Connecticut Cybersecurity Resource Page

This site is designed to provide resources for all levels of Connecticut users, from home computing to businesses and government organizations. These are links to recommendations and "best practices" from a variety of sources that can improve understanding of the cyber environment and how to use that environment more securely.

Tips for Organizations and Individuals to Protect Against Cyber Attacks

“…Security is not an end point; It is a process…”
- Governor Dannel P. Malloy,
Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy, 2017


Comprehensive Guidelines

These websites provide comprehensive recommendations on setup, monitoring and prevention of computer risks:

 

“…managing cyber risks can provide a competitive advantage for Connecticut businesses, a more secure living environment for Connecticut residents and better stewardship of information and services by Connecticut state and local governments…”

- Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy, 2017


Secure Setup & Configuration

 

“…Cyber threats are a fact of life. Cybersecurity must be a universal priority for every public and private entity in the state…”
- Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy, 2017


Recommended Safe Practices

This includes updating systems regularly and tailoring systems to disable unnecessary features.