The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, is the Union's agency dedicated to achieving a high common level of cybersecurity across Europe.

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, is the Union’s agency dedicated to achieving a high common level of cybersecurity across Europe. Established in 2004 and strengthened by the EU Cybersecurity Act, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity contributes to EU cyber policy, enhances the trustworthiness of ICT products, services and processes with cybersecurity certification schemes, cooperates with Member States and EU bodies, and helps Europe prepare for the cyber challenges of tomorrow. Through knowledge sharing, capacity building and awareness raising, the Agency works together with its key stakeholders to strengthen trust in the connected economy, to boost resilience of the Union’s infrastructure, and, ultimately, to keep Europe’s society and citizens digitally secure.

In a world that has become hyper-connected, cybercriminals pose a significant threat to the internal security of the European Union and security of its citizens online. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for more security in the digital world. People have increased their presence online to maintain personal and professional relations, while cybercriminals have taken advantage of this situation, targeting in particular e-commerce and e-payment businesses, as well as the healthcare system. The ENISA Corporate video reflects our new vision: working towards a trusted and cyber secure Europe in cooperation with the wider community.

What we do
ENISA Mandate and Regulatory Framework

ENISA's Regulation is the Regulation (EU) 2019/881 of the European Parliament and of the EU Council of 17 April 2019 (Cybersecurity Act) on ENISA (the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity) and on information and communications technology cybersecurity certification and repealing Regulation (EU) No 526/2013.

Structure and Organisation
Management Board
The Management Board is ensuring that the Agency carries out its tasks under conditions which enables it to serve in accordance with the founding Regulation.
Executive Board
The Executive Board is preparing decisions to be adopted by the Management Board.
Executive Director
The Executive Director is responsible for managing the Agency and performs his/her duties independently.
National Liaison Officers Network
The NLOs facilitate the exchange of information between ENISA and the EU Member States.
Advisory Group
The Advisory Group advises the Executive Director on drawing up a major part of the annual work programme.
Ad hoc Working Groups
The Executive Director establishes ad hoc Working Groups composed of experts. The ad hoc Working Groups are addressing specific technical and scientific matters.

The Regulation 2019/881 also foresees that ENISA shall assist the Commission in providing the secretariat of the European Cybersecurity Certification Group (ECCG) and ENISA shall provide the secretariat of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group (SCCG).

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