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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 Hosts March Online Public Forum With Focus On Working Group Progress
ISAO SO Hosts March Online Public Forum With Focus On Working Group Progress

The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO) hosted its March online public forum on Thursday, March 23rd. This month’s public forum focused on updates from the ISAO SO working groups: ISAO Creation, ISAO...

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ISAO SO Government Relations Group Announces Online Survey
ISAO SO Government Relations Group Announces Online Survey

The Government Relations working group for the Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO) today announced the launch of an online survey to aid in the development of documents to be published later this...

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Blog Posts
Public Feedback Needed: Government Relations Public Survey Opportunity
Public Feedback Needed: Government Relations Public Survey Opportunity

What if there was a way to efficiently connect existing government cybersecurity resources with state, local, tribal and territorial entities that...

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On the Road with the ISAO SO: RSA Day 4
On the Road with the ISAO SO: RSA Day 4

What a week it has been at the RSA 2017 Conference! We’ve met with hundreds of industry leaders, discussed the creation of new potential ISAOs...

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Upcoming Events

Online Meeting — Mar. 10, 2016

During this meeting, we focused on the efforts of the standards working groups and heard from the Standards Organization regarding recent and upcoming events. Learn More

Online Meeting — April 19, 2016

During this public meeting, we focused on the efforts of the standards working groups and provided information about the timelines of major activities on our calendar. Learn More

In-Person Meeting — May 18-19, 2016

The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO) held its third in-person public meeting on May 18th and 19th, 2016 at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, CA. Learn More

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 – Sep 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 — September 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 — October 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. 08, 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 monthly online roundtable is open to New and Emerging ISAOs as well as individuals interested in learning more about starting an ISAO. 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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