EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD

Oversight of the IDSA will be provided by an executive board, which consists of representatives from member companies. The following companies will staff the initial Executive Board:  CyberArk, Netskope, Optiv (founding member), Ping Identity (founding member), SailPoint, SecureAuth, ThreatMetrix and VMware.  The term of the executive board will be through calendar year 2019.  At the end of 2 years, the IDSA community will be able to nominate and vote on new executive board members. The executive board is responsible for the overall charter, use case development process and oversight of thought leadership and marketing activities to promote the work of the alliance.

CUSTOMER ADVISORY BOARD

The customer advisory board has been established to provide the user community perspective and guidance on the vision, mission and work of the IDSA.  The term will be through calendar year 2019.  At the end of 2 years, member companies will be asked to nominate candidates and a new board will be approved by the executive board. The customer advisory board provides input into the vision of how identity fits into the broader cyber security marketplace and delivers guidance on use cases and reference architectures that address the evolving security requirements of organizations.

CHARTER

Membership in the IDSA is targeted to organizations who want to (i) contribute to the vision of an identity-centric approach to security, including use cases, reference architectures, and/or technology, and (ii) become a contributor to the common goal of advocating an identity-centric approach and the benefits across the industry. The work of the IDSA will be for the benefit of the cyber security community.  The resources produced by the IDSA will be publicly available. Organizations will be able to access the work of the IDSA, as well as contribute through submissions and commenting of use cases as they are developed.

Terms and Requirements:

Membership:  Membership is open to all organizations (vendor, solutions providers) in the cyber security industry and end customers who want to provide real world feedback to the work of the alliance.  Member companies agree to cooperate in good faith to work together to identify and define use cases, develop technology demos and to promote and market the alliance.

Software:  Technology vendors will provide software or SaaS tenants for use in the IDSA lab. The IDSA Architect will be responsible for the oversight of the lab, but vendors and their technical leads will be responsible for the integrated demos under the guidelines provided by the IDSA.  The ultimate goal is for a centralized lab and demo environment that can be utilized by all members.  Intellectual property that is contributed to the lab, will be used only for demo purposes and furthering the mission of the alliance. Any use beyond the lab, requires the written consent of the contributing member company.

Technical Support:  Each member will designate a technical contact that will be responsible for contribution to the development of use cases, reference architectures, technical documentation (whitepapers, use case documents, architecture diagrams) and technology demonstrations. The technical contact will be asked to participate in regular conference calls and periodic face to face meetings.

Marketing and Press Release Support:  Each member will designate a marketing contact that will be responsible for member contribution to all awareness activities for the IDSA, including but not limited to, press releases, development of and contribution to marketing materials, presence on member websites, use of IDSA logo in materials and website and participation in events (roadshows, webinars, field events).  In addition, each member agrees to participate in joint marketing at conferences designated by the executive board. The marketing contact will be asked to participate in regular conference calls and periodic face-to-face meetings. Members agree to abide by the messaging guidelines provided by the IDSA.

Go to Market:  The IDSA is not responsible for the go to market or monetization of solutions coming out of the work of the IDSA.  Any go to market or monetization terms will be agreed to between the individual member companies.  

Confidentiality:  Member companies will not share documentation, software or disclose confidential (future capabilities, products, etc) information obtained during IDSA meetings. While it is not required, member companies are encouraged to establish NDAs with other member companies, if necessary.