ISA Praises Advancements in new NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 2:53 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The following statement may be attributed to Larry Clinton, President and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance:   “The 1.1 version of the NIST Framework may prove to be more impactful that the original version released in 2013.   “While the initial NIST CSF was a landmark effort, especially in terms of […]

Wharton School Asks ISA to Create Executive Education Program on Cybersecurity

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 7:03 am

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) has accepted a request from the Stonier Graduate School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvanian to create and teach a cybersecurity course for their executive education program.   The course will be based on the Cyber-Risk Oversight Handbook that ISA created for the National […]

ISA and German Government to Collaborate on Cyber Handbook for German Boards of Directors

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 10:33 am

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) and the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the German government entity charged with cyber policy, will collaborate on developing a German version of the Cyber-Risk Oversight Handbook for Corporate Directors, based on the model ISA developed with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) in 2014 […]

ISA’s Clinton Suggests Cybersecurity Awareness Month is Out-Dated

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In a speech at the National Press Club tomorrow, Internet Security Alliance (ISA) President Larry Clinton will suggest that we have achieved the goals of cybersecurity awareness month and now need to focus on a broader understanding of the problem. Clinton will suggest that the over-emphasis on simple awareness has led to […]

German & US Associations Join Forces to Strengthen International Cybersecurity

Posted on October 20, 2017 at 12:05 pm

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Germany’s largest networking platform in the field of cyber-security, the Cyber-Security Council of Germany (CSCG), and one of the most influential U.S. groups, the Internet Security Alliance (ISA), are joining forces to create new initiatives focused on strengthening international cybersecurity.   The initiatives will be kicked off with a joint event at […]

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 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 […]


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 […]