INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
- The National Consortium for Justice Information and statistics provides technical assistance to Law Enforcement across the country.
- Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
- This coalition, the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), brings together a variety of computer security
incident response teams from government, commercial, and academic organizations. FIRST aims to foster cooperation and
coordination in incident prevention, to prompt rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing among members
and the community at large. Currently FIRST has nearly 70 members.
- International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists
- IACIS is a non-profit corporation composed of law enforcement professionals. I.A.C.I.S. membership consists of Federal,
State, Local and International law enforcement professionals including: Police, Sheriff's Deputies, State Troopers, FBI, IRS,
Customs, Secret Service, DEA, INS, Postal Inspectors, Revenue Canada, RCMP, Military and other law enforcement
agencies. All members have been trained in the forensic science of seizing and processing evidence from computer systems.
- International Computer Security Association
- ICSA (formerly NCSA, now Trusecure) is an independent organization offering objective views and opinions on computer security issues. We strive to improve computer security through the sharing of knowledge, dissemination of information, and certification of security products. Be sure to check out their library for excellent research articles.
- National White Collar Crime Center - Computer Crime Section
- The National White Collar Crime Center, through funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance
of the U.S. Department of Justice provides national support for the prevention, investigation, and
prosecution of white collar and economic crimes. Cybercop 101, offered by the Computer Crime Section, "will expose participants to the unique skills and methodologies necessary to assist in the investigation and prosecution of computer crime."
- National Criminal Justice Reference Center
- The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is one of the most extensive sources of information on criminal and juvenile justice in the world, providing services to an international community of policy makers and professionals. NCJRS is a collection of clearinghouses supporting all bureaus of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs: the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the OJP Program Offices. It also supports the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
- NCJRS - Grants
- National Institute of Justice - Office of Science and Technology
- The Justice Technology Information Network (JUSTNET) is a service of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC). The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center is a program of the National Institute of Justice.
- Grant Opportunities
- Computer Security Technology Center
- The Computer Security Technology Center, located at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, provides solutions to U.S. Government agencies facing today's security challenges in information technology. We maintain information protection core-competencies through high-tech, integrated INFOSEC incident response, product development, and consulting services.
- National Infrastructure Protection Center
- [abbreviated from the site] The mission of the NIPC is to (a)manage computer intrusion investigations; (b)support law enforcement, counter terrorism, and foreign counterintelligence missions related to cyber crimes and intrusion; (c)coordinate training for cyber investigators and infrastructure protectors in government and the private sector.
- The FBI's National Computer Crime Squad (NCCS) investigates violations of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986. These crimes cross multiple state or international boundaries. Violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act include intrusions into government, financial, most medical, and Federal interest computers. Federal interest computers are defined by law as two or more computers involved in the criminal offense, which are located in different states. Therefore, a commercial computer which is the victim of an intrusion coming from another state is a "Federal interest" computer.
- Defense Technical Information Center
- DTIC serves as a vital link in providing defense-related information to U.S. Government agencies and their contractors
- High Technology Crime Investigation Association
- An organization of law enforcement and private industry technology experts. Several really good links here.
- Florida Association of Computer Crime Investigators
- The Florida Association of Computer Crime Investigators (FACCI) is a not-for-profit association which was formed for the purpose of providing training, resource sharing, legal updates, and networking opportunities to aid Florida law enforcement agencies and corporations in conducting computer crime investigations.
Information has been quoted from their respective webpages for descriptive purposes.