Cybersecurity: Federal Government Authoritative Reports and Resources

This report serves as a starting point for congressional staff assigned to cover cybersecurity issues related to federal and military government activities. Much is written by and about the federal government’s efforts to address cybersecurity policy challenges, and this CRS report directs the reader to authoritative sources that address many of the most prominent issues. The annotated descriptions of these sources are listed in reverse chronological order with an emphasis on material published in the past several years. This report includes resources and studies from government agencies (federal, state, local, and international), think tanks, academic institutions, news organizations, and other sources related to

Table 1, overview reports;

Table 2, federal acquisitions rules and federal contractors;

Table 3, federal agency audits and evaluations, including Government Accountability Office (GAO);

Table 4, federal workforce;

Table 5, White House and Office of Management and Budget (OMB);

Table 6, cybersecurity framework and information sharing;

Table 7, Department of Homeland Security (DHS);

Table 8, Department of Defense (DOD); and

Table 9, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

The following CRS reports comprise a series that compiles authoritative reports and resources on these additional cybersecurity topics:

CRS Report R44405, Cybersecurity: Overview Reports and Links to Government, News, and Related Resources, by Rita Tehan

CRS Report R44406, Cybersecurity: Education, Training, and R&D Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Rita Tehan

CRS Report R44408, Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Rita Tehan

CRS Report R44410, Cybersecurity: Critical Infrastructure Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Rita Tehan

CRS Report R44417, Cybersecurity: State, Local, and International Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Rita Tehan

CRS Report R43310, Cybersecurity: Data, Statistics, and Glossaries, by Rita Tehan

CRS Report R43317, Cybersecurity: Legislation, Hearings, and Executive Branch Documents, by Rita Tehan