DBR Cybersecurity LLC


Free Resources

At DBR we firmly believe in empowering and supporting home and small businesses computer users in their journey towards a safer digital environment. That’s why we are committed to referring you to these free resources and information to protect you from cyber threats.

Our goal is to raise awareness about the importance of digital security and equip individuals with the knowledge and tools to safeguard their digital assets. We believe that education is the foundation of effective cybersecurity, and by sharing valuable insights and practical tips, we empower you to make informed decisions and take proactive steps to protect your home computers and small businesses.

In all cases, remember to regularly update your software, enable security features, and practice safe online habits to stay protected and keep connected.

Home and Personal Cybersecurity Resources

Cybersecurity Basics:

National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA): https://staysafeonline.org/

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – Online Privacy and Security: https://consumer.ftc.gov/identity-theft-and-online-security/online-privacy-and-security

Password Management:

Bitwarden: https://bitwarden.com/

KeePass: https://keepass.info/

NordPass: https://nordpass.com/

Secure Browsing and VPNs:

Mozilla Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/

Tor Browser: https://www.torproject.org/download/

ProtonVPN: https://protonvpn.com/

Antivirus and Antimalware Software:

Avast Free Antivirus: https://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download

AVG Antivirus Free: https://www.avg.com/en-us/free-antivirus-download

Malwarebytes Free: https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA):

Google Authenticator: https://www.google.com/landing/2step/

Authy: https://authy.com/

Cybersecurity News and Education:

Krebs on Security: https://krebsonsecurity.com/

Schneier on Security: https://www.schneier.com/

SANS Internet Storm Center: https://isc.sans.edu/

Social Media Privacy and Security:

Facebook Privacy and Security: https://www.facebook.com/help/325807937506242/

Twitter Privacy and Safety: https://help.twitter.com/en/safety-and-security

Mobile Device Security:

Android Security Tips: https://support.google.com/android/answer/9079646

Apple iOS Security Guide: https://www.apple.com/business/docs/iOS_Security_Guide.pdf

Online Privacy and Data Protection:

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): https://www.eff.org/

PrivacyTools: https://privacytools.io/

Cybersecurity Podcasts:

“Security Now!” by Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte: https://twit.tv/shows/security-now

“The CyberWire” – Cybersecurity News and Interviews: https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts

Additional Home and Personal Cybersecurity Resources:

NSA Securing your home network – Best practices to help teleworkers protect their home networks from malicious cyber actors.

CISA – Home Network Security Blog

Director of National Intelligence – Keeping your home network secure.

Microsoft – Keep your computer secure at home

CISA – Free Cybersecurity Services and Tools

Washington University (St Louis) – Cybersecurity in the home.

NC Department of Information Technology – Cybersecurity at home

Apple Security

National Cybersecurity Alliance – Mobile Devices

Small Business Cybersecurity Resources

The FCC’s Small Biz Cyber Planner 2.0: https://www.fcc.gov/cyberplanner

NIST Cybersecurity Framework: https://www.nist.gov/cyberframework

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Corner: https://www.nist.gov/itl/smallbusinesscyber

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – Cyber Guidance for Small Businesses: https://www.cisa.gov/cyber-guidance-small-businesses

Cybersecurity for Small Business: https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/small-businesses/cybersecurity

Small Business Development Centers offer free cybersecurity workshops and resources. Find your local SBDC: https://www.sba.gov/local-assistance/find/

Tips and advice for small businesses: https://staysafeonline.org/business-safe-online/resources/

stopramsomware.gov – Provides ransomware protection, detection, and response guidance.

www.nc-pace.org – Coalition of educational, government, and industry working to meet the cybersecurity needs of North Carolina.

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Corner – Information for small to medium size business leaders to reference when developing or strengthening their security programs.

FTC Protecting Small Business – Cybersecurity guidance from the US Federal Trade Commission

National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Cybersecurity for Business – The National Cybersecurity Alliance is a non-profit organization on a mission to create a more secure, interconnected world.

CISA Cyber Guidance for Small Businesses – CISA works with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborate to build a more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future.

FCC Cybersecurity for Small Businesses – Cybersecurity resources from the FCC

Additional Resources on the Web

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provides free cybersecurity services and tools to help organizations improve their security capabilities. You can sign up for vulnerability scanning, phishing testing, cyber resilience review, and more.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a list of free and low-cost online cybersecurity learning content for various audiences and purposes. You can find courses on information technology, security principles, incident response, access controls, and more.

The Celerium website has a collection of over 50 free cybersecurity resources, including training materials, policy templates, guides, videos, and tools. You can learn about cyber threats, best practices, compliance standards, and more.

The SANS Institute offers free cybersecurity resources such as webcasts, white papers, posters, cheat sheets, blogs, security policy templates, and more. You can access expert insights and tips on various cybersecurity topics and domains.