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  Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO)

LS-ISAO is a member-driven community that shares actionable threat and systems vulnerability information among firms for their mutual defense. To prevent and respond to incidents, secure IP and protect client data, it also exchanges intelligence with other sharing communities, governments, and security vendors on topics ranging from phishing campaigns and ransomware threats, to BEC attacks and APT activity. Its automated sharing platforms have access to million of Indicators of Compromise that are parsed into tens-of-thousands of industry-specific threat indicators every month.

The community launched in August 2015 as a nonprofit designed and overseen by its members. Today, firms have joined the community from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia, with membership open to firms in New Zealand as well. 

For more information or to apply for membership, please contact: membership@ls-isao.com

 

Benefits of Joining LS-ISAO

  Benefit Bronze Tier <$75M in annu. rev. Silver Tier $75M - $300M Gold Tier $301M - $700M Platinum Tier   >$700M Description
LS-ISAO Community Portal Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark The LS-ISAO portal provides a platform for sharing cyber and physical threat intelligence, in real time. Intelligence that members share and receive includes actionable threat information, vulnerabilities, and advisories from community members, cross-sector partners, affiliated vendors, and government partners.
Access to Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and Related Intelligence Products Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Sources include: trusted government partners, affiliated vendors, LS-ISAO community members, cross-sector partners, other ISACs/ISAOs, and open source analysis and research.
Daily Headlines Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Daily digest of open source news on cyber threats and vulnerabilities, for increased awareness.
Ability to Submit Cyber or Physical Threat Information: Anonymously or with Attribution Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Submissions can be made via phone, email or the portal. Submissions are analyzed and shared as Cyber Incident (CYI), Cyber Threat (CYT), Collective Intelligence (COI) and/or Request for Information (RFI) regarding threats or industry specific information.
LS-ISAO Specific Alerts Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Intelligence products specifically derived through special agreements with Trusted Partners to provide sensitive reporting on alerts relevant to the legal community. Sources include: government partners, international partners, and other intelligence producing organizations.
LS-ISAO Specific Vulnerability Reports and Analysis Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Community vulnerability reports on threats and possible exploits to systems identified as critical by community members.
Cross-Sector Sharing with other affiliated ISACs/ISAOs Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Cyber and physical threat alerts and notifications from cross-industry partners, through established lines of communication that abide by approved procedures and community agreements. The network spans seven industries operating on five continents.
Critical Information Notification System (CINS) Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark The LS-ISAO Critical Information Notifications System contacts members during incidents which could have significant impact on the legal community. Includes notifications via SMS, phone, and email.
Participation in the LS-ISAO Community Listserv Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Participation in the LS-ISAO listserv allows users to share and collaborate, with attribution.
Communications Support Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Intended to support LS-ISAO members in responding to any media inquiries or in support of a community-wide message for public dissemination.
Affiliated Vendor Whitepapers Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Whitepapers focused on specific issues concerning the legal community, exclusively for LS- ISAO members.
Vendor Discount Program Access Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Members are offered a discount on services or products provided by vendors that partner with LS-ISAO or the multi-sector Global Resilience Federation network.
Vendor Provided Training Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Educational training provided by vendors that partner with LS-ISAO or the Global Resilience Federation network.
LS-ISAO Monthly Report Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Members receive a monthly AMBER report which covers current cyber and physical events in an easily consumable format.
LS-ISAO Monthly Member Call Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Members are able to join monthly calls to share and receive intelligence from LS-ISAO analysts, other members, and occasionally trusted partners.
LS-ISAO Community-Only Document Library (Bronze members have restricted access to training documents) Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Within the portal, members can access a repository which includes best practices, security reports, surveys, meeting minutes, community guidelines, agreements, and more.
Access to LS-ISAO Member Directory Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Members can access the LS-ISAO Member Directory to reach out to hundreds of peers for assistance or to exchange threat information and mitigation techniques.
Access to the LS-ISAO "Knowledge Base" Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark The Knowledge Base contains open source threat and intelligence information, vendor security advisories, threat analysis tools, podcasts, social media accounts and much more. The purpose of these pages is to increase education and situational awareness.
LS-ISAO Community-Only Chat Function Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark The portal chat allows private discussion with other community members or groups on best practices, challenges or issues of concern.
Access to LS-ISAO Portal Mobile App Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark The LS-ISAO Portal Mobile App allows users access to the portal from their mobile devices for increased situational awareness.
Cyware Threat Intelligence Exchange (CTIX) Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark CTIX is a centralized threat intelligence sharing platform which helps quickly detect and respond to security threats before they occur. This platform allows organizations to exchange structured cyber threat information including indicators (IoCs) and real-time threat intelligence with a variety of sources in various formats, including STIX and Cybox.
Ability to Survey the Entire LS-ISAO Community Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Ability to submit surveys to other community members on a wide range of topics in order to support your company's security programs.
Ability to Send/Receive Requests For Information (RFIs) within the LS-ISAO Community and Trusted Partners Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark RFIs allow members to leverage help and advice from a broader network, including other industry sectors which may face similar threats to their businesses. RFIs allow access to a wider range of information to support protection and mitigation.
Complimentary Passes to Educational Webinars Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Educational webinars on topics of interest to the LS-ISAO community.
Participation in LS-ISAO Member Committees Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Member Committees and Working Groups are member-driven efforts to improve the community's security posture and enhance capabilities by coordinating responses and proposing new policies and best practices.
Complimentary Passes to Member Meetings/Workshops Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark At workshops, intimate groups of members come together for educational sessions and member discussions that are often classified as TLP RED.
Access to the LS-ISAO Community Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark The Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP), powered by Anomali, is a tool to improve prevention and mitigation of cyber attacks. Access to the LS-ISAO TIP enables effective sharing of raw and processed data in automated ways between different products, people and organizations. It allows chain analysis and data visualization.
Portal Member Protection Check Mark Check Mark Portal Member Protection is an incident response feature in the portal for Gold and Platinum members. This feature allows members to inform the LS-ISAO analyst team of any suspicious cybersecurity activity with the touch of a button in the community portal or mobile app.
Number of complimentary passes to LS-ISAO Annual Gathering 1 2 3 The Annual Gathering brings together large groups of members for educational sessions, networking, and member discussions.