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ISAO Standards Organization

The ISAO Standards Organization is a non-governmental organization established October 1, 2015, and led by the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) with support from LMI and R-CISC. Our mission is to improve the Nation’s cybersecurity posture by identifying standards and guidelines for robust and effective information sharing and analysis related to cybersecurity risks, incidents, and best practices.

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News Updates
ISAO SO, Dr. Greg White selected as Finalist for 2017 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award (GISLA)
ISAO SO, Dr. Greg White selected as Finalist for 2017 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award (GISLA)

The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO), led by Dr. Greg White, has been selected as a finalist for the Most Valuable Industry Partner (MVIP) – Team Category. The 2017 GISLA winners will be announced...

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ISAO SO Hosts April Online Public Forum With Guest Speaker Thomas Millar, US-CERT
ISAO SO Hosts April Online Public Forum With Guest Speaker Thomas Millar, US-CERT

The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO) hosted its April online public forum on Thursday, April 27. The guest speaker was Thomas Millar, United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team’s (US-CERT)...

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Blog Posts
Calling all Early Birds: 10 days left!
Calling all Early Birds: 10 days left!

Do you want to take advantage of Early Bird discount pricing for registration to the inaugural International Information Sharing Conference taking...

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ISAO SO Launches New Support Services Hub
ISAO SO Launches New Support Services Hub

Over the past eighteen months, the needs of the information sharing community have evolved. The community continues to grow as new organizations...

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Upcoming Events

Online Meeting — June 23, 2016

During this month’s online meeting we reviewed the progress of the standards working groups’ development of voluntary standards and guidelines for ISAOs. Learn More

Online Meeting — July 21, 2016

During this month’s online meeting we reviewed the progress of the standards working groups’ development of voluntary standards and guidelines for ISAOs. Learn More

In-Person Meeting — Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, 2016

The ISAO Standards Organization hosted its fourth, in-person public meeting on Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1 at LMI Headquarters in Tysons, VA. Learn More

Online Meeting — Sept. 22, 2016

During this month’s online meeting we discussed the upcoming publication of the initial set of voluntary standards and guidelines, ISAO 100-1 and ISAO 600-1. Learn More

New ISAOs Roundtable — Sept. 29, 2016

The ISAO SO hosted an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable. The call featured guest speaker Norma Krayem, Holland & Knight’s Senior Policy Advisor. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Oct. 20, 2016

During this month’s online public forum, we had a guest speaker, Mr. W. Preston Werntz, discussing the theme of “Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime” and how it affects the information sharing community. Learn More

ISAOs Roundtable — Oct. 25, 2016

The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO) hosted an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable call on Tuesday, October 25. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Nov. 18, 2016

This month’s guest speaker was David Turetsky, co-leader of Akin Gump’s cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice. He discussed the concerns your General Counsel might have about cyber information sharing. Learn More

ISAOs Roundtable — Dec. 8, 2016

The ISAO SO hosted an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable call on Thursday, December 8 at 2pm CT. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Dec. 15, 2016

This month’s guest speaker was Brian Engle, Executive Director of Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). Learn More

ISAOs Roundtable — Jan. 24, 2017

The ISAO SO hosted an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable call on Tuesday, January 24 at 1pm CT. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Jan. 26, 2017

The ISAO SO hosted its first online forum on the new year on the 26th of January. Learn More

ISAO SO at RSA Conference — Feb. 13-16, 2017

The ISAO SO attended the RSA Conference USA 2017 in San Francisco on February 13-16. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Feb. 23, 2017

We discussed what's ahead in document development and scheduled publication dates and gave attendees the chance to engage with leadership. Learn More

ISAOs Roundtable — Mar. 8, 2017

The ISAO SO hosted an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable call on March 8. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Mar. 23, 2017

The ISAO SO hosted the March Online Public Forum on March 23, 2017. Learn More

ISAOs Roundtable — Apr. 26, 2017

The ISAO SO hosted an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable call on April 26, 2017 with guest speaker Doug DePeppe. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Apr. 27, 2017

The ISAO SO hosted an online public forum with guest speaker Tom Millar, US-CERT Chief of Communications, on April 27. Learn More

ISAOs Roundtable — May 23, 2017

The ISAO SO will be hosting an online New and Emerging ISAOs Roundtable discussion on May 23 with guest speakers Carlos Kizzee and Christina Fowler. Learn More

Online Public Forum — Jul. 27, 2017

Please join us for the ISAO SO online public forum. Participants will hear the latest news about the International Information Sharing Conference, including confirmed keynote speakers, panelists, and breakout sessions. Learn More

IISC 2017 Conference – Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 2017

The International Information Sharing Conference is a two-day event hosted by the ISAO SO with support from the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Learn More
Who We Are

UTSA has a national reputation for innovation in cybersecurity programs, exercises, competitions, and training, especially with sectors, states, and communities.

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LMI is a mission-oriented consulting firm with more than 50 years of public service, including developing open standards, engaging communities, and building trust among competitors.

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R-CISC operates the Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center, and effectively promotes cybersecurity and data privacy for the $500 billion retail/services industry.

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