CIOs Say Cybersecurity Information Sharing Has a Long Way to Go

President Barack Obama, who has characterized cybercrime as a “national emergency’ and authorized sanctions against foreign nationals and governments that participate in significant cyberattacks against U.S.

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WIS3 Sessions Available on You Tube!

Did you miss the 2015 Workshop on Information Sharing and Safeguarding Standards (WIS3) that was held on 26 March 2015? If you did, or even if you were there and want to listen again, the sessions are now on the Standards Coordinating Council's YouTube Channel at

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Greater Voluntary Cybersecurity Threat Info Sharing Would Help Protect and Defend Networks

When we surf the Internet, conduct e-commerce, or send emails and texts, we often don’t think about the tremendous work or resources going on behind the scenes to protect the networks and information we routinely use to connect and accomplish our daily tasks. Those networks are constantly besieged by increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals, and voluntary cybersecurity threat information sharing is a tool currently used to protect sensitive data, networks, and control systems.  

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Written Testimony of NPPD - Examining the President’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal

Written testimony of NPPD Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding and NPPD Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity & Communications Phyllis Schneck for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “Examining the President’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal”

Chairman McCaul, Ranking Member Thompson, and distinguished Members of the Committee, we are pleased to appear today to discuss the President’s cybersecurity legislative proposal on information sharing.

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Executive Order - Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Policy. In order to address cyber threats to public health and safety, national security, and economic security of the United States, private companies, nonprofit organizations, executive departments and agencies (agencies), and other entities must be able to share information related to cybersecurity risks and incidents and collaborate to respond in as close to real time as possible.

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