ISA Adds Professionals to Team

(Ping! Zine) – The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) is proud to announce the hiring of Joshua Magri and Stephanie Schaffer.  Both Magri and Schaffer will be appointed as Associate Vice Presidents. 

ISA President Larry Clinton said ISA’s membership growth had created the opportunity to expand staff and that he is thrilled to be better able to better serve the ISA membership.  “Joshua and Stephanie bring extensive project management skills and will help members become more fully involved in public-private partnership opportunities and cyber security thought leadership.”

A graduate of Boston College Law School, Joshua Magri clerked for the Honorable Fernande Duffly of the Massachusetts Appeals Court before joining the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office in the Bronx, New York as an Assistant District Attorney.  At the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, Magri prosecuted both misdemeanor and felony cases in the Appeals and Rackets Bureaus.  Afterwards, Magri worked for a consulting firm that specialized in personal protective equipment sourcing.  At ISA, Josh will be assisting with ISA’s legislative agenda and coordinating the VoIP and Supply Chain Project efforts. Josh can be reached at [email protected] or 703/778-0083.

Stephanie Schaffer is a public affairs professional with more than a dozen years of experience in government and the private sector. She has represented a variety of companies from the telecommunications, financial services, energy, health care and manufacturing sectors as a lobbyist and in regulatory proceedings, and holds an MBA from William Woods University.  In addition to assisting with ISA’s Hill efforts Stephanie will focus on DHS-oriented programs and committees, including IT-SCC, Comm. SCC, Cross Sector Cyber Security Working Group and USCERT/CMU.  She will also continue work on the Financial Management of Cyber Risk project in conjunction with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  Stephanie can be reached at [email protected] or 703/907-7799.

“Public policy leadership is critical in this era where we learn of new cyber threats every day,” said Clinton.  “Joshua and Stephanie have the policy expertise and outreach skills necessary for developing consensus and being proactive with member involvement on emerging issues.”

About ISA: The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) is a unique, multi-sector trade association that provides thought leadership and strong public policy advocacy as well as business and technical services to its membership.  The ISA represents enterprises from the aviation, banking, communications, defense, education, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, security, and technology industries.  ISA’s mission is to integrate advanced technology with the realistic business needs of its members and enlightened public policy to create a sustained system of cyber security.