FBI Resources on Cyber Security Now Available

We hope you attended our most recent webinar “Cyber Threats and Cyber Security: Are You Prepared?”  Those who participated were treated to eye opening presentations by the experts at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  If you missed it, you still may benefit from a number of resources the Bureau was kind enough to provide, which we are including below.

These documents, available here, will give you a general overview of cyber threats and best types of cyber security practices:

The Insider Threat – An introduction to detecting and deterring an insider spy - It’s easy to detect someone from the outside seeking to do an institution harm. But what if the infiltration has come from the inside? This general overview of detecting and deterring an insider spy will help make your institution safer.

Internet Social Networking Risks - Social networking is everywhere and nearly everyone engages in it.  Take a moment to learn the risks and preventative measures needed to protect not only your institution, but yourself, from con artists, criminals, and hactivists.

Economic Espionage – Protecting America’s Trade Secrets - Proprietary information or technology.  Every research institution has them. In this FBI pamphlet, learn more about the laws in place to protect your institution from those who wish to steal your intellectual property.

Higher Education and National Security: The Targeting of Sensitive, Proprietary and Classified Information on Campuses of Higher Education - This whitepaper developed by FBI’s Counterintelligence Strategic Partnership Unit will educate U.S. colleges and universities on the risks of cyber security breaches from abroad and how best to protect valuable information and data.

Visitors: Risks and Mitigation - Learn how to better protect sensitive information at your facility from site visitors who may be seeking to compromise your security.

Finally, if you or your institution’s IT team feel that your cyber security has been compromised, please contact your local FBI Field Office immediately.