Cyber Security Resource Organizations & Agencies


Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

The MS-ISAC is the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments. The MS-ISAC 24x7 cyber security operations center provides real-time network monitoring, early cyber threat warnings and advisories, vulnerability identification and mitigation and incident response.

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)

The Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) leads efforts to improve the nation's cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing, and proactively manage cyber risks to the Nation while protecting the constitutional rights of Americans. US-CERT strives to be a trusted global leader in cybersecurity - collaborative, agile, and responsive in a dynamic and complex environment.

National Institute of Standards & Technology

NIST promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.

Information Design Assurance Red Team (IDART)

Sandia's IDARTâ„¢ performs assessments for a variety of customers including government, military, and commercial industry.

Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)

The CNSS provides a forum for the discussion of policy issues, and is responsible for setting national-level Information Assurance policies, directives, instructions, operational procedures, guidance, and advisories for U.S. Government (USG) departments and agencies for the security of National Security Systems (NSS) through the CNSS Issuance System.


SANS provides intensive, immersion training designed to help you and your staff master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and networks against the most dangerous threats.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched the NICE portal. The portal offers the ability to explore cybersecurity career paths, explore degree programs and internship opportunities, learn about competitions, and find general information about cybersecurity education, training, and awareness.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners. Cyber security is a large part of this mission.

Center for Internet Security (CIS)

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the cyber security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, with a commitment to excellence through collaboration. Through its 4 divisions - Security Benchmarks, Multi-State ISAC, Trusted Purchasing Alliance, and the Integrated Intelligence Center - CIS serves as a central resource in the development and delivery of high-quality, timely products and services to assist their partners in government, academia, the private sector and the general public in improving their cyber security posture.

National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)

NASCIO's mission is to foster government excellence through quality business practices, information management, and technology policy.


InfraGard is a non-profit organization serving as a public-private partnership between U.S. businesses and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)

The Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance, Inc. ("ACTRA") serves as the hub for collaborative cyber information sharing in a neutral environment of trust where partners from industry, academia, law enforcement and intelligence come together, leveraging cross-sector resources to more effectively analyze critical, real time intelligence and respond to emerging cyber threats to Arizona's critical infrastructure and key resources.

Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (AcTIC)

The Arizona Fusion Center, also known as the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC), is a joint effort between the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation and other participating agencies.