The Alliance has compiled this set of security resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Security Network

AAM’s Security Professional Network provides security expertise to the museum community.

Other Resources

ACRL/RBMS Guidelines Regarding Security and Theft in Special Collections

The Association of College & Research Libraries shares their standards on security measures and procedures for responding to thefts.

Active Shooter Preparedness

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security shares resources and research on active shooters, which includes a 4-minute training video for staff, Options for Consideration, that illustrates the immediate actions to take if there is an active shooter is in the vicinity.

Cyber Essentials Toolkit

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency shares this toolkit chunks out the CISA Cyber Essentials into bite-sized actions for IT and C-suite leadership.

Hometown Security

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Hometown Security program provides access to tools and resources to support community security and resilience; DHS recognizes that communities are the first line of defense in keeping the public safe and secure. For more resources to help be prepared, visit the products below.

Securing Soft Targets and Crowded Places

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency shares this resource on soft targets. Soft targets and crowded places are increasingly appealing to terrorists and other extremist actors because of their relative accessibility and a large number of potential targets.

Strengthening Security Configurations to Defend Against Attackers Targeting Cloud Services

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provides tactics, techniques, and procedures for organizations to strengthen their cloud environment configurations to protect against, detect, and respond to potential attacks.

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