NSA/CSS Resources for Educators
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) – DHS has launched the NICCS portal.- The portal offers the ability to explore cybersecurity career paths, explore degree programs and internship opportunities, learn about competitions, and find general information about cybersecurity education, training, and awareness.
The Computer Security Division’s (CSD) Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) facilitates broad sharing of information security tools and practices, provides a resource for information security standards and guidelines, and identifies key security web resources to support users in industry, government, and academia. CSRC is the primary gateway for gaining access to NIST computer csrc.nist.gov security publications, standards, and guidelines plus other useful security-related information.
Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
NIST released the first version of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity on February 12, 2014. The Framework, created through collaboration between industry and government, consists of standards, guidelines, and practices to promote the protection of critical infrastructure. The prioritized, flexible, repeatable, and cost-effective approach of the Framework helps owners and operators of critical infrastructure to manage cybersecurity-related risk.
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US-CERT strives for a safer, stronger Internet for all Americans by responding to major incidents, analyzing threats, and exchanging critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world.