Cybersecurity

CISA Releases Cyber Essentials for Small Businesses and Governments

Release Date: November 6, 2019
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its Cyber Essentials, a starting point for small businesses and government agencies to understand and address cybersecurity risk as they do other risks. Developed in collaboration with small businesses and state and local governments, Cyber Essentials aims to equip smaller organizations that historically have not been a part of the national dialogue on cybersecurity with basic steps and resources to improve their cybersecurity.
Last Published Date: November 6, 2019

CISA Cyber Essentials

Your success depends on cyber readiness. Both depend on you.

CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices. 

Consistent with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and other standards, the Cyber Essentials are the starting point to cyber readiness.

Cyber Essentials

Your success depends on cyber readiness. Both depend on you. CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Release Date: October 1, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance, kicked off the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) today. This year’s theme Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. focuses on the important role every American plays in cybersecurity. Held annually in October, NCSAM is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure every American has the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.
Last Published Date: October 1, 2019

Quality Service Management Office Frequently Asked Questions

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) protects and safeguards our Nation’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats that affect our national security, public safety, and economic prosperity. As the government lead for securing Federal civilian enterprise information systems and networks, CISA works with each Federal civilian department and agency to promote the adoption of risk-informed common policies and best practices and deliver tools and services that keep pace with ever-changing threats.

Cyber QSMO

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) protects and safeguards our Nation’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats that affect our national security, public safety, and economic prosperity. As the government lead for securing Federal civilian enterprise information systems and networks, CISA works with each Federal civilian department and agency to promote the adoption of risk-informed common policies and best practices and deliver tools and services that keep pace with ever-changing threats.

CISA Insights Publications

Informed by U.S. cyber intelligence and real-world events, each CISA Insight provides background information on particular cyber threats and the vulnerabilities they exploit, as well as a ready-made set of mitigation activities that non-federal partners can implement. This page is continuously updated to reflect new CISA Insights as they are made available.

CISA Insights

Informed by U.S. cyber intelligence and real-world events, each CISA Insight provides background information on particular cyber threats and the vulnerabilities they exploit, as well as a ready-made set of mitigation activities that non-federal partners can implement. This page is continuously updated to reflect new CISA Insights as they are made available.

CISA Launches First Annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition

Release Date: September 16, 2019
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the launch of the first-annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition. Called for in President Trump’s May 2019 Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce, the President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition is an interagency effort that will identify, challenge, and reward the government’s best personnel supporting cybersecurity and cyber excellence.
Last Published Date: September 16, 2019