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Free Cybersecurity Planning Resources
- HealthIT.gov — a US government site containing security tools, planning guides, and policy resources.
- FCC.gov/cyberplanner — an online resource to help small businesses create customized cybersecurity plans created by the Federal Communications Commission, the Department of Homeland Security, and private entities such as the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Chamber of Commerce.
- Houston.org/cybersecurity — Contains a guide that takes the complex issue of cybersecurity and breaks it down into a digestible format with simple strategies that can be implemented to protect a company from a cybersecurity attack. In addition, the site contains a Cybersecurity Assessment Tool which will help you to determine how vulnerable your company is to a cybersecurity attack.
- US-CERT.gov/home-and-business — The US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) site, is an official web site by the U.S Department of Homeland Security which explains issues related to home and business security.
- CERT.org/information-for/managers — the original home of CERT, run by the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. Contains information on forensics, governance, metrics, privacy and resilience.
- SANS.org/security-resources/ — The SANS Security Policy Project website contains security policy templates, white papers and a wealth of information concerning computer security.
- NIST.gov/cyberframework — a website created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, this site contains links to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, and a companion Roadmap that discusses NIST’s next steps with the Framework and identifies key areas of cybersecurity development, alignment, and collaboration.