Internet Security Allinace sponsors are currently reviewing and sharing comments on cyber security legislation being drafted by the House Homeland Security Committee as well as the House Judiciary Committee and the Senate process being managed by Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Our sponsors also receive insider updates describing the political process affecting pending cyber security legislation.
While this advanced service is available only to ISA sponsors, everyone can track the public activities ongoing in the Congress through CipherLaw Group’s “Cybersecurity Legislation Tracker.”
This is a valuable resource that provides notice and summaries of significant Cybersecurity developments on Capitol Hill, including postings with respect to hearings, proposed bills, and task force activities.
Recent updates include:
- Dim Prospects for Cybersecurity Law in 2011: Evaluating the State of Infosec Legislation in Congress," Melissa E. Hathaway, govinfosecurity.com, Sept. 28
- "House Democrats Insist On Homeland Security Jurisdiction Over Cybersecurity Proposals," Mickey McCarter, HStoday.us, Sept. 28
- "Senate Committee Approves Data Breach Bills Despite Heavy Opposition," Fahmida Y. Rashid, eWeek.com, Sept. 27
- "Political and Industry Wrangling Likely Will Delay Cybersecurity Reforms," Aliya Sternstein, Nextgov.com, Sept. 26
The Cybersecurity Legislation Tracker can be found here:
The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) is a unique multi-sector trade association which provides thought leadership and strong public policy advocacy as well as business and technical services to its membership.
The ISA represents enterprises from the aviation, banking, communications, defense, education, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, security, and technology industries.
ISA’s mission is to integrate advanced technology with the realistic business needs of its members and enlightened public policy to create a sustained system of cyber security. www.isalliance.org
- Download the ISA's latest White Paper: Financial Management of Cyber Risk