CyberSecurity Resources

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

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Topics: Cyber Security, Economic Security, Homeland Security Enterprise

Awareness Campaigns: Citizen Corps, Stop.Think.Connect

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Access FEMA Training: How to obtain a FEMA Student ID

Domestic Preparedness Campus DHS/FEMA Certified Online Training Courses

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)

    • 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)

DOD Level 1 Antiterrorism Training

DoD Joint Forces Electronic Library

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.

U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM)

U.S. Strategic Command

Stratcom Videos

DoD Cyber Domain - Security and Operations

DoD Social Media Education and Training

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Nation Institute of Justice/Office of Justice Programs - Training Courses

Digital Evidence and Forensics

Digital Evidence Resource List: Legal, Technical, and Training

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)

National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework

Security Tools and Resources - 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 - Great Source for Demo and Training Videos

CISO Handbook - Resource site for CISOs, CSOs, and security professionals

INFOSEC Resources

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

Cyber Tools - 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

Offensive Security

METASPLOIT Unleashed - Mastering the Framework

Google Hacking-Database

BackTrack Linux - Penetration Testing Distribution

The Exploit Database - An Ultimate Archive of Exploits and Vulnerable Software

Secure Coding Resources - A site created to train individuals in Low Level Programming by MITRE

Towson University - Secure Injections


Pace University - Secure Web Development Teaching Modules

Syracuse University - SEED: Developing Instructional Laboratories for Computer SEcurity EDucation

Operations Security (OPSEC) Organizations

Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS)

Operations Security Professionals Association (OSPA)

Operations Security Professionals Society (OPS)

Open Source Intelligence Resources

NATO Open Source Intelligence Reader

Yahoo! Directory Search

All about Search Engines

Meta-Search Engines: Clusty       Kartoo          Ixquick

Searching Upstream Engine

70,000 Specialized Search Engines

35,000 Public Record Databases (U.S. Oriented)

Research Companies

Databases of Companies: Kompass

Database of Trade Shows

Country-Specific Search Engines

Search Engines for Each Country

News Resources for Each Country

Phone Books from Around the World


Your Dictionary - The Dictionary You Can Understand 

Google Language Tools  


Source Evaluation

IANA - Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

TraceRoute - Links to many TraceRoute Servers

CentralOps - Advanced Online Internet Utilities

Intelligence Resource Research Sites

Public Intelligence

Library Resources

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Online Resources

Communications Training

Kentucky ARES Emergency Communications Training

Aircraft / Air Force Training

Air Power Course

Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Interactive Aviation Safety Courses

Railroad Training

CSX Transportation Public Safety and Environment

Operation Lifesaver's Railroad Safety Course

Dangerous Goods Training

Dangerous Goods International Training Center

DNA Analyst Training

President's DNA Initiative DNA Analyst Training

NIJ-Hosted Online DNA Analyst Training Courses

 Homeland Security, Anti-Terrorism, and Terrorism Preparedness Training

National Center for Biomedical Research and Training - Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education at LSU

National Terrorism Preparedness Institute (St. Petersburg College)

Terrorism, Preparedness, and Public Health: An Introduction

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington (MRSC) - Homeland Security

Fire Safety Training

The ABC's of Portable Fire Extinguishers

Certified Fire Investigator Online Courses

Illinois Fire Service Institute

National Fire Academy Online- Q Courses

USFA Junior Fire Marshall Course

First Responder Training Regarding Explosives

New Mexico Tech: Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center

FEMA Awareness Training

FEMA Disaster Action Kid Course

Safety Training

SafeResponse - Training for Responders

Online Safety/OSHA Related Courses

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center

National Institute of Health Security Awareness Training

National Institute of Health Information Security Awareness Online Training Course

University of Minnesota Center for Public Health Preparedness Courses

Community Policing and Task Force Training

Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT)

Florida Regional Community Policing Institute (FL RCPI)

Conflict Analysis and Negotiation Training

United States Institute of Peace

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- 47 Free Languages taught for FREE.

    • Welcome to - the home for language courses developed by the Foreign Service Institute.
    • These courses were developed by the United States government and are in the public domain.
    • This site is dedicated to making these language courses freely available in an electronic format. This site is not affiliated in any way with any government entity; it is an independent, non-profit effort to foster the learning of worldwide languages. Courses here are made available through the private efforts of individuals who are donating their time and resources to provide quality materials for language learning.

BBC Online Language Courses

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