Public Resources

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)

This Federally-funded operation is based at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and is a primary source of up-to-date, accurate information and assessment of current and recent computing security alerts.

SANS Institute (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security)

SANS site contains information on current and recent security alerts, and many other resources, including a “reading room” where visitors can research white papers on a multitude of security-related topics. SANS is also one of the leading providers of top-quality security training courses.

STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™  is the first-ever coordinated message to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.

OnGuardOnline – Videos and media to help you learn more about protecting your identity

Federal Trade Commission – Identity Theft Fighting  information

The Password Meter –Check out how secure your password is and how you can strengthen it.

SOPHOS – Anti-virus program used at TCU http:

  • Knowledgebase –
  • Naked Security  Computer security news, opinion, advice and research from SOPHOS.

Guide to Facebook Security – Handout – pdf