- United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) - .
"US-CERT is the operational arm of the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) at the Department of
Homeland Security (DHS)."
- Security Publications - Both technical and non-technical security
publications intended to help you secure your system against external threats.
- Control Systems Security Program (CSSP) - "The goal of the
DHS National Cyber Security Division's CSSP is to reduce industrial control system risks within and across all
critical infrastructure and key resource sectors by coordinating efforts among federal, state, local, and tribal governments,
as well as industrial control systems owners, operators and vendors. The CSSP coordinates activities to reduce the likelihood
of success and severity of impact of a cyber attack against critical infrastructure control systems through risk-mitigation
- NIST - The United National Institute of Standards and Technology.
"NIST, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, was founded in 1901 as the nation's first federal physical science
- Industrial Control System Security (ICS) - "As part of
the continuing effort to provide effective security standards and guidance to federal agencies and their contractors
in support of the Federal Information Security Management Act and as part of the effort to protect the nation's
critical infrastructure, NIST continues to work with public and private sector entities on sector-specific
- DISA - The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
(DISA) offers Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) and a security scanner called the Gold Disk to
help secure computer systems against internal and external threats.
- Dark Reading - "Dark Reading is a comprehensive news
and information portal that focuses on IT security, helping information security professionals
manage the balance between data protection and user access."
Last updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2011