Free Cybersecurity Tools and Services List Published by CISA

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) says this "living repository" is a mix of popular open source and free tools and services from both the private and public sectors.

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

February 18, 2022

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The US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has assembled an online list of free and open source security tools and services — including its own — in an effort to help organizations improve their security posture.

CISA calls the list a "living repository" of free tools and services provided by private- and public-sector organizations that will updated as needed with new resources. The freebie list maps to four goals from the agency's "CISA Insights: Implement Cybersecurity Measures Now to Protect Against Critical Threats" recommendations:

  • Reducing the likelihood of a damaging cyber incident

  • Detecting malicious activity quickly

  • Responding effectively to confirmed incidents

  • Maximizing resilience

Among the types of free tools in the list compiled by CISA: CISA's vulnerability scanning and incident response services, Microsoft's Defender Application Guard, Microsoft Defender Antivirus, Google Safe Browsing, Cloudflare Zero Trust Services, and Mandiant Attack Surface Management.

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