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Cybersecurity Resources

Links to useful information regarding information assurance and computer security for practicing professionals and students studying in our NOSS & BAS-C programs.

General Resources


  • Research-Oriented:
  • Professional/Certification/Training Groups and Information:
    • ISSA: Information Systems Security Association - Professional organization
    • (ISC)2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (issues certifications, including CISSP)
    • Cisco Training & Events - including info on Cisco certifications
    • SANS - Network and Computer Security Training


News Sources

Subscription-based Research Resources

The following are important research or commercial publications available to current CPTC students, faculty, and staff.

These are subscription-based and may be accessed by students and employees through the Learning Resource Center (LRC) systems.

The following materials to CPTC students who can check them out.

  • DoD Training Materials (CDs):
    • Information Assurance Policy & Technology
    • Computer Network Defense
    • Critical Infrastructure Protection
    • Active Defense - An Executive's Guide to Information Assurance
    • Firewall and Router Fundamentals
    • System Administrator - Incident Preparation & Response for UNIX
    • OPSEC Fundamentals
  • Cisco training materials:
    • Cisco Router Security
    • Securing Cisco Routers

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