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
RFC Period For ISAO Certification Model Open Through January 15
RFC Period For ISAO Certification Model Open Through January 15

The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization (ISAO SO) today announced a Request for Comment period for a new document titled, Solicitation for a Discussion on an ISAO Certification Model. Members of the public have...

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ISAO Standards Organization Proposes Voluntary Certification Program Addressing Future Needs of the ISAO Ecosystem
ISAO Standards Organization Proposes Voluntary Certification Program Addressing Future Needs of the ISAO Ecosystem

The ISAO SO announced at the recent International Information Sharing Conference (IISC) the intent to move forward on a potential certification program. The purpose of the program, as outlined in a presentation by Dr. Gregory White, the...

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Blog Posts
Request for Comment Ends Today: ISAO 200-1 Foundational Services and Capabilities
Request for Comment Ends Today: ISAO 200-1 Foundational Services and Capabilities

In March of this year, the Capabilities and Services Working Group was tasked with authoring ISAO SO 200-1: Foundational Services and...

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To Certify or Not to Certify
To Certify or Not to Certify

On November 1st, the ISAO SO Executive Director, Dr. Gregory White, made the case to consider the utility of self and basic certifications for...

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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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