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Cybersecurity Resources

Federal Cybersecurity Resources

Department of Homeland Security

  • In October 2018, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month commemorated its 15th year as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM 2018 is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online, while increasing the resiliency of the Nation during cyber-threats. DHS is the federal, national lead for NCSAM. DHS also co-leads NCSAM with the National Cyber Security Alliance.
  • National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)
    In 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) replaced the color-coded alerts of the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS) with the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS), designed to more effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the American public.
  • United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)
    US-CERT offers mailing lists and feeds for a variety of products including the National Cyber Awareness System and Current Activity updates. The National Cyber Awareness System was created to ensure that you have access to timely information about security topics and threats.

NCCIC / NCC Current Updates


Public Notices


The Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council's (CSRIC) mission is to provide recommendations to the FCC to ensure, among other things, optimal security and reliability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media, and public safety.

Cybersecurity Information Sharing

Secure Hardware and Software - Security by Design

Cybersecurity Workforce

  • Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Point Architecture (TFOPA)
    January 2016

Latest Federal Legislative Activities

   Enacted Legislation (113th Congress)