Larry Clinton, President/CEO
Internet Security Alliance
Larry Clinton Testimony House 1-8-2016v1

(Testifying before US Congress:
What Government Can Learn From the Private Sector on Cyber Security)

President and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance, a multi-sector international trade association focused on cyber security. In 2015 the National Association of Corporate Directors named him to its “Corporate 100” list of the most influential people in the field of corporate governance. He serves on the Cyber Security Advisory Panel of the Center for Audit Quality and is the past Chair, and current Executive Committee member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council. In 2016 SC Magazine award ISA with its Editor’s Choice Award for leadership and Excellence in cyber security. He


  • wrote ISA’s “Cyber Security Social Contract” which is the first, and most often cited, reference in President Obama’s major policy paper on cyber security, and was also endorsed by the House GOP Task Force Report on Cyber Security. In 2013 the President issued an Executive Order on Cyber Security that reversed his previous, pro-regulatory policy, and instead adopted the principles of ISA’s market incentive based social contract model
  • briefed industry and governments around the world including briefings for the NATO Center of Cyber Excellence in Estonia, The Organization of American States in Argentina and a two week State sponsored tour of India
  • been featured as a cyber expert in virtually all the major media outlets including CBS News, Fox News, MSNBC, NYT, WSJ, PBS News Hour, Morning Edition and CNN Situation Room and MTV
  • wrote the Handbook for cyber security published in 2014 by the National Association of Corporate Directors. DHS subsequently endorsed that document and is now providing it free of charge on their web site
  • published numerous articles and best practices on cyber security
  • testified on many occasions in both the House and Senate

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