The list below are relevant resources that the COAR team utilizes:

Security Tool Sets

SQLMapw3afBurp Suite


Cyber Terminology Resources

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies GlossarySANS Glossary
Tech Terms GlossaryThe University of Texas at Austin - Information Technology Services Glossary
OWASP GlossaryEverything you wanted to know about Tor


Cyber News

Homeland Security NewswireTechNewsWorld
SANS NewslettersSC Magazine
GCN NewsInformation Week Dark Reading
The Hacker NewsThreat Post


Vulnerability Tracking and Reporting

MS-ISACCVE - Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures
Verisign Cyber Security IntelligenceOffensive Security Public Exploit Database
Rapid7 Public Vulnerability and Exploit Database


Interactive Learning Modules

Hak5Smash the StackHack This SiteINFOSEC InstituteFacebook CTF Open Source
OWASPDamn Vulnerability Web ApplicationOWASP - WebGoat ProjectHacking - LabMetasploit - Unleashed
KaliLeap CoursesCyber Security 101Cyber Securty 201UDEMY
MIT Open CoursewareCourseraCybraryProject Ideas IssuesProject Ideas Wiki
Cyber Degrees -
Free Online Courses
Cyber Degrees - The Big ListOpen Security TrainingVulnHubWargames
n00bs CTF LabsBackdoorPwnablepicoCTFEmbedded Security CTF
ReversingTorpwn0RingZer0Hellbound Hackers
Hacker ChallengesBright ShadowsMod-xNmapHackerTest
NetForceSecurity OverrideShell Storm CTFPractice CTF List


Reddit Channels

/r/netsecstudents - netsec for students (*this is probably be the best place to start for beginners*)r/netsec/ - network security/r/blackhat - Hackers on Steroids/r/computerforensics - IR Archaeologists
/r/crypto - Cryptography news and discussion/r/Cyberpunk - High-Tech Low-Lifes/r/lockpicking - Popular Hacker Hobby/r/Malware - Malware reports and information
/r/onions - Things That Make You Cry/r/privacy - Orwell Was Right/r/pwned - "What Security?"/r/REMath - Math behind reverse engineering
/r/ReverseEngineering - Binary Reversing/r/rootkit - Software and hardware rootkits/r/securityCTF - CTF new and write-ups/r/SocialEngineering – social engineering tactics
/r/sysadmin - Overworked Crushed Souls/r/vrd - Vulnerability Research and Development/r/xss - Cross Site Scripting