Posted on September 6, 2023 at 9:59 am

Absent a few notable exceptions, traditional regulation has not worked to improve our cybersecurity.  There are multiple reasons why it generally doesn’t improve security and is often actually counterproductive which we (ISA) describe in our recent book Fixing American Cybersecurity: Creating a Strategic Public Private Partnership (Georgetown University Press 2023) so, we won’t detail them […]


Posted on July 24, 2023 at 9:48 am

In science and public policy, a principal goal is to develop an elegant solution. Elegance is generally defined as the simplest statement that most completely solves the problem. The quintessential example of scientific elegance is Einstein’s explanation of the theory of relativity E=mc2. Beautiful. The Biden Administration has just released its proposal to address the […]

Top Ten Reasons Why Cybersecurity Is Like Coronavirus

Posted on March 16, 2020 at 9:17 am

By Larry Clinton I’m not saying cybersecurity and the coronavirus are exactly the same. The defining characteristic of the cyber threat is that we have conscious and deliberate actor’s carefully crafting attacks. The coronavirus has no conscience, no plan. At the same time, notwithstanding differences, these domains are both attacks on our cultures, and when […]

ISA To Propose Detailed Cyber Security Recommendations

Posted on July 18, 2016 at 6:39 pm

Internet Security Alliance Hosts Cyber Security Symposium

Posted on July 14, 2016 at 6:35 pm

Directors Group Recognizes ISA Leadership In Cyber Security

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 6:34 pm

The Next Administration Needs To Pick Up The Pace

Posted on May 27, 2016 at 12:40 pm

By: Larry Clinton, CEO/President THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION NEEDS TO PICK UP THE PACE – A LOT – ON CYBERSECURITY The Pentagon’s 2015 annual report says that most DoD systems are subject to low to mid-level cyberattacks and our defense systems are basically subject to compromise whenever an adversary chooses to do so. If the world’s […]

Government Needs To Get Its Own Act Together With Respect To Cybersecurity

Posted on May 20, 2016 at 5:00 am

By: Larry Clinton, CEO/President Last week, I commented that given we have spent much of the last decade developing a consensus on an overall approach to cybersecurity as articulated in both the House GOP Task Force on Cybersecurity and President Obama’s Executive Order 13636, the one thing we don’t need from the newly appointed President’s […]

ISA Receives National Award For Cyber Security Leaders

Posted on March 3, 2016 at 3:07 pm

PRESS RELEASE March 3, 2016  –    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Washington, DC                              ISA RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR CYBER SECURITY LEADERSHIP SAN FRANCISCO,  CA – March 1, 2016 –  The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) received the prestigious “Editor’s Choice Award for Outstanding Leadership in Cyber Security” from the SC Magazine at their annual awards dinner held in […]

Leading Figures in Cybersecurity and Privacy Advocate for an End to the War Between Privacy and Security

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 5:59 pm

PR Newswire Reports: The ‘Digital Equilibrium Project’ works to bring differing views together in pursuit of a digital constitution to support a safer world for individuals, organizations and nations.  Cybersecurity, government and privacy experts are banding together as part of The ‘Digital Equilibrium Project’ to foster a new, productive dialogue on balancing security and privacy […]