Cyber Security Resource Links

Cyber Security Resource Links

Tests and Checks

Be Safe on the Internet - Checklist

Random Password Generator

Test Your Browser for Scumware

Test a Suspicious File
uploaded files are run through a set of virus scanners

Test Your Popup Stopper

Security sage offers advice about cyber security resource links.Advice and Info

Bryan Krebs, Cybercrime Researcher (In-depth security news and investigation)

Schneier on Security – Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist

Dark Reading – Commentary and news (ads may cause delay in page loading)

Naked Security – Naked Security is an award-winning threat news room, giving you news, opinion, advice and research on computer security issues and the latest internet threats.

Uncommon Sense Security – Jack Daniel is Information Security Curmudgeon, Security BSides Co-Founder, Increasingly Reluctant CISSP, MS MVP for Enterprise Security, Strategist at Tenable Network Security, and Co-host at Security Weekly podcast.

Security Watch – Brian Honan is an information security expert.

Guide for Guarding Personal Information in the Workplace
(suggested by Paul Bryant)

Protecting Your Laptop: A User's Guide to Viruses and Other Malicious Programs

ISACA's Security Tips, Papers, Pointers

Independent Security Vulnerability Database

Teens Guide to Cyber Security
(link suggested by Peyton Clarkson)

Near Field Communications Security
(link suggested by Ashley from Ms. Elizabeth Massingill's class)

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft
(link suggested by the kids from Megan Daley's summer program)

10 Minute Mail – Reduce spam by using a disposable email address. Clicking the link below gives you a temporary email address. Any emails sent to that address will show up automatically on the web page. You can read them, click on links, and even reply to them. The email address expirea after 10 minutes.

A Collection of Computer Security and Safety Tips

Spam and Phishing Resources

Spam Blocking Tips

Spam Primer

Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) Phishing Attack Trends Reports

US CERT: How to report phishing attacks

Careers In Cyber Security

Cyber Security Career Resources – Information about certification options in the field of information security and cyber defense, State guides on cybersecurity initiatives, master’s program options and employment opportunities, a list of schools qualified for the Centers of Academic Excellence designations through the NSA and DHS, and education alternatives through bootcamps and open online courses.

Resources to Prepare for CISSP Exam
(link suggested by Albert Joseph)

Malware Resources

Malware Prevention and Removal

Stubborn Spyware Removal

Lifewire Review of Spyware Removal Tools

Best Buy, in partnership with Webroot SecureAnywhere, offers a free virus and spyware scan for Windows or Mac OS.
Discover if your computer is infected and learn how to protect against future attacks.

NIST Guidance on Security Awareness and Training

NIST Special Publication 800-50, Building An Information Technology Security Awareness and Training Program, (Final Version) provides guidance for building an effective information technology (IT) security program and supports requirements specified in the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130, Appendix III.

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) released Special Publication 800-181, the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework in August 2017. The framework gives organizations a common lexicon that describes cybersecurity work by Category, Specialty Area, and Work Role.