Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center
Center for Internet Security
Asif Ismail is the Program Manager for the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), a division of the not-for-profit Center for Internet Security. The MS-ISAC is designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments.
Mr. Ismail is responsible for carrying out the programs and activities of the MS-ISAC, including: coordination of monthly membership webcasts attended by several hundred participants; coordinating training opportunities for members; and managing all aspects of the National Webcast Initiative, a popular bi-monthly cyber security webcast series open to the public, and attended by thousands of individuals and organizations.
In addition, Mr. Ismail co-chairs the Education and Awareness workgroup, where he guides the development of effective security awareness programs, activities and resources for the nation’s SLTT governments. These include daily and monthly cyber tips, brochures, posters, webinar content and videos, along with policies, procedures, and other IT security best practices documents.
Mr. Ismail works collaboratively with many stakeholders in the public and private sectors, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications; the National Cyber Security Alliance; and the Stop.Think.Connect campaign.
Tuesday, September 17, 3:00-3:55pm - How the Federal Government Can Expand Free Training Resources (panel)