Information Security Best Practices: 205 Basic Rules


Appendix A

This appendix contains a number of useful urls related to information security.

  • Incidence Response Centers
    CERT Coordination Center
    http://www.cert.org

  • Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC)
    http://ciac.llnl.gov/

  • Defense Information Systems Agency
    Center for Automated System Security
    http://www.assist/mil

  • FBI - National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC)
    http://www.fbi.gov/nipc/

  • Federal Computer Incidence Response Center
    http://www.fedcirc.gov/

  • Forum of Incidence Response and Security Teams (FIRST)
    http://www.first.org/

  • Vulnerability Sites

  • http://www.iss.net/cgi-bin/xforce

  • http://cve.mitre.org

  • http://www.cs.purdue.edu/coast/projects/vdb.html

  • http://seclab.cs.ucdavis.edu/projects/vulnerabilities/#database/

  • Security Sites

  • http://www.sans.org

  • http://www.securityportal.com

  • http://www.nsi.org/compsec.html

  • http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/coast

  • http://www.icsa.net

  • http://cs-www.ncsa.nist.gov/

  • Hacker Sites

    These sites may lead you to tools and techniques hackers use to break into sites. You may want to use these tools to test your system and network security.

    http://www.hackers.com

    (Hackers.com)

    http://www.cultdeadcow.com

    (Cult of the Dead Cow)

    http://www.defcon.org

    (Def Con)

    http://www.10pht.com

    (LOPHT Heavy Industries)

    http://www.2600.com

    (2600 magazine)

    http://www.phrack.com

    (Phrack Magazine)

    http://www.hackernews.com

    (Hacker News Network)

  • Mailing Lists

  • CERT Advisories:

  • CIAC Advisories:

  • COAST Security Archive:

  • FreeBSD Security Issues: