The USDA Cyber Security Manual, Series 3500, is published to address the needs of Cyber Security professionals and other technical specialists useful in the protection of departmental IT assets. The manual is designed to be both a policy roadmap and an operational document.
The manual contains a wide variety of security information and had been structured by subject and related topics within a chapter and part arrangement. Each subject has been assigned a unique number within the 3500 series; each topic has been given a part number. Users should set up their handbook by number and part. Assignment of the numbers is designed to facilitate organization of material in the Cyber Security Manual.