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Strategies and PlansBack to Top

General InformationBack to Top GuidanceBack to Top
  • Policy Documents at the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC), NIST - including
    • OMB Memo: E-authentication Guidance for Federal Agencies
    • Cyber Security R&D Act
    • Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Information Age, Executive Order, October 16, 2001
    • Computer Security Act of 1987, P.L. 100-235
    • OMB Circular No. A-130 - Management of Federal Information Resources
      • Appendix III to OMB Circular No. A-130 - Security of Federal Automated Information Resources "establishes a minimum set of controls to be included in Federal automated information security programs; assigns Federal agency responsibilities for the security of automated information; and links agency automated information security programs and agency management control systems established in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-123"
  • Executive Guide, Information Security Management - Learning From Leading Organizations, US General Accounting Office guide

US-CERTBack to Top
  • United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) "is the central coordination and analysis facility dealing with computer security related issues affecting the civilian agencies and departments of the Federal Government"

  • CERT
  • CERT Coordination Center, Carnegie Mellon University, "a federally funded research and development center" ... "We study Internet security vulnerabilities, handle computer security incidents, publish security alerts, research long-term changes in networked systems, and develop information and training to help you improve security at your site."
    • Denial of Service Attacks, CERT Coordination Center, Carnegie Mellon University, explains DoS attacks and various modes used, as well as prevention and response actions to be taken

CIACBack to Top CyberCrime.govBack to Top
  • WWW.CYBERCRIME.GOV, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the Criminal Division of the US Dept of Justice

NISTBack to Top NSABack to Top
  • NSA's Information Assurance Directorate "provides the Solutions, Products and Services, and conducts Defensive Information Operations, to achieve Information Assurance for information infrastructures critical to U.S. National Security interests."

GSABack to Top

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