Frequently Asked Questions
I’ve heard that the NEOCC is an ISAO. What does that mean?
Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAOs) are communities of interest formed to share cyber threat information with each other on a voluntary basis. The NEOCC is an ISAO that serves the Northeastern Ohio region.
How long has NEOCC existed?
It was organized in 2015 and incorporated as a 501(c)(6) in 2018.
What organizations are eligible for membership in NEOCC?
Membership is limited to organizations headquartered or with a strong presence in Northeast Ohio. Vendors, consulting firms and other organizations that provide cybersecurity products and services are not currently eligible for membership. Invitations to join NEOCC are extended by the Board of Directors upon recommendation by the Membership Committee.
Why should my firm join?
The NEOCC leverages its intelligence platform and a trusted peer-to-peer network of members to share information that can help your organization quickly respond to and mitigate cyberthreats. NEOCC members share critical cyber intelligence, indicators of compromise, threat assessments and member insights and best practices. Through meetings, web conferences and communities of interest, we bring together experts and practitioners from private, public and law enforcement sectors to share information in trusted and collaborative environment.