advisory Committee on Cyber Security Graduate Program
  • ISA delivers keynote at Cyber PLUS Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, entitled Evolving Cyber Threats and Liabilities and How Industry Can Respond
  • ISA launches Policy Brief newsletter on legislative and regulatory issues in cybersecurity.
  • ISA delivers keynote at Thomas Edison Statute University in Jersey City, New Jersey, entitled Public Policy and Enterprise Responses to the Evolving Cyber Threat
  • FIS joins the ISA as the 22nd industry sponsor