The following Cyber Security Guides have been developed for public and private organizations in furthering their education and awareness in cyber security. The Guides have been written in a non-technical manner. Recommended distribution of these guides is to all executives, managers, information technical managers, as well as to individual(s) responsible for cyber security in your organization.
The Internet Security Alliance is a multi-sector trade association representing an array of organizations concerned with information security from the aviation, banking, communications, defense, education, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, security and technology sectors.
Federal Trade Commission Safeguarding sensitive data in your files and on your computers is just plain good business. After all, if that information falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud or identity theft.
The U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit (US-CCU) is an independent, non-profit research institute. It provides assessments of the strategic and economic consequences of possible cyber-attacks and cyber-assisted physical attacks. It also investigates the likelihood of such attacks and examines the cost-effectiveness of possible counter-measures.
U.S. Small Business Administration
Photocopiers, fax machines and printers may contain a hard drive or flash memory that stores digital images of the documents that are copied, transmitted or printed by the device. Businesses, public safety agencies and health care providers (organizations) use these devices regularly to process documents which often contain sensitive and confidential information.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Computer Security Division has a Computer Security Resource Center that provides resources for developing standards within a business or agency.
To better enable you to implement effective security measures, Symantec provides detailed reports of trends, impact and preventive measures that you can deploy to protect and manage your information.
National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets. Following a few simple, cost-effective online safety practices can protect you from incurring expensive and dangerous electronic security incidents, and give your customers the peace of mind they deserve.
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is charged with providing response support and defense against cyber-attacks for the Federal Civil Executive Branch and information sharing and collaboration with state and local government, industry and international partners.