Advocacy - Resources
Essentially Equivalent: A comparison of the legal orders for privacy and data protection in the European Union and United States
January 25, 2016
Report by Sidley Associates on EU-US data and privacy protections equivalency.
Written Testimony of ITI President and CEO Dean Garfield before a U.S. House of Representatives hearing entitled "Wassenaar: Cybersecurity and Export Control"
January 11, 2016
Cybersecurity Principles for Industry and Government
October 27, 2015
ITI CISA Senate Letter
July 23, 2015
ITI writes a letter to senate in support of S. 754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA).
ITI Comments on BIS Proposed Rule on Intrusion Software
July 20, 2015
ITI submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security regarding its proposal to implement stricter export controls on certain “cybersecurity” products
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.