Cyber threats require engagement from the entire American community—from government and law enforcement to the private sector and most importantly, members of the public – to create a safer cyber environment. The following collection of cybersecurity resources is provided as a service.
Sections of Interest: Government Resources, Security Tools & Resources, Online Resources
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Access FEMA Training: How to obtain a FEMA Student ID
Domestic Preparedness Campus DHS/FEMA Certified Online Training Courses
- US-CERT’s mission is to improve the nation's cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing, and proactively manage cyber risks to the nation while protecting the constitutional rights of Americans. US-CERT's vision is to be a trusted global leader in cybersecurity—collaborative, agile, and responsive in a complex environment.
- Areas of Interests covered include: Current Activity, Security Publications, Alerts & Tips, Related Resources, About US-CERT, and the GFIRST Conference
Department of Defense (DoD)
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
Defense Information Systems Agency Free IA Education, Training and Awareness
Information Assurance Technology Analysis Center (IATAC): DoD's institution for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating scientific and technical information (STI) related to all aspects of information assurance (IA), defensive information opertaions (DIO), and defensive information warfare (DIW) technologies.
Cyber Security & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC): Technology areas include:
Software Intensive Systems Engineering
Information Assurance (IA)
Modeling & Simulations (M&S)
Knowledge Management & Information Sharing (KM&IS)
National Security Agency (NSA)
Information Assurance Mitigation Guidance
Defense Security Service (DSS)
Defense Security Service (DSS): STEPP Security Training, Education and Professionalization Portal. If you meet the requirements as a security professional, the site offers some robust online security education courses. Note: There is a certification track that completed courses can assist one's preparation prior to testing for the certification.
Security Tools and Resources
SecTools.org - Top 125 Network Security Tools
OWASP - The Open Web Application Security Project
CCCure.Org - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Training
Help Net Security - Since 1998, Prime Resource for Information Security News
The Ethical Hacker Network - Free Online Magazine for the Security Professional
(IN)SECURE Magazine - Free Digital Magazine,
PenTest Magazine - Monthly Downloadable IT Security Magazine
SecurityTube.net - Great Source for Demo and Training Videos
CISO Handbook - Resource site for CISOs, CSOs, and security professionals
Financial INFOSEC Resources
Bank Info Security - Publisher of Online Educational Material Devoted to Information Security in the Banking and Finance Industry
Credit Union Info Security - Reference Tool for Credit Union Information Security
Government INFOSEC Resources
Gov Info Security - Educational Portal for Risk Management focusing on Local, State, and Federal agaencies
Government Technology Magazine - Leading Publication Providing Technology Solutions for State and Local Governments
govloop - Online Community connecting over 47,000 members in Federal, State, and Local Government
i360Gov - Network of Websites and e-newsletters related to Government Business/Policy and Technology
Healthcare INFOSEC Resources
Healthcare Info Security - Publisher of Online Educational Material for Information Security in the Healthcare Industry
COTSE.net - Your Shield from the Internet
Cobalt Strike - Advanced Threat Tactics for Penetration Testers
Internet CookieDemo - Explanation of a Cookie
ProcessLibrary is a free resource by Uniblue Systems Ltd. that provides information about processes and DLLs running or found on Windows PCs. It features an extensive and regularly updated database with over 195,000 entries and counting.
FireWallGuide - Home PC Firewall Guide
LiUtilities - Free Resource Libraries from UniBlue
Secure Coding Resources
Operations Security Organizations
Open Source Intelligence Resources
Databases of Companies: Kompass
Country-Specific Search Engines
Intelligence Resource Research Sites
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Aircraft / Air Force Training
Dangerous Goods Training
DNA Analyst Training
Homeland Security, Anti-Terrorism, and Terrorism Preparedness Training
Fire Safety Training
National Fire Academy Online- Q Courses
First Responder Training Regarding Explosives
FEMA Awareness Training
National Institute of Health Security Awareness Training
Community Policing and Task Force Training
Conflict Analysis and Negotiation Training
Miscellaneous Resources for a Variety of Subjects
Open Education Database (OEDb) - 200 Free Online Classes to Learn Anything
KHANAcademy - Learn Almost Anything for Free
Online Language Training
Foreign Service Institute Language Courses- 44 Free Languages taught for FREE.
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