ENISA: National Cyber Security Strategies Analysis

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Contributed by Stefano Mele

To assist the EU Member States in the important task of developing and maintaining a successful national cyber security strategy, ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) is developing a ´Good Practice Guide´.

The guide will present good practices and recommendations on how to develop, implement and maintain a cyber security strategy.

This paper presents some of the preliminary findings from this project.

It includes a short analysis of the current status of cyber security strategies within the European Union (EU) and elsewhere. It also identifies common themes and differences, and concludes with a series of observations and recommendations.

About ENISA:  The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) is an EU agency created to advance the functioning of the internal market. ENISA is a centre of excellence for the European Member States and European institutions in network and information security, giving advice and recommendations and acting as a switchboard of information for good practices. Moreover, the agency facilitates contacts between the European institutions, the Member States and private business and industry actors.

The National Cyber Security Strategies Analysis from ENISA can be downloaded here:

Information Security
Security Strategies Best Practices Cyber Security Network Security ENISA Guidelines European Union Analysis Resource
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