Computer Science and Information Security

Technical, business-related, and global information about computer science and information security.

Information about Info Security

The full lists of databases with information about various aspects of information security are:

Tips about specific databases or series:

Law and Policy

  • CQ Researcher (Congressional Quarterly) has topics you can browse. Under Defense and National Security --> Technology are fairly recent reports on Cybersecurity and on Privacy
  • For more information about law or policy, contact my colleague Yunshan Ye (, who is extremely nice

Business Information

  • ABI/INFORM -- Business news
  • Gartner -- Reports and information about technology and communications industries
  • For marketing reports and other business information, use the databases in the Business list
Some of the national and international agreements, frameworks, laws, and information about cybersecurity.


United States


Examples of corporate reports about threats to cybersecurity -- current as of September 2021

These reports contain categories of incident, what countries were involved, timelines, statistics about costs, trends, and more.
(They are all free, but require registration.)



Begin by looking at the Standards page on this guide.

More information:
You can search everybody's standards on the IHS store

  • You can sort by "Best match" or several other ways; to sort by most recent first, use "Publication date, descending"
  • Click "quick view" to see the abstract



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