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Small Business Big Threat – Access Resources

Resources to Protect Your Small Business

By now you should have:

1. Completed our cyber security Q&A course and awareness training to understand how much you know about online and computer security.

2. Reviewed our in-depth training opportunities to learn more about cyber security.

On this page, you’ll find free security guides and links to additional online resources and news we think you should read.  These downloadable PDFs were developed specifically by Michigan SBDC to help you keep your small business safe. They aren’t a guarantee of safety, but they provide valuable knowledge every business can benefit from.

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Evaluate your readiness and learn what the best tools for your business are.

DoD Contracting Resources

Do you know how to comply with NIST 800-171 for government contracting? View these resources to build your knowledge on how to properly comply.

Video Resources

Links to Additional Resources

Small Business Administration (SBA)

The SBA website contains a number of additional resources related to Cyber Security and your small business.

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The National Cyber Security Alliance
The NCSA developed a valuable Cyber Security site with questions and additional resources.

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Anti-Phishing Working Group
The Anti-Phishing Working Group reports cybercrimes that involve social engineering via email, chat or other channels.

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A partnership between the National Cyber Security Alliance and Anti-Phishing Working Group. The Stop Think Connect campaign is to a great education and awareness resource about cybercrimes.

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US Computer Emergency Readiness Team
US CERT created a Cyber Resilience Review Self Assessment that aligns with NIST Cybersecurity recommendations. It’s thorough and contains very advanced information about cyber security. The US CERT also has Small Business resources and education materials available.

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Michigan Cyber Range
Michigan is lucky to have an advanced organization like the Michigan Cyber Range that’s dedicated to advancing knowledge and protecting organizations from cyber-attacks. They even have real-world testing and scenarios they can run for businesses looking for the most protection possible. They are a great resource for engineers too.

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
The FCC developed a Cyber Security site with tips geared towards small businesses including a planning tool to help you create a custom security plan for your business.

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The FTC aims to protect businesses and consumers from fraud and unfair practices.  It’s data security site highlights best practices.

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National Institute of Standards & Technology
The NIST developed a Cybersecurity Framework in response to the Presidential Executive Order that recommends improving infrastructure and security in the US.

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Center for Internet Security

The Center for Internet Security runs the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center, a cyber security operations center providing real-time network monitoring, early cyber threat warnings and advisories, vulnerability identification and mitigation and incident response.

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