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Virginia: Governor announces first state-led effort on cyber information sharing

Virginia's Governor, Terry McAuliffe, announced, on 20 April 2015, the establishment of the nation's first state-level Information Sharing and Analysis Organisation (ISAO). ISAOs are intended to complement existing structures and systems that are used to share critical cybersecurity threat information across levels of government and industry sectors.

On 13 February 2015, President Obama issued Executive Order 13691 - Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing, directing the federal Department of Homeland Security to encourage the creation of ISAOs across the United States.

You can read the press release here.