EI-ISAC® Membership FAQ

Who can join the EI-ISAC?

Membership is open to all U.S. SLTT election-focused government entities.

What does it cost to join the EI-ISAC?

There is no cost to join the EI-ISAC. It is primarily supported by DHS to serve as the central cybersecurity resource for the nation’s SLTT election-focused government entities.

Can the EI-ISAC help me with a cyber incident?

Yes. The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) is comprised of highly trained staff who can provide malware analysis, reverse engineering, log analysis, forensics analysis and security assessments. Incident response services and cyber threat intelligence are available to all SLTT entities – EI-ISAC membership is not required. If you are an SLTT elections-focused entity and experience a cybersecurity incident or want to report an incident, contact us for assistance: soc@cisecurity.org or 1-866-787-4722.

What are the benefits of EI-ISAC membership?

Membership benefits include direct access to cybersecurity advisories and alerts, vulnerability assessments and incident response for entities experiencing a cyber threat, secure information sharing through the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) portal, tabletop exercises, a weekly malicious domains/IP report, multiple DHS initiatives, CIS SecureSuite® Membership, and more.

Are there any requirements to join?

The only requirement is to accept the Terms and Conditions of membership when completing our online registration form, which sets forth the responsibilities of members to protect information that is shared.

Can other members of my organization join?

Yes. Each organization designates a “Primary Member” who is then responsible for authorizing additional individuals in their organization to become members.

How do I join?

Complete our registration form or contact the CIS EI-ISAC at elections@cisecurity.org.