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Best Practices

Vendor/Product Security

Apple Product Security Portal

Microsoft Safety & Security Center

SELinux Project

NSA Configuration Guidance

Secure Software Engineering

MSDN Security Development Center

Safe Online Experience

Department of Homeland Security

Stay Safe Online

  • The National Cyber Security Alliance website educating people, businesses, and children on safe online practices.

OnGuard Online

  • The Federal Trade Commission website for a safe online experience.

Personal Computing

UMBC DoIT Security Blog

Security Certifications & Training

DoD Directive 8570

  • This directive places requirements of certification and training of IA professionals working for the Department of Defense.

National Information Assurance Training and Education Center
SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) Institute
CERT Coordination Center