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 Announces Second Annual International Information Sharing Conference
ISAO Standards Organization Announces Second Annual International Information Sharing Conference

The ISAO SO will host its Second Annual International Information Sharing Conference (IISC) September 11-12, 2018 in Tysons, Va. The two-day event will again welcome cybersecurity information sharing and analysis organizations from around the...

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ISAO SO Provides Certification Trust Model Update
ISAO SO Provides Certification Trust Model Update

In December 2017, the ISAO SO issued a public Request for Comment period regarding certification as a possible means for building trust within the ecosystem. The overwhelming majority recommended against proceeding with certification, something...

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Blog Posts
Meet the Team: Jeremy West
Meet the Team: Jeremy West

Jeremy West is an Advisor for the ISAO SO. In this role, West is a contributing member of the ISAO SO operations staff, while also providing...

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Meet the Team: Marlis Cook
Meet the Team: Marlis Cook

Marlis Cook is the Director of Lifecycle Management for the ISAO SO and a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst at LMI, a partner organization of the ISAO...

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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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