Accession Number:

ADA588715

Title:

Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-10-25

Pagination or Media Count:

108.0

Abstract:

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities challenge governments, businesses, and individuals worldwide. Attacks have been initiated by individuals, as well as countries. Targets have included government networks, military defenses, companies, or political organizations, depending upon whether the attacker was seeking military intelligence, conducting diplomatic or industrial espionage, or intimidating political activists. In addition, national borders mean little or nothing to cyberattackers, and attributing an attack to a specific location can be difficult, which also makes a response problematic. Congress has been actively involved in cybersecurity issues, holding hearings every year since 2001. There is no shortage of data on this topic government agencies, academic institutions, think tanks, security consultants, and trade associations have issued hundreds of reports, studies, analyses, and statistics. This report provides links to selected authoritative resources related to cybersecurity issues. This report includes information on Legislation Executive Orders and Presidential Directives Data and Statistics Cybersecurity Glossaries CRS Reports by Topic Government Accountability Office GAO reports White HouseOffice of Management and Budget reports MilitaryDOD Cloud Computing Critical Infrastructure National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace NSTIC CybercrimeCyberwar International EducationTrainingWorkforce Research and Development RD Related Resources Other Websites

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE