Cybersecurity Resources

Central Michigan University

  • Information Security
    OIT's Office of Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) provides information security leadership, guidance, activities, and awareness to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the University's data, systems, and users.
  • Phishing Awareness 
    "Phishing" refers to a scammer attempting to trick someone, most commonly over email, to reveal his or her password or personal information. Learn how CMU is protecting its students, faculty, and staff from phishing attempts.

U.S. Government 

  • Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is the Nation’s risk advisor, working with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system. 
  •  Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government whose principal mission is the enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection.
  • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a legislative branch government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress. It is the supreme audit institution of the federal government of the United States.
  • Department of Health & Human Services 
    The United States Department of Health and Human Services, also known as the HHS, is a cabinet-level executive branch department of the U.S. federal government created to protect the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
  • State of Michigan
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a physical sciences laboratory and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Its mission is to promote innovation and industrial competitiveness.
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
    National Security Agency (NSA), U.S. intelligence agency within the Department of Defense that is responsible for cryptographic and communications intelligence and security.
  • Department of Agriculture
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, rural economic development, and food.


  • CAE in Cybersecurity Community
    The CAE in Cybersecurity Community partners with industry to ensure that students entering the next generation cyber workforce have the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities for a successful career in cyber.
  • The Colloquium (CISSE)
    For over twenty years, the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE) has been the sole forum in which the members of the academic field of cybersecurity have gathered to present and discuss new ideas.
  • The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)
    The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy.
  • Center for Cyber Safety and Education
    The Center for Cyber Safety and Education (Center) is a non-profit charitable trust committed to making the cyber world a safer place for everyone.
  • Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Network (CCDN)
    A group of network engineers, security experts and educators that work together to improve cyber defense education in the state of Michigan. The Michigan CCDN designs, organizes, conducts, assess and evaluates collegiate cyber defense teams in qualifiers, competitions and other events.
  • National Cybersecurity Training & Education (NCyTE)
    The National Cybersecurity Training & Education (NCyTE) Center advances cybersecurity education in the U.S. by investing in technological innovation, resources, professional development and tools to support faculty, community colleges and the workforce pipeline of tomorrow.
  • Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG)
    The Anti-Phishing Working Group is an international consortium that brings together businesses affected by phishing attacks, security products and services companies, law enforcement agencies, government agencies, trade associations, regional international treaty organizations and communications companies.
  • is a resource for IT professionals and their users to keep informed about the latest phishing threats and how to avoid becoming a victim.
  • DEF CON 
    The largest hacking and security conference with presentations, workshops, contests, villages and the premier Capture The Flag Contest.
  • Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS)
    WiCyS is a global community of women, male allies and advocates, who are dedicated to bringing talented women together to celebrate and foster their passion and drive for cybersecurity.
  • Cyber Seek
    CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.
    ISACA helps enterprises thrive with performance improvement solutions and customizable IS/IT training that enable organizations to evaluate, perform, and achieve transformative outcomes and business success.

News & Media 

  • CISO Magazine
    CISO MAG is a widely read & referred cybersecurity magazine and news publication for latest Information Security trends, analysis, webinars, podcasts.
  • Wired 
    Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
  • SC Media 
    SC Media arms information security professionals with the in-depth, unbiased business and technical information they need to tackle the countless security challenges they face and establish risk management and compliance postures that underpin overall business strategies.
  • Security Magazine
    Security magazine is the security industry’s go-to source for enterprise security trends, metrics, news and more!