Often local governments cite lack of resources for why they cannot move forward with their cybersecurity program – but did you know there are many resources available at no cost to you? This can be a great option to help stretch those dollars for your cybersecurity program efforts! Our short two-page resource points you in the direction some free resources to help you in areas such as:
- Employee awareness training
- Non-technical training for managers about cybersecurity
- Technical training for IT staff
- Incident response assistance
- Independent assessments of your cybersecurity practices
- Technical testing of your cybersecurity defense
It’s important to remember that you are not alone in your efforts to improve cybersecurity. Organizations like MS-ISAC, Homeland Security, and the National Cybersecurity Alliance are there to help – you just have to know where to look and how to sign up!
If you want to take it a step further- join the Stop.Think.Connect campaign and show your support for cybersecurity awareness within your government. Becoming a member might benefit you in other ways too!
We urge you to check out these resources and see if they are right for you! Remember, cybersecurity is everyone’s job and we all have a part to play to stay safe online!