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 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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ISAO Standards Organization Hosts Inaugural International Information Sharing Conference
ISAO Standards Organization Hosts Inaugural International Information Sharing Conference

The ISAO SO hosted nearly 200 participants from across the globe last week in Washington, D.C. for the inaugural International Information Sharing Conference. The two-day event, held with participation from DHS and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...

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Blog Posts
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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Call for Participants: Become a Working Group Member
Call for Participants: Become a Working Group Member

Have you ever considered writing cybersecurity related articles, but never seem to find the time? The Information Sharing and Analysis...

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Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events scheduled for the ISAO SO. Check back soon to find out about future events.

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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