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This page provides a sampling of activities, programs and other resources aligned with the mission and objectives of NICE. If you would like to see an item featured here, contact us.

The National Cyber Security Division outlines the Department of Homeland Security's strategic national cybersecurity objectives.

Visit the NIST Computer Security Division Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) for computer security resources and information.

Go to the CSRC Awareness, Training, and Education (ATE) site for information on computer security training and education

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) offers safety tips, incident reports, and the latest cyber alerts. They’re responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber threat warning information, and coordinating incident response activities

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is a collaborative effort among experts in the security, non-profit, academic, and government fields to teach consumers, small businesses, and members of the education community about Internet security by providing free tips, checklists, and best practices for remaining safe while online.

The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) comprises members of all 50 states, local governments, and U.S. territories and districts, and provides downloadable awareness materials including newsletters, posters, bookmarks, and briefings.

The Federal Trade Commission's OnGuard Online Web site provides practical tips and downloadable print and Web materials about how to avoid Internet fraud and how to protect personal information.

Cyber threats are constantly changing. Both technical and non-technical computer users can stay prepared for these threats by receiving current information by signing up for the National Cyber Awareness System.

The NIST Federal Agency Security Practices (FASP) web site provides security best practices implemented across the federal government.

NIST, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) entered into a co-sponsorship agreement for the purpose of conducting a series of training meetings on computer security for small businesses. The purpose of this partnership is to share useful information that small business personnel can apply directly or use to task contractor personnel. Click here for additional information:

NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data represented using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance. NVD includes databases of security checklists, security related software flaws, misconfigurations, product names, and impact metrics.

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) interviewed Maryland cyber security stakeholders to assess the State's capacity, resources and opportunities in cyber security. Read the report to learn more about Maryland's plan to grow the state's cyber security industry.

The Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) focuses on cybersecurity awareness, training, and education.

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