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Defense Industrial Base ISAC

May 16, 2017
The objective of the DIB ISAC is to facilitate collaboration among the chapter's members to defend corporate key resources and critical infrastructure against security threats and to collectively encourage their use of national DIB ISAC resources. The DIB ISAC primary functions are to gather and ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

Communications ISAC

May 16, 2017
The Communications ISAC is the operational arm of the communications sector. Also known as the DHS National Coordinating Center, the ISAC’s goal is to avert or mitigate impacts upon telecommunications infrastructure so that communication networks remain operational. As a clearinghouse for ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

Aviation ISAC

May 16, 2017
The Aviation ISAC provides an aviation-focused information sharing and analysis function to help protect global aviation businesses, operations and services. Our vision is a safe, secure, efficient, and resilient global air transportation system. The A-ISAC analyzes and shares timely, relevant ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

Automotive ISAC

May 16, 2017
The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) is a non-profit information sharing organization that provides a trusted environment and platform for automotive manufacturers and suppliers to collaborate on cybersecurity. Founded by a global group of automakers in 2015, the ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

National Council of ISAC's (NCI)

May 16, 2017
Sector-based Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (ISACs) collaborate and coordinate with each other via the National Council of ISACs (NCI). Formed in 2003, the NCI today comprises 24 organizations designated by their sectors as their information sharing and operational arms.   The ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

The Big 9 Strategic Shareholder Values

April 29, 2017
You may have heard us mention the "Big 9" Strategic Shareholder Values which we use to measure GRC and Work Excellence program. Here's the list: | | 1. Return of Equity (ROE) 2. Return on Investment (ROI) 3. Return on Assets (ROA) 4. Earnings Before Interest, Taxes and Depreciation ...more

Yet Another Definition of GRC; What's in this GRC bag of tricks?

April 26, 2017
When we put out the word to our Members that we were interested in getting their inputs on how they defined, and perceived, a GRC program initiative... we weren't prepared by the overwhelming response of comments and thoughts. This has been a resounding success in terms of upping our ...more

Hard Fork

April 05, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the "Hard Fork" term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: DEFINITION of 'Hard Fork' As it relates to blockchain technology, a hard fork (or sometimes hardfork) is a radical change to the protocol that makes ...more
Category: Hard Fork

Bitcoin Blocks vs Regular Blocks

April 05, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the " Block " term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows under the blockchain and bitcoin definitions: ​ What is a 'Blockchain' A blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. It ...more
Category: Block

Proof of Work

April 05, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the " Proof of Work " term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: ​ DEFINITION of 'Proof of Work' Proof of work describes a system that requires a not-insignificant but feasible amount of effort in order to deter frivolous or ...more
Category: Proof of Work