DHS insurance report could inform development of cyber info-sharing standards

Posted on October 8, 2015 at 5:01 pm

Inside Cybersecurity Reports: A federal report that proposes hacked companies share specific kinds of cyber incident data in a private-sector repository to help expand the nascent insurance market is drawing early praise from industry stakeholders tracking the development of cybersecurity information-sharing standards. The assessment – produced by a Department of Homeland Security advisory panel and […]

DHS nears pivotal decision on standards body for new info-sharing entities

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 4:56 pm

Inside Cybersecurity Reports: President Obama’s push to broaden the sharing of cyber threat data both within the private sector and between government and industry by urging companies and industries to establish new cybersecurity information-sharing hubs will soon reach a pivotal decision point when the Department of Homeland Security awards a key federal grant….SOURCE

DHS Under Secretary Spaulding inserts ISA recommendations on cyber risk into new National Infrastructure Protection Plan

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 3:02 pm

The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) established a strategic direction for coordinating the nation’s critical infrastructure protection and resilience initiatives. The new National Plan built on the previous Plan from 2009, and reflects major changes in risk, policy, and operating environments, reflecting “a significant evolution in critical infrastructure risk policy.” This evolution reflects movement toward […]