Mission and Objectives

‘Securing Europe’s Information Society’

The mission of ENISA is to contribute to securing Europe’s information society by raising “awareness of network and information security and to develop and promote a culture, of network and information security in society for the benefit of citizens, consumers, enterprises and public sector organizations in the Union”[1]

Strategic Objectives

ENISA’s strategic objectives are derived from the ENISA regulation, inputs from the Member States and relevant communities, including private sector.

In cooperation and in support to the Member States and the Union institutions,

ENISA in priority seeks to achieve:

#Expertise Anticipate and support Europe in facing emerging network and information security challenges, by collating, analyzing and making available information and expertise on key NIS issues potentially impacting the EU, taking into account the evolutions of the digital environment.

#Policy Promote network and information security as an EU policy priority, by assisting the European Union institutions and Member States in developing and implementing EU policies and law related to NIS.

#Capacity Support Europe maintaining state-of-the-art network and information security capacities, by assisting the Member States and European Union bodies in reinforcing their NIS capacities.

#Community Foster the emerging European network and information security community, by reinforcing cooperation at EU level among Member States, European Union bodies and relevant NIS stakeholders, including the private sector.

#Enabling Reinforce ENISA’s impact, by improving the management of its resources and engaging more efficiently with its stakeholders, including Member States and Union Institutions, as well as at international level.

 ENISA's Strategy 2016-2020 is also available online.

[1] Article 1(1) of ENISA Regulation (EU) No 526/2013

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