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Fixing American Cybersecurity

Creating a Strategic Public-Private Partnership

Advocates a cybersecurity "social contract" between government and business in seven key economic sectors.

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the United States are extensive, affecting everything from its national security and its democratic elections to its critical infrastructure and its economy. In the past decade, the number of cyberattacks against American targets have increased exponentially, and their impact has been more costly than ever before. A successful cyberdefense can only be mounted with the cooperation of government and the private sector, and only when individual corporate leaders integrate cybersecurity strategy throughout their organizations.

A collaborative effort of the Board of Directors of the Internet Security Alliance, Fixing American Cybersecurity is divided into two parts. Part One analyzes why the US approach to cybersecurity has been inadequate and ineffective for decades and shows how it must be transformed to counter the heightened systemic risks that the nation faces today. Part Two explains in detail the cybersecurity strategies that should be pursued by each major sector of the American economy: health, defense, financial services, utilities and energy, retail, and telecommunications.

This book is aimed at industry leaders, C-suite executives, and boards of directors who understand that competitiveness depends on successful cybersecurity programs. Policymakers and legislators will benefit from understanding how business leaders think about cybersecurity. Students in global MBA programs as well as graduate programs in international affairs and foreign policy — all of which now include cyberpolicy in their curricula — will be better prepared for strategic leadership roles.

About the Authors

Larry Clinton is President and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance (ISA). The ISA is a multi-sector trade association that focuses on thought leadership, policy advocacy and developing best practices for cyber security. The National Association of Corporate Directors has twice named Clinton as one of the 100 most influential people in the field of corporate governance. Clinton is the author of numerous publications in the cybersecurity space.

Reviews

"In this thoughtful work, an interdisciplinary team led by Larry Clinton provides their expertise across a broad range of critical infrastructure sectors to propose a new course for public and private sector partnership to better secure our critical infrastructure from cyber incidents." — Brigadier General (ret) Gregory Touhill, Director CERT Software Engineering Institute Carnegie Mellon University former Chief Information Security Officer for the US Government, Former Asst. Secretary Cybersecurity at DHS

"A must read for policy makers, operators, thought leaders and business leaders. Incremental change within the cybersecurity ecosystem has been mostly ineffective. The authors clearly articulate both the need for a new strategic approach as well as a roadmap..." — Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mike Brown, President Spinniker Security LLC Former Dept. Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications DHS

"Over the last decade, corporate boards have increasingly understood [cybersecurity] as a strategic issue blending technology & economics into the organizational mission…. Fixing Cybersecurity translates many of the lessons learned for use in government." — Erin Essenmacher, former President of the National Association of Corporate Directors

"Anyone interested in creating effective cybersecurity policy should pay attention to this book. Fixing Cybersecurity provides a wide range of policy proposals for improving our cybersecurity [and] convincingly argues for alternatives that go beyond the purely technical." — Michael Daniel, President CEO Cyber threat Alliance Former Special Assistant to President Obama and Cybersecurity Coordinator for the National Security Council

"If your goal is to gain real insights from well-known experts such as Larry Clinton into some of America's most serious looming cybersecurity challenges, then this new book is a must read." — Dr. Edward Amoroso, Member NSA Advisory Board, Chief Executive Officer, TAG Cyber

Research Professor, NYU

"A must read for policy makers, operators, thought leaders and business leaders. Incremental change within the cybersecurity ecosystem has been mostly ineffective. The authors clearly articulate both the need for a new strategic approach and a roadmap." — Rear Adm. (Ret.) Mike Brown, President of Spinnaker Security LLC, and former deputy assistant secretary of cybersecurity and communications, US Department of Homeland Security, 2008—10

"Anyone interested in creating effective cybersecurity policy should pay attention to this book.Fixing American Cybersecurity provides a wide range of policy proposals for improving our cybersecurity and convincingly argues for alternatives that go beyond the purely technical." — Michael Daniel, President and CEO, Cyber Threat Alliance, and former cybersecurity coordinator, Executive Office of the President

"In this thoughtful work, an interdisciplinary team led by Larry Clinton provides expertise across a broad range of critical infrastructure sectors to propose a new course for public and private sector partnership to better secure our critical infrastructure from cyber incidents." — Brigadier General (Ret.) Gregory Touhill, irector of the CERT Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, former chief information security officer for the US government, and former deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, 2014—16

"Over the last decade, corporate boards have increasingly understood cybersecurity as a strategic issue blending technology and economics into the organizational mission. Fixing American Cybersecurity translates many of the lessons learned for use in government." — Erin Essenmacher, Former president and CSO, the National Association of Corporate Directors

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