The Bureau is part of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a U.S. federal government agency that promotes consumer protection and business competition jurisdiction. The FTC pursues law enforcement to advance consumer interests, develops policy and research laws, and creates educational programs for consumers and businesses.
A link to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology.
The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team's (US-CERT) mission is to improve the nation's cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing and proactively manage cyber risks to the nation while protecting the constitutional rights of Americans. US-CERT vision is to be a trusted global leader in cybersecurity - collaborative, agile, and responsive in a complex environment.
A link to the US Chamber of Commerce. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. The Chamber's core purpose is to fight for free enterprise before Congress, the White House, regulatory agencies, the courts, the court of public opinion, and governments around the world.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Advertising Council launched the Ready Business Campaign in September 2004. This extension of the successful Ready Campaign, designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies, focuses specifically on business preparedness. Ready Business helps owners and managers of small- and medium-sized businesses prepare their employees, operations and assets in the event of an emergency.