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The CSIA provides these links as a public service. Inclusion in these listings does not imply CSIA endorsement of or formal association with any entity represented.

U.S. Government Resources

Industry Groups

  • NCSA
    The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is a public-private partnership focused on promoting cyber security and safe behavior online.
  • NCSP
    The National Cyber Security Partnership (NCSP) is public - private partnership to make cyberspace more sercure. NCSP is led by the Business Software Alliance (BSA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), TechNet and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in voluntary partnership with academicians, CEOs, federal government agencies and industry experts.
    National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC), is a consortium of academic, industry, and government organizations to improve the literacy, awareness, training and education standards in Information Assurance.
    United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is a partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the public and private sectors. Established to protect the nation's Internet infrastructure, US-CERT coordinates defense against and responses to cyber attacks across the nation.

Academic & Research Organizations

  • CCSA The Cyber Conflict Studies Association is a non-profit entity organized to promote and lead a diversified research and intellectual development agenda to advance knowledge in the cyber conflict field.

Consumer Advocacy Groups

  • Privacy Rights Clearinghouse  The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) is a nonprofit consumer organization with a two-part mission -- consumer information and consumer advocacy. It was established in 1992 and is based in San Diego, California. It is primarily grant-supported and serves individuals nationwide.

  • Center for Democracy and Technology  The Center for Democracy and Technology works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital age. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.

Interim ID Theft Recommendations
by the Bush Administration

A Bush administration task force released a set of interim recommendations Sept. 19 for a national strategy to combat identity theft, including limiting the government's use of Social Security numbers. The recommendations were announced at the Justice Department by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Federal Trade Commission Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras, co-chairs of the President's Identity Theft Task Force.