Useful Links

 


The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)
The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) protects national security by providing protective security advice. Protective security is ‘putting in place, or building into design, security measures or protocols such that threats may be deterred, detected, or the consequences of an attack minimised’.
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Maryville University
“When Computer Forensics Grows Up: Digital Forensics Explained.” This guide offers a definition on the subject, a history on how it’s become vital today, and a look at the future of the industry. This connects very much into how cybersecurity adapts to risks and exploits. Continue reading…


The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
Expert, trusted, and independent guidance for UK industry, government departments, the critical national infrastructure and private SMEs. All our guidance is advisory in nature and is underpinned by our unique insights into cyber threats.
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Cyber Security Centre – University of Oxford
The Cyber Security Centre has been established to bring together experts from a number of disciplines in Oxford and the wider world to address the cyber security challenges of the 21st century. We embrace challenge in technical difficulty and in new and potentially disruptive ideas, welcome new contributors to the domain, and will facilitate creativity.
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European Government CERTs (EGC) group
The EGC group forms an informal association of governmental CERTs in Europe. Its members effectively co-operate on matters of incident response by building upon a fundament of mutual trust and understanding due to similarities in constituencies and problem sets.
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European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)
ENISA – the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, working for the EU Institutions and Member States. ENISA is the EU’s response to these cyber security issues of the European Union. As such, it is the ‘pace-setter’ for Information Security in Europe, and a centre of expertise.
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Georgetown University – Top 10 Threats to Information Security
Modern technology and society’s constant connection to the Internet allows more creativity in business than ever before – including the black market.
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The Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC)
The Information Assurance Advisory Council is a unique partnership that brings together corporate leaders, public policy makers, law enforcement and the research community to address the challenges of managing risks to information.   Managing these risks involves both technology and human activities.
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Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises (IASME)|
The IASME (Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises) standard is a maturity-based information assurance standard for small businesses.  It was created from a Technology Strategy Boardfunded project to create an achievable cyber security standard for small companies.
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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
The IET provides expert advice to the UK’s Parliament, Government and other agencies.  Each year it makes around 30 submissions to the UK Government and the EU on engineering related policy issues.
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The Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE)
The Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE), formerly National Institute of Communication Technologies is a subsidiary of the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and the Information Society (SETSI) and consolidated as a reference entity for cybersecurity development and digital trust of citizens, academic and research network, professionals, companies and especially for strategic sectors.
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NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE)
NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) was formally established on the 14th of May, 2008, in order to enhance NATO’s cyber defence capability.  Located in Tallinn, Estonia, the Centre is an international effort that currently includes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, the Netherlands and USA as Sponsoring Nations.
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National Crime Agency (NCA)`
The NCA is a new crime-fighting agency with national and international reach and the mandate and powers to work in partnership with other law enforcement organisations to bring the full weight of the law to bear in cutting serious and organised crime.
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Northcentral University, San Diego, California
Northcentral University educates professionals throughout the world and provides an accessible opportunity to earn a U.S. regionally accredited degree. Northcentral mentors students one-to-one with highly credentialed faculty via advanced delivery modalities. Northcentral commits to helping students achieve academically and become valuable contributors to their communities and within their professions. Visit university website for more info: https://www.ncu.edu/programs-degrees/masters/master-science-forensic-psychology


Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance (OCSIA)
The Office supports the minister for the Cabinet Office, the Rt Hon Francis Maude MP and the National Security Council in determining priorities in relation to securing cyberspace. The unit provides strategic direction and coordinates the cyber security programme for the government, enhancing cyber security and information assurance in the UK.
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Risk & Security Management Forum (RSMF)
The RSMF has about 60 plus members. It draws on their expertise to enhance risk management in government, law enforcement, the protective security services, corporate security and commercially provided intelligence services.
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The Security Institute
The Security Institute aims are to provide objective standards for, and an independent assessment of, the professional competence and experience of those practising the art and science of security both nationally and internationally, and to raise awareness of professional security practices for the benefit of the public and industry.
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Warning, Advice and Reporting Point (WARP)
WARPs have been developed to provide a cost effective method to support defence against attacks. Their purpose is to provide a specific community with the capability to share security related information – both problems and solutions – and thereby to develop more secure and responsive environments.
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UNODC – the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
On this website you will find evaluation reports, norms and standards on evaluation as well as related guidelines and templates. We use this platform to reach out to UNODC staff, Member States and stakeholders interested in the evaluation function of UNODC.  We welcome your feedback on this website and its related services.
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United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)
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.
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