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Cybersecurity Links and Resources

Explore the variety of specialty areas and careers associated with Cybersecurity [Get Started Here]

  • National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education and DHS jointly developed the Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. It is a great way to explore the many specialty areas in cybersecurity as well as the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) associated with them. View the interactive page.
  • A lot of other resources also appear on the NICCS site

 

Security Training and Free Certification Preparation Material for Active Government Employees, members of the military, and US Veterans

  • If you are a current government employee or member of the military, please visit FedVTE
  • If you are a US veteran, please visit: Hire our Heroes

 

Cyber Competitions

  • Competitions are a great way to learn and practice your defense and offense cybersecurity skills. And they are lots of fun! Visit Cyber Compex for a compilation of various competitions and learning platforms.
  • NICE-Challenge (instructors in UMSL courses will provide you with more information in class) 

 

Scholarship Opportunities for Students

 

Security Resources for the Community

 

Security Resources for Businesses (particularly relevant for small/medium size businesses)

 

Government Sites:

 

Not-for-profit / Government Sponsored Sites:

 

Web Application Security (broadly Software Security and Assurance):

 

General Security Sites / Blogs / Mailing Lists

 

Data Breach Reports and Resources