Advocacy - Resources
ITI SIIA Encryption Letter to the President
June 08, 2015
ITI and SIIA submitted a letter to President Barack Obama opposing “any policy actions or measures” by the federal government that would undermine encryption technologies.
ITI comments in response to NTIA RFC on stakeholder engagement on cybersecurity in the digital ecosystem
May 27, 2015
ITI commends the Department’s Internet Policy Task Force for its attention to the nexus of cybersecurity, innovation, and the Internet economy and for requesting comment to identify substantive cybersecurity issues that affect the digital ecosystem and digital economic growth where broad consensus, coordinated action, and the development of best practices could substantially improve security for organizations and consumers.
ITI key vote letter to the House of Representatives supporting H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act; and H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act
April 21, 2015
On behalf of the members of the Information Technology Industry Council, I write to express our support for H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, and H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015.
ITI Position on Cybersecurity Threat Information Sharing
February 01, 2015
Sharing is a tool, not an objective. Sharing relevant, actionable, and real-time cyber threat information with appropriate stakeholders enables them to take expeditious steps to address cyber threats from adversaries. If entities do not know the threats to their networks, it is much harder to protect or defend against them, or to even know if an incident has occurred.
Written testimony of ITI President & CEO Dean Garfield before a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology hearing entitled “The Expanding Cyber Threat”
January 27, 2015
Chairwoman Comstock and members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. I am Dean Garfield, President and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council, and I am pleased to testify before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology on the important topic of cybersecurity. We welcome your interest and engagement on this subject.
Addressing Liability Concerns in Information Sharing
January 01, 2015
In October 2011, the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) provided policymakers a set of recommendations to improve cybersecurity information sharing. As we noted, information sharing is critical to improved cybersecurity. One of our key recommendations is to address liability concerns that currently impede the flow of information.
ITI comments in response to National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) Docket No. NHTSA-2014-0108: “Request for Comment on Automotive Electronic Control Systems Safety and Security”
December 08, 2014
The Information Technology Industry Council appreciates the opportunity to respond to Docket No. NHTSA-2014-0108, “Request for Comment on Automotive Electronic Control Systems Safety and Security.” In our response we are focusing specifically on the cybersecurity related-questions in which we have particular expertise.
ITI comments in response to NIST RFI: “Experience with the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity”
October 14, 2014
The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) appreciates the opportunity to respond to your RFI of August 26, 2014, “Experience with the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.” ITI commends NIST’s work leading the development, in cooperation with the private sector and other stakeholders, of the voluntary Cybersecurity Framework.
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.
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.