Cybersecurity

THE POINT

With our ever increasing inter-connected world of mobile devices, computers and internet connected devices, cyber crime is the most likely disaster for individuals and businesses to experience. So be informed and do the protective actions. Safeguard your identity, your money, and your information.

This page has info for parents and businesses. 

DO THIS

Protective Action: Stop, Think, Connect

For Parents

  • Talk with your children to Be Informed about the digital landscape your children interact with.
  • Teach cyber safety principles.

For Individuals

  • Use the videos and these 20 safety tips to learn and teach others basic cyber safety.
  • Use long and strong passwords on all accounts.
  • Keep your security software updated.
  • Learn the signs of what you should not click on.
  • Only connect to secure trusted WIFI networks.

For Business

Managing a Cybersecurity Problem

What to do first

How to report a problem and get help

What do you do if your business has been hacked?
Over 4,000 U.S. businesses are hacked daily so learn right now what to do when your business has a cyber incident.
Do you know what to do when your business has been hacked?
#1 BACK UP. BACK UP. BACK UP. Back up your critical data before an incident and do it regularly.
#2 Unplug from the Internet. Isolate all affected IT systems.
#3 Do NOT turn off or reboot affected equipment.
#4 Seek assistance from your third party vendor or other source.
#5 Document everything for future investigation and possible prosecution
#6 Find your back-up data. Make sure it's secure in case you need to rebuild your system. Determine next steps with your computer services vendor(s).
#7 Notify Utah SIAC or email sars@utah.gov, or call 801-256-2360
#8 Notify the NCCIC (National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center) or call 888-282-
0870
If the problem involves industrial control systems or SCADA contact ICS-CERT or call 877-776-7585.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident.

Learn how to eliminate the vast majority of your organization's cyber vulnerability here

Subscribe to Bulletins & Alerts

Information Sharing and Analysis Centers Find your industry’s ISAC here

National Cyber Awareness System Mailing Lists and Feeds

Free Resources and Assessments

Cyber Resilience Review (CRR)

Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET)

On-Site Cybersecurity Assessments: Email Matt Beaudry to schedule this free, extensive assessment from experts at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency. matthew.beaudry@cisa.dhs.gov

Cybersecurity Resources for Small and Midsize Businesses

Digital Response-Ability Program

The Digital Response-Ability Program empowers parents to manage the digital landscape for their family, and is provided in partnership with the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. See more ICAC resources for parents.


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Cyber Readiness Institute

The Cyber Readiness Program guides small and medium-sized enterprises to become cyber ready. Completing this free Program will make your organization safer, more secure, and stronger against cyber threats.


Cyber Readiness Institute
 

NINJIO

NINJIO is a cyber security awareness training solution that uses engaging, 3-4- minute Hollywood style micro-learning videos to empower individuals, their families, and organizations to become defenders against cyber threats. Check out their website for more training solutions: ninjio.com


NINJIO YouTube Channel
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Cyber Essentials Toolkit

Cyber Essentials Toolkit is for business, and is provided by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). 


Cyber Essentials

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is a voluntary framework that consists of standards, guidelines and best practices to manage cybersecurity risk. There is also an online learning form for new and advanced framework users. 


Cybersecurity Framework
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Stop Ransomware

StopRansomware.gov is the U.S. Government's official one-stop location for resources to tackle ransomware more effectively.

Stop Ransomware