Information Technology Security and Information Assurance

Wikipedia Definition & Overview – Information Security
Information security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction.


CISSP Exam Database
Superb forum for studying for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Exam. This site contains a huge database containing test banks for this exam and other exams related to security certification testing. For free!

DHS Fights Back Against Cyberbreach
This U.S. Homeland Security website provides a wealth of information about computer security to public.

Georgia Tech Information Security Center

GSA Information Security Portal

Information Security Forum

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) website
ISACA provides practical guidance, benchmarks and other effective tools for all enterprises that use information systems. Through its comprehensive guidance and services, ISACA defines the roles of information systems governance, security, audit and assurance professionals worldwide.

Information Technology Security Handbook
The Information Technology Security Handbook is a practical guide to understanding and implementing IT security in home, business and government environments. Website
A complete one-source location for information security news, products, whitepapers, events, and definitions.

Massive Internet Security Breach in the U.S.
This article describes how a computer security breach of 40,000 University of Hawaii graduates could have been prevented.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Computer Security Standards
NIST puts out a special series of publications called the 800 Series. This page lists all of the computer security-related ones.

Oxford Takes Steps to Enhance Information Security
This article illustrates efforts undertaken by Oxford and other city universities in UK to enhance computer security.

Saving Privacy on the Net
This article describes Adobe’s new security feature to prevent unauthorized access to users’ computer.

TED Video: Mikko Hypponen – Fighting viruses, defending the net
It’s been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain A) hit the net, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage. Computer security expert Mikko Hyppönen tells us how we can stop these new viruses from threatening the internet as we know it.

Video — YouTube
China’s Internet ‘Hijacking’ Creates Worries for Security Experts (11/26/10).

What is Information Technology Security?
Information and network security is the ability to control access to sensitive electronic information.

YouTube Channel – U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Welcome to the YouTube channel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Here we’ll post video showing how we keep our nation secure, protect the border, build a culture of readiness, enforce our immigration laws and unify our department.