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European Network & Information Security Agency (ENISA)

 

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) is a centre of network and information security expertise for the EU, its member states, the private sector and Europe’s citizens. ENISA works with these groups to develop advice and recommendations on good practice in information security. It assists EU member states in implementing relevant EU legislation and works to improve the resilience of Europe’s critical information infrastructure and networks. ENISA seeks to enhance existing expertise in EU member states by supporting the development of cross-border communities committed to improving network and information security throughout the EU. More information about ENISA and its work can be found atwww.enisa.europa.eu.

Sample Recent Publications:

NOV12 - Good Practice Guide for Addressing Network and Information Security Aspects of Cybercrime
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/cert/support/fight-against-cybercrime/good-practice-guide-for-addressing-network-and-information-security-aspects-of-cybercrime

NOV12 - Consumerization of IT: Top Risks and Opportunities
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/risk-management/evolving-threat-environment/consumerization-of-it-top-risks-and-opportunities

OCT12 - National and International Cyber Security Exercises: Survey, Analysis & Recommendations
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/Resilience-and-CIIP/cyber-crisis-cooperation/cyber-exercises/exercise-survey2012

AUG12 - Cyber Incident Reporting in the EU
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/Resilience-and-CIIP/Incidents-reporting/cyber-incident-reporting-in-the-eu

MAY12 - National Cyber Security Strategies
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/Resilience-and-CIIP/national-cyber-security-strategies-ncsss/cyber-security-strategies-paper

FEB12 - Cooperation between Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) and Law Enforcement Agencies in the fight against cybercrime - A first collection of practices
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/cert/support/fight-against-cybercrime/supporting-fight-against-cybercrime/cooperation-between-certs-and-law-enforcement-agencies-in-the-fight-against-cybercrime-a-first-collection-of-practices

MAR11 - Botnets: 10 Tough Questions
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/Resilience-and-CIIP/critical-applications/botnets/botnets-10-tough-questions

Tools & guidelines for Incident Handling Teams
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/cert/support/chiht

MP4 – European Cyber Security Month
http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/cert/security-month/ecsm-material/video-clip-long-version

 

CERT-EU

 

After a pilot phase of one year and a successful assessment by its constituency and its peers, the EU Institutions decided to set up a permanent Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-EU) for the EU institutions, agencies and bodies on September 11th 2012. The team is made up of IT security experts from the main EU Institutions (European Commission, General Secretariat of the Council, European Parliament, and Committee of the Regions, Economic and Social Committee). It cooperates closely with other CERTs in the Member States and beyond as well as with specialised IT security companies.http://cert.europa.eu/cert/plainedition/en/cert_about.html

Latest News about Ongoing Threats 
http://cert.europa.eu/cert/filteredition/en/CERT-LatestNews.html

                for example:
91% of cyberattacks begin with spear phishing email
http://news.techworld.com/security/3413574/91-of-cyberattacks-begin-with-spear-phishing-email/?olo=rss
                
Product Vulnerabilities 
http://cert.europa.eu/cert/filteredition/en/VulnerabilitiesAll.html

                for example:
Business cyber security measures 
http://www.bcs.org/content/conWebDoc/49048

 

Europol Report 2011

 

https://www.europol.europa.eu/sites/default/files/publications/iocta.pdf

 

UK – Cabinet Office Cyber Security

 

The risks from cyberspace (including the internet, wider telecommunications networks and computer systems) have been identified by the Government as a high priority risk. The UK is facing an on-going, persistent threat from other states, terrorists and criminals operating in cyberspace.
http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/content/cyber-security

2011 - UK Cyber security strategy: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sites/default/files/resources/uk-cyber-security-strategy-final.pdf

 

Dept for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

 

BIS Cyber Security Team aims to enable growth of the UK cyber security sector and to embed good information security practice across the UK business community. We also help to ensure the key sectors and services which are important to the UK’s society, economy and general way of life are resilient to cyber threats. http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/business-sectors/cyber-security

Business Advice 
http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/business-sectors/cyber-security/downloads

 

NATO – Cybercrime

 

Defending against Cyber attacks
http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/75747.htm

 

The FBI

 

We are building our lives around our wired and wireless networks. The question is, are we ready to work together to defend them?
The FBI certainly is. We lead the national effort to investigate high-tech crimes, including cyber-based terrorism, espionage, computer intrusions, and major cyber fraud. To stay in front of current and emerging trends, we gather and share information and intelligence with public and private sector partners worldwide. http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/cyber/cyber

 

MP4s

 

The Economist hosts a panel simulation of a Cyberwar attack event in the US – how will they cope and what recommendations will they propose ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du6g__lgS3Q

Brief Introduction to Cybercrime
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tmySy8OfL4

State of Cybercrime (2010)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqxAk4tSBUM

Euronews on the frontline – Cybercrime & the threat of virtual terrorism
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VotaxcAZoVc

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