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Cybersecurity Basics and Help

IASE Customer Support:

Need Help? - Contains IASE Support Desk information, POCs, and FAQs.

Five tips to improve computer security: By Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz.

  1. Employ information assurance best practices for proper network configurations.
  2. Use accepted password management practices.
  3. Minimize access privileges through need-to-know criteria.
  4. Increase awareness of cross-domain file transfer security procedures.
  5. Eliminate unauthorized use of readily exploitable software such as peer-to-peer file sharing and remote access applications.

Cybersecurity Basics:

The following is a list of resources to help new Cybersecurity professional get started. If you have any Cybersecurity related questions you can also submit them to the IASE Support Desk.

Common Criteria - All Cybersecurity-enabled products must be Common Criteria certified for use within DoD.
Cybersecurity Posters - Free posters to promote security within your organization.
Cybersecurity Training Products - Order Free Cybersecurity Training WBT CD's here.
‚ÄčRMF for DoD IT - Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT).
NIST Computer Security Division - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Computer Security Resource Center.
Policy and Guidance - Compliance with the ever changing security Policy and Guidance is crucial to success. Policy and Guidance is listed by organizations and by category.

Supporting DoD Cybersecurity:

The following is a list of resources, in addition to the Cybersecurity Basics above, to assist DoD Cybersecurity Support Contractors and Vendors in supporting DoD customers.

External Certification Authorities (IECA)

Solution-based contract providing Engineering Product Services and Technical Support to produce unified, fully integrated systems security solutions for the DOD. The contract is structured to permit purchase of a full range of Information Assurance (IA) solutions, including the hardware, software and enabling products necessary to implement these solutions.

I Assure Characteristics - Characteristic, Awards, and Details.

What is (PII) Personally Identifiable Information and why is it important to protect PII. Launch training to find out.
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