University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Information and Library Science
Online Resources for Information Security
- General resources
- Windows/NT Security
- Various Resources
- Laws and Policies
- Key organizations
- Incident reporting, also some updates and announcements
- Get the Code, Stay Informed
- Hacker Hangouts and Information
- Hacker Publications
Note that almost all the other resources listed tend to
focus on Unix security.
- PGP FAQs, including
information about cryptography in general from
www.pgpi.org (home of PGP)
The Orange Book, known formally as: Department of Defense (DoD)
Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria (TCSEC) (DoD 5200.28-STD
1985). Fort Meade, MD: Department of Defense, 1985. The Orange Book
specifies levels of security and their criteria.
Criteria (ISO 15408) is a more modern security framework under
active development in several countries.
- NIST's Computer Security Resource
Clearinghouse. A variety of government-directed security resources.
- Nice collection of security information and forums on the Internet at
Security pointers page
- Lots of Crypto links
Laws and Policies
Key privacy organizations
Incident reporting, also some updates and announcements
Get the Code, Stay Informed
Hacker Hangouts and Information
Products, Software and Services
- RSA, involved in encryption
standards and policy
- McAffee, anti-virus
- SecurityFocus, home
of BugTRAQ and other mailing lists. Security consulting and
- Symantec, makers of
Norton Anti-Virus and other products.
- Zero Knowledge, provides
anonymous Web surfing, personal firewalls, and corporate services.
the FBI's Combined DNA Index System.
- Sarah Gordon's Web site. Sarah
has done research on hackers and their characteristics, and seems to
have a solid background & integrity.
Most recently updated:
Saturday, 30-May-2009 23:47:36 PDT