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Government Resources

Professional Resources

  • CIS Center for Internet Security
    A community-driven nonprofit, responsible for the CIS Controls® and CIS Benchmarks, globally recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data. CIS provides cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for various U.S. government entities, and in support of U.S. elections offices.
  • EC-Council - Free Online Cybersecurity Resources
    Free content-rich resources for the information security community in the form of webinars, blogs, online video training, and much more. This repository of free cybersecurity resources is available to help support awareness and growth across a wide range of cybersecurity domains.
  • Information Systems Security Association - ISSA International
    ISSA is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure.
  • National Council of ISACs (
    The NCI is a true cross-sector partnership, providing a forum for sharing cyber and physical threats and mitigation strategies among ISACs and with government and private sector partners during both steady-state conditions and incidents requiring cross-sector response. 
  • SANS Institute - Cyber Security Resources
    Free resources include the Internet Storm Center (the Internet's early warning system), the weekly news digest (NewsBites), the weekly vulnerability digest (@RISK), and more than 1,200 award-winning, original information security research papers.

International Resources

  • Royal Society
    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Report PDF - The U.K. Royal Society report considers the policy frameworks necessary to address cybersecurity challenges, and the emerging research challenges over the next five to ten years.
    Summary PDF


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