Center for Information Assurance Studies


Links and Resources

The Center for Information Assurance Studies wants to help you stay safe in your own online activities. Here are tips that you can use to stay safe or learn more about the latest in online safety and the newest trends in cybersecurity.

Safe computing resources

Microsoft's Safety & Security Center

Microsoft has a wealth of information regarding online safety tips, and numerous security related issues.

Offers numerous helpful resources including instructional videos.

Norton Anti-Virus Center

This website has a great deal of information and resources for both parents of younger children as well as teenagers, and even children that are College bound and will soon be on their own. Topics such as:


iKeepSafe is a non-profit group that works in a collaborative way with private and governmental organizations in developing educational materials.  Their C3 Matrix has been developed to help K-12 educators integrate cyber-safety, cyber-security, and cyber-ethics (C3 concepts) into existing standards and curriculum.

Stay Safe Online strives to educate and empower people to use the Internet safely and securely. 


An informative site developed by the Department of Homeland Security, there are numerous resources and links for both Parents and Educators.  The site also provides a link to the FCC’s Smartphone Security Checker which can be used to secure mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, and also discusses the potential dangers of using public wi-fi sources.

Related YouTube video:

In this video produced by Honeywell, it goes over some of the security features that parents can use to block online content and offers tips on how to teach children to use online resources in a safe and secure manner.

Information Assurance related journals

Government information assurance resources

IS security glossaries

Information assurance tools and software

NOTE: The Center for Information Assurance Studies is not endorsing or promoting any specific tools or software. The information presented is strictly for knowledge sharing purposes. Please exercise caution when downloading files or software.

General resources