October 2014 Monthly Highlights

November 18, 2014

  • The Cyber Security Council of Germany (CSCG) sent an 11-person delegation to participate in ISA’s annual fall meeting. ISA board and CSCG held a joint meeting with DHS Deputy Under Secretary Phyllis Schneck on how the cyber security issue can be elevated above “Snowden-related” issues. ISA & CSCG met privately to discuss projects such as aligning US and EU policy along the  “Social Contract model” similar to the voluntary US model
  • Ken Daley, President and CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors and Ari Schwartz Senior Cyber Security Director for the White House joined the ISA board for their annual fall Salon dinner to discuss how to better engage senior management and government in cyber security.
  • Treasury Deputy Under Secretary Raskin addressed the ISA Board meeting to discuss the recent sophisticated cyber attacks on  financial services and also the macro-economic aspects of cyber security that the Obama Administration is pursuing consistent with ISA advocacy
  • Two board members, the General Council and the CIO of the US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (USPCLOB) requested and met with the ISA Board to discuss how to better integrate & align privacy & cyber security policy within the government and coordinate industry outreach
  • Two weeks prior to NIST holding a national workshop in Tampa Florida NIST staff director, Adam Sedgewick and his staff met privately with the ISA board to discuss feedback from ISA on the Framework and appropriate next steps
  • ISA President Clinton provided the key note speech for the American National Standards Institute’s World Standards week conference in Washington DC
  • ISA President Clinton spoke at the US State Attorney Generals conference on cyber security in Providence Rhode Island
  • ISA President Clinton key-noted the Financial Services Compliance Summit in Palm Springs CA
  • ISA President Clinton and former WH cyber czar Howard Schmidt were guests at the CSG webinar on cyber strategy