ISA to Lead Joint DHS – IT Sector Cybersecurity Policy Initiative

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 10:44 am

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Internet Security Alliance (ISA) President Larry Clinton has been named to lead a joint cybersecurity policy effort between DHS and the IT Sector Coordinating Council. The announcement was made at DHS during the annual joint meeting of the Government Coordinating Council with the IT Sector Coordinating Council Friday, September 29, 2017. A […]


Is it Time to Sunset Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 11:28 am

Sunsetting Cyber Awareness Month.blog.1017October 2, 2017 By Larry Clinton Raise your hand if you know anyone who is unaware that we have a cybersecurity problem. In a field where we are often desperate for any sign of success, I think we can spike the football on the issue of cybersecurity awareness. Understanding the cybersecurity problem? […]


Enabling better Cybersecurity Information Sharing with Small and Medium-sized Partners

Posted on September 1, 2017 at 12:11 pm

By Jeff Brown “Information sharing” is one of the most powerful tools organizations can use against cyber threats that can erupt without warning and cause disruption worldwide. Once an organization—any organization, whether public or private sector—spots the tell-tale patterns of a new attack, alerting other organizations of these warning signs can help halt the spread […]


Cybersecurity and the Resilient Mindset

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 10:37 am

By Cindy Fornelli If you spend some time around the issue of cybersecurity, it won’t be long before you encounter the notion of resilience. “Cyber resilience is a public good,” observed a 2017 white paper from the World Economic Forum. A 2013 Presidential Policy Directive declared that “it is the policy of the United States […]


ISA AND CYBER-SECURITY COUNCIL OF GERMANY TO WORK TOGETHER

Posted on July 10, 2017 at 10:30 am

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) announced today that they and the Cyber-Security Council of Germany will kick-off a series of collaborative activities designed to strengthen international cybersecurity with a joint event at the National Press Club on October 25, 2017. “It is critical that the two largest western democratic countries work together […]


View from the C-Suite

Posted on July 6, 2017 at 11:25 am

ONE RUNS MARATHONS. Another writes young adult sci-fi. Still another embraces efforts to end homelessness, and a fourth splices in college teaching while managing an eight-country digital asset portfolio. All arrived at the C-suite by divergent paths. Yet in frank conversations about the future of the job and trends for the information security field, some […]


Eye on Atlanta: Larry Clinton, President, Internet Security Alliance: A Roadmap for Improving Cyber Preparedness

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 11:54 am

As company leaders have become better educated about the evolving nature of cyber threats, preparedness for addressing cyber risks has continued to improve. According to PwC’s The Global State of Information Security Survey 2017, 50% of organizations now share with and receive more actionable information from industry peers. Meanwhile, as corporate boards have become more […]


Petya Provides Context for Briefing Council on Foreign Relations

Posted on June 29, 2017 at 10:00 am

It appears the dust was just settling from the global impact of the WannaCry ransomware attack when a new culprit Petya (or not Petya) struck. Among the disturbing characteristics of these attacks is their vast international impact. Desperate for a silver lining, this happens to be a great backdrop for my previously scheduled briefing digital […]


ISA TO BRIEF COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS ON CYBERSECURITY

Posted on June 28, 2017 at 4:49 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Internet Security Alliance President Larry Clinton will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Council on Foreign Relations Roundtable on Digital Policy at noon, June 29th.  Mr. Clinton will speak on “US Government Efforts to Improve Cyber Security” “The latest massive cyber-attacks only highlight the need for industry and government […]


Maintaining Cybersecurity During Mergers & Acquisitions

Posted on June 27, 2017 at 10:56 am

Mergers and acquisitions are risky times. Headlines treat the combination of companies as job done after the announcement, but insiders know combining operations is no easy task. These days, add cyber risk to the list of prime considerations companies should weigh before, during, and after any M&A decision. Companies involved in transactions are often prime […]