Industry / Private Sector

CERT Security Improvement Modules: 
www.cert.org
Guidance to help organizations improve the security of their networked computer systems, freely available online. Each CERT Security Improvement module addresses an important but narrowly defined problem in network security.

Center for Internet Security:
www.cisecurity.org
Security benchmarks and testing and configuration tools for a variety of platforms.

NIST Computer Security Resource Center:
csrc.nist.gov
Guidance, standards, metrics, test, and validation programs to increase secure IT planning, implementation, management, and operation.

SANS:
www.sans.org
Offers training and certification online, at conferences, and mentored locally; also a “Reading Room” of whitepapers on many systems/network security topics. Topics include Windows security, UNIX security, firewalls, incident handling, and network forensics for computer professionals.

Grants.gov: 
www.grants.gov
Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.