The Cyber Council seeks to fuse knowledge from industry, government, and academic experts in order to provide authoritative and influential insight regarding the national security challenges present in the cyber domain. The Council’s principal goals are to:
- Provide a non-partisan forum for public-private collaboration focused on cybersecurity;
- Work with government agencies, the private sector, and academia to identify issues and develop creative, innovative solutions to cybersecurity challenges;
- Educate and inform INSA members, the U.S. government, private companies, academic institutions, and the American public on the vital roles played by intelligence in the cyber domain; and
- Advocate for public-private partnerships that result in the promotion of effective and efficient cybersecurity.
New Council White Paper Focuses on Cyber Information Sharing
January 25, 2024
Developed by INSA’s Cyber Council, the paper advocates for improved information sharing among private sector firms, stressing the need for timely, relevant, and detailed threat information to mitigate cyberattacks, aid in system recovery, and enhance the resilience of commercial networks.
Industry Contributions to Offensive Cyber Operations
March 28, 2023
Industry Contributions to U.S. Government Offensive Cyber Operations outlines the importance of public/private collaboration in cybersecurity, particularly with respect to how commercial sector expertise can support U.S. government operations.
Designating Space Systems as New U.S. Critical Infrastructure Sector
November 02, 2021
Finds that space systems have become vital to U.S. national and economic security even though space-related assets were not considered as one of 16 critical infrastructure sectors designated by the 2013 Presidential Policy Directive on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (PPD-21).
Recommendations for DoD Cyber Threat Hunting Program on DIB Networks
May 24, 2021
Focuses on Section 1739 of the 2021 NDAA and calls for the DoD to assess the “feasibility and suitability of a defense industrial base cybersecurity threat hunting program” and for the Secretary of Defense to “consult with and solicit recommendations from representative industry stakeholders.”
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