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see also resources on influence operations page
see also schools and courses, especially DoD
U.S. Government Resources
- See also same section on Intelligence page
- See also fusion analysis and intelligence sharing on AWC Gateway to Intelligence page
- see also gov/mil cultural awareness resources, at the Center for Regional and Cultural Studies
- The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, Feb 2003 (local copy, single PDF file)
- Cyberspace Policy Review: Assuring a Trusted and Resilient Information and Communications Infrastructure (local copy), White House, released 29 May 2009
- 100 documents online used to create above report
- White House Fact Sheet on the report
- U.S. National Strategy for Public Diplomacy and Strategic Communication (local copy), June 2007
- U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit (US-CCU)
- The U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit (US-CCU) is an independent, non-profit (501c3) research institute. It provides assessments of the strategic and economic consequences of possible cyber-attacks and cyber-assisted physical attacks. It also investigates the likelihood of such attacks and examines the cost-effectiveness of possible counter-measures.
- Although the US-CCU aims to provide credible estimates of the costs of ordinary hacker mischief and white collar crime, its primary concern is the sort of larger scale attacks that could be mounted by criminal organizations, terrorist groups, rogue corporations, and nation states.
- The reports and briefings the US-CCU produces are supplied directly to the government, to entire critical infrastructure industries, and to the public. The US-CCU does not do any private or commercial work. The US-CCUís products are all made available for free. The only limitations on their release are those due to security considerations. The mission of the US-CCU is to provide America and its allies with the concepts and information necessary for making sound security decisions in a world where our physical well-being increasingly depends on cyber-security.
- National Cyber Security Center (NCSC)
- "...facilitates information sharing and collaboration among Federal Government organizations responsible for various aspects of cybersecurity"
- "...leads the effort to fuse information across multiple Federal Government domains in order to represent the composite state of U.S. cyber networks and systems"
- Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI), established early 2008 - a multi-agency, multi-year plan that lays out twelve steps to securing the federal government's cyber networks.
- Strategic Communications and Planning, State Department
- Federal Plan for Cyber Security and Information Assurance Research and Development (local copy), Apr 2006 report by the Interagency Working Group on Cyber Security and Information Assurance
- PCAST responsible for NITRD (local copy), 30 Sep 2005 news release
- On September 30, President Bush signed an Executive Order designating the Presidentís Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) as the advisory panel that will be responsible for overseeing the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program.
- Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD)
- President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC)
- National Security Council (NSC)
- Open Source Center (OSC), formerly known as Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)
- Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), full text
- Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS)
- FBI Strategic Information and Operations Center (SIOC) - fact sheet
- Carnivore Diagnostic Tool (local copy), testimony of Donald M. Kerr, Assistant Director, Laboratory Division, FBI, before the United States Senate, the Committee on the Judiciary, September 6, 2000 (NOTE: In Jan 2005, U.S. media outlets reported that the Jan 2005 FBI report to Congress showed little or no use of Carnivore and instead reflected a turning to commercially produced software.)
- Independent Technical Review of the Carnivore System (local copy), Final Report, done for DoJ
- InfraGard "The goal of InfraGard is to enable the flow of information so that the owners and operators of infrastructure assets can better protect themselves and so that the United States government can better discharge its law enforcement and national security responsibilities."
- CERT Coordination Center, federally funded computer security effort at Carnegie Mellon University
- US-CERT for Federal government users
- Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a coalition of computer security incident response teams from government, commercial, and academic organizations
- Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC), U.S. Dept of Energy
- NASA Incident Response Center (NASIRC)
- Computer Security Resource Clearinghouse, by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)