- InfraGard: Protecting Infrastructure
- National Cyber Awareness System
- National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance
- Law Enforcement Cyber Incident Reporting
- DOJ Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section
- Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Forces
- Stop.Think.Connect Campaign
Mailing Lists and Feeds
US-CERT offers mailing lists and feeds for a variety of products including the National Cyber Awareness System and Current Activity updates. The National Cyber Awareness System was created to ensure that you have access to timely information about security topics and threats.
Subscribe to a Mailing List
To make it easier for you to receive the information, US-CERT offers four mailing lists that you can subscribe to. You may choose one or more of the following types of documents:
- Alerts — timely information about current security issues, vulnerabilities, and exploits
- Analysis Reports — in-depth analysis on new or evolving cyber threats
- Bulletins — weekly summaries of new vulnerabilities. Patch information is provided when available
- Tips — advice about common security issues for the general public
- Current Activity — up-to-date information about high-impact types of security activity affecting the community at large
To learn more or subscribe, visit the subscription system. and complete the process. You will need to confirm your subscription by responding to an email message that will be sent to the address you provide. If you have any questions, read the FAQ.
Feeds for Some of Our Security Documents
You can view US-CERT security documents on our website or use the below RSS feeds. You can also add these feeds to your MSN or Yahoo! homepage if you have one.
National Cyber Awareness System (NCAS) Feeds
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The STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ Campaign is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. We each have to do our part to keep the Internet safe. When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2019 will promote personal accountability and encourage proactive behavior to enhance cybersecurity. Stay up to date on everything NCSAM 2019 here!
Cyber Tips and Resources
Non-profit organizations, government agencies, colleges and universities, and individuals can join the Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign. Join today.
The Stop.Think.Connect. Toolkit provides resources for all segments of the community.
Cyber criminals do not discriminate; they target vulnerable computer systems regardless of whether they are part of a large corporation, a small business, or belong to a home user. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility in which all Americans have a role to play. The STOP. THINK. CONNECT. ™ Toolkit provides resources for all segments of the community.
Toolkit Materials for Different Audiences
- Students K-8, 9-12, and Undergraduate
- Parents and Educators
- Young Professionals
- Older Americans
- Small Business
- Law Enforcement
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Toolkit Materials by Cyber TopicCollections:
Attachment Size Attachment Size Social Media Guide 180.59 KB Internet of Things Tip Card 146.25 KB Cybersecurity While Traveling Tip Card 149.32 KB Chatting with Kids about Being Online Booklet 4.89 MB Parents and Educators Tip Card 154.11 KB Mobile Security Tip Card 156.06 KB Seguridad Cibernética Para Los Niños 281.79 KB Best Practices for Creating a Password 262.54 KB Best Practices for Using Public WiFi 215.71 KB Identity Theft and Internet Scams 359.92 KB Mobile Banking and Payments 227.88 KB Online Gaming 301.16 KB Online Privacy 226.48 KB Reporting a Cybercrime Complaint 187.17 KB Insider Threat 447.96 KB Malware 354.77 KB Five Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety 235.9 KB Five Ways to be Cyber Secure at Work 232.38 KB How to Recognize and Prevent Cybercrime 245.29 KB Five Steps to Protecting Your Digital Home 202.05 KB Your Part in Protecting Critical Infrastructure 446.68 KB Phishing 253.68 KB
Download the Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign materials below to display at your home, office, or community center or to hand out at a cybersecurity awareness event. Please also check out our Videos and Audio PSAs. If there are other promotional materials you would like to see here, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Topics:
The Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign Blog contains the latest cybersecurity news and tips to help you and your family stay safe online.
Learn more about what can affect your online security and how you can protect yourself.
In addition to the audience-specific resources, download the following materials to display at your home, office, or community center or hand out at a cybersecurity awareness event.
The Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign is a national public awareness effort that increases the understanding of cyber threats and empowers the American public to be safer and more secure online.
There are some simple habits you can adopt that, if performed consistently, may dramatically reduce the chances that the information on your computer will be lost or corrupted.
The Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) is a free, online, on-demand cybersecurity training system managed by DHS that is available to federal and SLTT government personnel, veterans, and federal government contractors, and contains more than 800 hours of training on topics such as ethical hacking, surveillance, risk management, and malware analysis. The department’s efforts focus on building a strong cyber workforce that can keep up with evolving technology and increasing cybersecurity risks.
Resource benefits include:
- Diverse courses – The program offers more than 300 demonstrations and 3,000 related materials, including online lectures and hands-on virtual labs.
- Certification offerings – Offerings include Network +, Security +, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Windows Operating System Security, and Certified Ethical Hacker.
- Experienced instructors – All courses are taught by experienced cybersecurity subject matter experts.
For more information, visit niccs.us-cert.gov/training/federal-virtual-training-environment-fedvte. To register for an account and for more information on available courses, visit fedvte.usalearning.gov.
Five products in the National Cyber Awareness System offer a variety of information for users with varied technical expertise. Those with more technical interest can read the Alerts, Analysis Reports, Current Activity, or Bulletins. Users looking for more general-interest pieces can read the Tips.
A subscription to any or all of the National Cyber Awareness System products ensures that you have access to timely information about security topics and threats. To learn more or to subscribe, visit the subscription system. You can also visit our Mailing Lists and Feeds page to learn more about how to subscribe or use our syndicated feeds. If you’re having trouble subscribing, read the FAQ.
Cyber Resilience Review Downloadable Resources
- Self-Assessment Package
Self-assessment form and report generator.
- Method Description & User Guide
Walk-through for how an organization can conduct a CRR self-assessment.
- Question Set with Guidance
Self-assessment question set along with accompanying guidance.
- CRR NIST Framework Crosswalk
Cross-reference chart for how the NIST Cybersecurity Framework aligns to the CRR.
- Information Sheet
Summary of the CRR process.
Cybersecurity Resources for Small Businesses
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The FCC’s Cybersecurity and Small Business page provide links to information about government agencies and private that have educational resources and tools related to cybersecurity. If you would like information about your organization included in the Clearinghouse, please send an e-mail with a brief description and Internet link to your organization’s resource along with your contact information, to email@example.com.
- What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Cybersecurity, Entrepreneur MagazineOpens a New Window.
- 3 Biggest Cybersecurity Threats Facing Small Businesses Right Now, Entrepreneur MagazineOpens a New Window.
- Free training materials, security configuration guides from Internet Security AllianceOpens a New Window.
- Symantec Security Solutions for Small BusinessOpens a New Window.
- McAfee Security Solutions for Small BusinessOpens a New Window.
- Microsoft Cybersecurity Tips and Technology for Small BusinessesOpens a New Window.
- Small Business Solutions from StopBadwareOpens a New Window.
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce Internet Security Essentials for Businesses 2.0Opens a New Window.
- FICO and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Assessment of Cyber Security Risk ReportOpens a New Window.
- FICO Cyber Risk Assessment ScoreOpens a New Window.
- “Small Business Big Threat” from the Michigan Small Business Development CorporationOpens a New Window.
- FCC Cybersecurity Roundtable: Protecting Small Businesses
- SCORE – How to Protect Your Small Business from a Cyber AttackOpens a New Window.
- SCORE – Small Business Cybersecurity Preparedness 101 (Webinar)Opens a New Window.
- SCORE – Internet Security Challenges for Small Business (Webinar)Opens a New Window.
- National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education