This article will maintain a list of information security awareness sites that I have come across. They are listed below because they contain some useful, free, information security awareness materials and resources that can be used to help raise awareness levels for individuals or within your business.
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The Information Security Awareness Resource, containing free articles, posters, screensavers, videos, animations and other awareness materials.
Microsoft’s public Information Security Awareness Site containing free articles, videos, tips, presentations and software.
National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) website containing free articles, best practices, tips and partner resources.
A public awareness hub that houses free information security awareness materials donated by ISC2 certified members – the pre-eminent information security experts in the world.
A public/private UK based security awareness site offering a number of free internet security awareness articles and videos.
A free educational security awareness resource aimed at children and teens.
A free resource to give parents, educators, and policymakers the information and tools which empower them to teach children the safe and healthy use of technology and the Internet.
OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences.
SANS free security resources include developing and maintaining the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of computer and information security, operation of the Internet’s early warning system, and many more valuable resources to help in your research.
The growing Comodo TV site has a number of interesting information security related videos. In particular the ‘Security Insider’ area, which offers commentary on major current developments in the cyber-security arena.
Sophos have a security area on their site dedicated to raising awareness. Their best practices section has some good information. Additionally, here is a direct link to their excellent A-Z guide of Computer Security Threats which is newly updated.