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This page offers helpful resources to the public and Local Governments that can be used and shared to the benefit of those that need or want it.  These resources come from a variety of sources such as, but not limited to, Multi-State Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISACS) and the State of Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology.

Security Awareness Training

As mentioned on the Security Awareness Material page, the .pdf below can be downloaded by local organization. It can be edited and branded for what best fits an organization. An online course is a future goal so that organization can utilize that to meet their training and compliance needs.

Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE)

With over 850 hours of course content, the Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) offers no cost online cybersecurity training on topics such as cloud security, ethical hacking and surveillance, risk management, malware analysis, and more. More information can be found at Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) | NICCS (

FedVTE is available for:

  • Federal government employees and contractors
  • State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) government employees
  • U.S. military personnel and Veterans
  • General public -Select cybersecurity training courses are now available FREE to the public!

Tip Sheets

Phishing (pronounced fishing) is a type of deception that uses e-mail messages and websites to exploit sensitive information from you.

A recent trend in phishing is SMS phishing or smishing. Smishing is a scam sent to you via a text message. Learn more with this informative flyer.

Smartphones, tablets and laptops, are always within reach everywhere you go, whether for work, travel or entertainment.

Public Resources

Business/Organization Resources