The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is a centre of expertise for cybersecurity in Europe. The Agency is located in Greece with its seat in Athens and a branch office in Heraklion, Crete.

ENISA location

ENISA is actively contributing to a high level of network and information security (NIS) within the Union, since it was set up in 2004, to the development of a culture of NIS in society and in order to raise awareness of NIS, thus contributing to proper functioning of the internal market.

The Agency works closely together with Members States and private sector to deliver advice and solutions. This includes, the pan-European Cybersecurity Exercises, the development of National Cybersecurity Strategies, CSIRTs cooperation and capacity building, but also studies on secure Cloud adoption, addressing data protection issues, privacy enhancing technologies and privacy on emerging technologies, eIDs and trust services, and identifying the cyber threat landscape, and others. ENISA also supports the development and implementation of the European Union's policy and law on matters relating to NIS.

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What does ENISA do

ENISA's approach is illustrated below by presenting its activities in three areas:

  • Recommendations
  • Activities that support policy making and implementation
  • ‘Hands On’ work, where ENISA collaborates directly with operational teams throughout the EU

ENISA activities


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