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Cyber Security Fundamentals

US-CERT

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) was created by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve America’s overall cyber security posture. US-CERT operates 24/7 to react to cyber threats by providing technical assistance to information systems operators and issuing alerts for current and potential security threats and vulnerabilities.

US-CERT has assembled this collection of tips to advise the American public about common threats to cyber security and how to safeguard against them.

General Security:

Attacks and Threats:

Email and Communication:

Privacy:

Safe Browsing:

Software and Applications: