Advocacy - Resources
Input to NIST on the agency's privacy engeneering iniciative
October 10, 2014
We write to express our concerns, however, that the current NIST Privacy Engineering initiative will "either explicitly or implicitly" endorse potential public policy goals rather than integrate agreed-upon policies into a framework or standard.
ITI/ITAPS comments in response to NIST Special Publication 800-161 Second Draft: "Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations"
July 18, 2014
On behalf of the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS)1 and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI),2 we are responding to the request for comments on the second draft of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-161, Supply Chain Risk Management Practices (SCRM) for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.
House TPA Tech Key Vote
June 11, 2014
In a letter addressed to Congressional leaders, ITI signaled its support for H.R. 1314, the Trade Act of 2015.
ITI/ITAPS comments in response to Draft NIST Interagency Report 7977: “NIST Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process”
April 22, 2014
The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) and IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) appreciate the opportunity to comment on Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7977, NIST Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process.
ITI/ITAPS response to the request for comments from the GSA-DOD Joint Working Group on Improving Cybersecurity and Resilience Through Acquisition "recommendation on a federal acquisition cyber risk management strategy"
April 08, 2014
On behalf of the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), we are responding to the request for comments from the Joint Working Group on Improving Cybersecurity and Resilience Through Acquisition regarding the federal government instituting a federal acquisition cyber risk management strategy.
Comments to the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy in connection with the administration's big data review
March 27, 2014
Following months of revelations relating to the nation’s surveillance programs, on January 17, 2014, President Obama delivered remarks outlining his plans for surveillance reform. Both prior to January 17, and since the President’s remarks, ITI provided written comments to the administration, the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies "Review Group", and the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).
ITI response to the Department of Homeland Security request for information on cybersecurity solutions for small/medium-sized businesses
March 26, 2014
The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Department of Homeland Security’s Request for Information (RFI) on Cyber Security Solutions for Small/Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs).
ITI recommendations to Department of Homeland Security regarding cybersecurity Voluntary Program
February 11, 2014
The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) strongly supports the Administration’s February 2013 Executive Order (EO) 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” as an effective and exemplary approach to cybersecurity policy.
Dean Garfield testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee regarding FISA reform
February 04, 2014
The ongoing revelations about data collection by the National Security Agency (NSA) are having a significant economic impact on our sector, aside from the substantial societal implications that have been so much in the news. I discuss below the economic impact, as well as the potential long-term implications on the global economy for innovation and Internet governance, and offer our thoughts on solutions.
ITI response to Department of Defense request for Information on Software Assurance
January 17, 2014
ITI supports ASD(R&E)’s focus on software assurance (SwA). Software security—and IT product security generally—is critical to ITI companies because we must be responsive and transparent to a global customer base, which includes the defense enterprise.