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IT security at the Big Ten universities

Indiana University Protect IU
Michigan State University Tech MSU
Ohio State University Office of the CIO
Pennsylvania State University Be Safe
Purdue University Secure Purdue
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security
University of Iowa ITS Security
University of Wisconsin Information Security
University of Minnesota Security Information for IT Professionals
Safe Computing

IT security organizations at other universities

External links

AntiOnLine Computer security community for Internet safety and trusted networks
Center for Computer Security Policy National security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs.
CGI Security Designed to help users learn about what kinds of security risks exist and how to prevent them from happening.
The Computer Security Institute Provides education on information, computer and network conferences.
The Center for Internet Security Guides to hardening IIS6.
Corsaire Technical white papers on best practice principles and proven information security techniques.
EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity Initiative Improving information security, data protection, and privacy programs across the higher education sector through volunteers and focused partnerships with government, industry and other academic organizations.
F-Secure Corporation Security threat summary for the second half of 2008.
Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Global leader in incident response.
Identity Theft Resource Center Dedicated to the understanding and prevention of identity theft.
Information Security Magazine Security-specific resource for enterprise IT professionals.
Insecure.Org Network security tools and software available for free download, including Nmap Open Source Network Security Scanner.
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Official Port List Governs top-level domains represented by the final part of Web domain names, such as .com, .org, or .edu. Also governs IP address allocation and TCP and UDP port number assignment.
Microsoft Help and Support Microsoft portal. Provides troubleshooting topics by product.
Microsoft Security Best Practices Guidance on IIS6.
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Computer Security Center Computer security resource center.
National Vulnerability Database Integrates all public U.S. Government cyber vulnerability resources and provides references to industry resources.
OnGuard Online Practical tips from the federal government and technology industry on Internet fraud and more.
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Open community focused on improving the security of application software
Practically Networked Unofficial Port List for Special Applications Provides information on setting up a local area network.
The SANS Institute Largest source for information security training, certification and research.
SANS Top 10 list Top Ten Cyber Security Menaces for 2008.
Security at Home Microsoft site about how to protect your home computer, data, and family from viruses, phishing, identity theft, spyware, and email hoaxes.
Stay Safe On Line-National Cyber Security Alliance Tools and resources to empower home users, small businesses, schools and universities to stay safe online.
Unix Tools Documentation on how to better secure UNIX systems.
Virus Total Free service that analyzes suspicious files and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware detected by antivirus engines.
Web Application Security Consortium Produces open source and widely agreed upon best-practice security standards for the Web.
WindowsITPro Technical newsletter with practical, how-to articles about securing Windows 2000 and NT systems.