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We seek to cooperate with other industry groups and consortia, to adopt and integrate existing open systems security solutions into practical information security solutions.

Over many years now, we have developed working relationships with the following consortia at various levels:

  • ABA (American Bar Association)
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute
  • BITS (Banking Industry Technology Secretariat)
  • CEN/ISSS - European Committee for Standardization / Information Society
    Standardization System
  • CERT/CC (CERT Coordination Center at Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute) - see ISA
  • CIS (Center for Internet Security)
  • CobiT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technology) - see the ISACA Web site
  • EEMA (European Electronic Messaging Association
  • ESI (European Software Institute)
  • ETIS (Electronic and Telecommunications Information Services)
  • ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute
  • FIX (Financial Information Exchange)
  • IAAC (Information Assurance Advisory Council)
  • ICC (Internet Chamber of Commerce)
  • ICX (International Commerce Exchange)
  • ICTSB (ICT Standards Board)
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force)
  • IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors)
  • ISA (Internet Security Alliance)
  • ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association (
  • ISC2 (International Information System Security Certification Consortium)
  • ISF (Information Security Forum)
  • ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 - JTC1 is the first (and only) Joint Technical Committee of ISO and IEC, and deals with Information Technology. SC27 is the subcommittee of JTC1 which deals with Security techniques
  • ISO TC68, which is responsible for Banking standards
  • ISSA ( Information Systems Security Association)
  • ITU-T - Telecommunication Standardization Sector of International
    Telecommunication Union (formerly CCITT: Comité Consultatif Internationale de Téléphones et Télégraphes)
  • ITIC (Information Technology Industry Council)
  • KRA (Key Recovery Alliance)
  • NAC (Network Applications Consortium) - closed December 2007; its active members transferred into The Open Group's Security Forum.
  • NACHA (North America Clearing House Association), BITS (Banking Industry Technology Secretariat)
  • NCSC (US National Computer Security Center )
  • NIST (US Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and
  • NIUF (North American ISDN Users' Forum)
  • NSA (US National Security Agency)
  • OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards)
  • OECD (Organization for Economic and Commercial Development)
  • OMG (Object Management Group)
  • PKI Forum
  • SIMC (Software Industries Middleware Council)
  • UN/CEFACT (United Nations Centre for Facilitation of Practices and
    Procedures for Administration, Commerce and Transport)
  • W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)



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