Why Join?

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the mining and metals industry faces significant cyber threats. MM-ISAC plays a crucial role in addressing these challenges by providing essential resources and support to enhance the industry’s cyber security posture. Our mission is to improve the cyber resiliency of mining and metals companies, preventing incidents impacting safety, environmental sustainability, or operational productivity.

  • Only organization in mining and metals globally where the cyber security community can come together. 
  • Sharing best practices to help you improve your cyber resiliency. 
  • Making threat intelligence actionable
  • Peer-to-peer networking, collaboration, and learning. 
  • Open to all companies.

Information security sharing communities are a powerful defense against modern cyber threats and attacks. They have evolved into a central point of trust – collecting, analyzing, and disseminating actionable intelligence for their members in near-real time. Threat intelligence sharing enables community members to defend themselves based upon the threats that federal governments and other peer organizations detect and share.


Cyber criminals share knowledge and tools freely. Their attacks not only pose a financial and production risk, but they also put our shared progress in safety and sustainability at risk. Organizations can no longer adequately defend themselves in a hostile threat landscape without participating in a threat sharing community comprised of their peers. Coordinated attacks demand a unified and cooperative defense.

Membership in an ISAC is the best way to build a shared defense against shared threats

Some of the benefits to cyber intelligence threat sharing are:

We aim to:

All employees of member companies are welcome to get involved in MM-ISAC. Here are a few questions to ask yourself
before diving into our community:

From a corporate perspective:

  • What are my company’s needs to help us further our cyber resiliency and maturity?
  • Are there working groups should my company be involved in?
  • Who within the company should be involved?
  • What challenges are we facing that might be industry wide?

From an individual perspective:

  • What do I want to get out of my involvement?
  • How much time do I want to invest in this?
  • Are there topics I want to learn more about?
  • What can I learn from my peers? 

What does membership look like?

As members of the MM-ISAC community you are called upon to be actively involved, sharing your expertise, and participating in our activities to absorb knowledge.

You can achieve this by:

Collaborating to develop best
practices and guidance with in our working groups.

Assist fellow members through
peer support on critical issues to support industry maturity with cybersecurity

Share successes or challenges in
member and working group
meetings to create direction for the MM – ISAC

Share key insights by giving a webinar or talk at our annual general conference on
an industry topic.

Membership Agreement

We are a member based organization as such we have expectations of our member organizations. Membership agreements formalizes contracts between an organization and its members that outline the terms and conditions of membership. These agreements specify the rights and responsibilities of members, the benefits they receive, payment structures, and the rules governing membership conduct. They ensure clarity and mutual understanding, fostering a structured and respectful relationship between the organization and its members.

Contact us to find out more about your company joining the MM-ISAC.