Top 10 resources for being cyber secure

Cyber SecurityInformation is power, and this is certainly true when it comes to keeping your business cyber secure. Fully understanding the threat you face, the suitable actions you should take and the legislation you need to comply with are the founding blocks for being cyber secure.

Below we’ve listed some of the most useful resources we’ve found when it comes to being cyber secure in the US.

Cyber security by the Department of Homeland Security – A portal of authoritative guidance on the threats the US faces as a nation, as well as tips individuals can use to stay safe online.

Data Breach Notification Laws by State by IT Governance – This interactive map provides a summary of the requirements of each of the 47 state data breach notification laws.

Cybersecurity Magazine – Published quarterly, this online magazine provides interesting articles from thought leaders around the world on the growing threat of cyber crime.

Cybersecurity by US News – Read the most recent cyber attacks and news stories from this publisher.

Cyber Security – A Critical Business Issue by IT Governance – Free briefing paper which addresses the information security standards that aid the building of strong information security systems, including ISO27001.

Krebs on SecurityA former reporter for The Washington Post, Brian Krebs now fronts one of America’s most in-depth websites on security news and investigations.

US-Cert – US-CERT’s mission is to improve the nation’s cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing, and proactively manage cyber risks.

CIO– Voted the number one best cyber security blog, CIO provides expert security suite reviews, firewalls, encryption and product price comparisons.

IT Governance USA Blog – This blog announces data breaches as and when they occur, while offering suitable solutions for avoidance.

Schneier on Security by Bruce Schneier – Dubbed a ‘security guru’ by The Economist, Bruce Schneier has written 12 books as well as hundreds of articles and essays – many of which he freely adds to his website.

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