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Subject: Re: [cti] Cybersecurity Act of 2015

A well-articulated OASIS press release would help.
One can expect many mainstream business organizations
to do something similar this coming week.

Ignorance comes with the turf.  During my years at
the FCC, well before social media, letters by the
thousands were received about alleged government
monitoring from radio devices planted in people's heads.
The K-street non-profits who have tight bindings with
press contacts have whipped up the paranoia and
proliferated misinformation for funding and raison d'être.
They will move on.

Our energies are best devoted to engaging in
technical communities worldwide to apply the CTI
tools to major infrastructures and new developments
such as mobile, health, IoT, NFV, and provide the
mappings to significant IA platforms such as the
Critical Security Controls.  Exciting times.


On 2015-12-19 10:53 PM, Jordan, Bret wrote:
I just spent some time start flame wars on Facebook over this... How fun...  It is amazing how grossly inaccurate and ill educated people are on this topic.  The internet is a breading ground for false knowledge and sensationalism.  Everyone in this group needs to make some posts to social media talking about what this will do.  We need to help overcome the title wave of false knowledge. 



Bret Jordan CISSP
Director of Security Architecture and Standards | Office of the CTO
Blue Coat Systems
PGP Fingerprint: 63B4 FC53 680A 6B7D 1447  F2C0 74F8 ACAE 7415 0050
"Without cryptography vihv vivc ce xhrnrw, however, the only thing that can not be unscrambled is an egg." 

On Dec 18, 2015, at 16:44, Mark Clancy <mclancy@soltra.com> wrote:

Well this site www.stopcyberthreats.com which was setup by the Financial service roundtable as a counter balance to the privacy lobby.

It has some solid counterpoints to those concerns

Sent from my Windows Phone

From: Jason Keirstead
Sent: ‎12/‎18/‎2015 3:43 PM
To: tony@yaanatech.com
Cc: Rich Struse; cti@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: Re: [cti] Cybersecurity Act of 2015

Hi everyone - I just feel like I need to make a comment about this...

This act has received a lot of bad press and has been twisted around and reported on very inaccurately by a number of news outlets

This is just my two cents but I feel quite strongly that we all have a duty as a community in the CTI space to try to communicate, wherever appropriate and possible, the real risks that motivate the liability protections in this act and how threat information sharing actually works in practice. The way many of these news articles are written makes this act sound like a horrible blow to individual privacy, when it is nothing of the sort.

Just food for thought;

Jason Keirstead
Product Architect, Security Intelligence, IBM Security Systems
www.ibm.com/security | www.securityintelligence.com

Without data, all you are is just another person with an opinion - Unknown

<graycol.gif>Tony Rutkowski ---12/18/2015 04:19:53 PM---Hi Rich, Congratulations to you and your colleagues

From: Tony Rutkowski <tony@yaanatech.com>
To: Rich Struse <richard.struse@dhs.gov>, cti@lists.oasis-open.org
Date: 12/18/2015 04:19 PM
Subject: [cti] Cybersecurity Act of 2015
Sent by: <cti@lists.oasis-open.org>

Hi Rich,

Congratulations to you and your colleagues
at DHS, MITRE, DOD, and all who helped create
the ecosystem that allowed these provisions
to become law.

Because the provisions are so difficult to
parse in their native format, I've extracted
them and provided a more readable version.
I'm working on a fully hyperlinked version.

This Act definitely makes TC CTI a major
centerpiece for what is now the organic
law of the U.S.


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