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Issue BriefJun 20, 2017 - 10:00am

Principles for Fair and Accurate Security Ratings

As security ratings continue to mature, more organizations in the public and private sectors leverage them in making business and risk decisions. As a key piece of a robust security evaluation program, security ratings based on accurate and relevant information are useful tools in evaluating cyber risk and facilitating collaborative, risk-based conversations between organizations. Security rating companies use a combination of data points collected or purchased from public and private sources and proprietary algorithms to articulate an organization’s security effectiveness into a quantifiable measure or score. As these ratings rely in part upon the quality and breadth of the data they use, the variety of sources and the dynamic nature of the environment create risks of producing ratings that can potentially be inaccurate, irrelevant or incomplete.

Issue BriefJun 13, 2017 - 11:45am

Trans-Caspian East-West Trade & Transit Corridor Forum

On June 26 – 27, 2017 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will be an Official Partner of the Trans-Caspian East-West Trade & Transit Corridor Forum

Issue BriefMay 03, 2017 - 10:00am

Broadband & Wireless

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Issue BriefApr 05, 2017 - 12:15pm

2017 Cybersecurity Policy Priorities

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has made economic growth its driving focus for 2017. Recent years have seen a surge of business and government investments and innovations in the field of cybersecurity. Policy developments used to be driven almost exclusively by government, but today companies are valuable partners in the quest to protect U.S. networks and information systems.

Issue BriefApr 01, 2017 - 3:15pm

View Union Financial Disclosure Forms

View Union Financial Disclosure (LM-2) Forms Filed With the U.S. Department of Labor

Issue BriefMar 31, 2017 - 11:30am

Worker Centers: Union Corporate Campaigns Reinvented

The Trump administration, Congress, and U.S. Department of Labor can ensure that union front groups known as “worker centers” are subjected to the same laws that regulate union activities and conduct, and provide financial transparency and democratic protections for workers...

Issue BriefMar 22, 2017 - 3:15pm


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Issue BriefMar 07, 2017 - 3:00pm

Revised Executive Order on Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a revised Executive Order that seeks to improve our national security and prevent terrorist or criminal infiltration by foreign nationals into the U.S.  This order effectively revokes the prior order and goes into effect on March 16, 2017.