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Cybersecurity Resources

Types of Resources


Palm Beach State College Resources

The Scholars Club

National Resources

Homeland Security

American Academy of Forensic Sciences: A professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and it's application to the legal system.

CAE Cybersecurity Community: CAE institutions and programs have met the requirements to be designated a Center of Academic Excellence and receive formal recognition from the U.S. Government

Common Vulnerabilities (CVE): List of publicly known cybersecurity vulnerabilities.


Cybersecurity Guide: Resource for cybersecurity-related educational opportunities

CyberPatriot: A National Youth Cyber Education Program.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Cabinet department of the U.S. Federal Government that focuses on anti-terrorism, border security, cyber security and disaster prevention and management.

DHS Stop. Think. Connect Toolkit: Resources to bring an increased understanding of cyber threats and keeping the public more secure online.

FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3): IC3 accepts online crime complaints including: computer hacking, non-delivery of goods or services, employment/business opportunity schemes and advance-fee schemes.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE):  Partnership between government, academia, and the private sector focused on cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development. 

National Security Agency (NSA) / Central Security Service (CSS): Responsible for global monitoring, collection, and processing of information and data for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes.

National Cyberwatch Center: Alliance of higher education institutions, businesses, and government agencies focused advancing Information Security education and strengthen the national cybersecurity workforce.

National Vulnerability Database (NVD):  Includes databases of security checklist references, security-related software flaws, misconfiguration, product names, and impact metrics.

Threat Cloud: Live Cyber Attack Threat Map

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT): Responds to major incidents, analyzes threats, and exchanges critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world.

Regional Resources

Cyber Degrees: Listing of Florida schools with cyber programs and Scholarship information.

Florida Computer Crime Center (FC3): Investigates computer crimes, assists with regional investigations, disseminates information to the public, and works to identify and prevent crimes.

Secure Florida: Initiative of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to safeguard Florida's information systems, reduce vulnerability to cyber attacks and increase responsiveness to any threats.

Career Resources

CIW: Vendor-neutral IT and Web technology education and certification program.

Cybersecurity Education: The Cybersecurity Career pages outline possible careers and what responsibilities you will have and what qualifications are needed.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS): Cyber Education information, certifications and workforce development.

NSA Day of Cyber: Free, online cyber career experience that allows students to see what the life of a cybersecurity expert looks like.

Technical Internships to Advance National Security (TITANS): Allows students to choose a focused internship experience on one of three tracks.

Training & Certifications

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