Member States Security Initiatives


National Cyber Security Strategy

Austria cyber security strategy 2013

Austrian Institute of Technology, Department of Safety & Security

ENISA Country Report:

Initiatives/Bodies with Security Interest/Focus

• Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria (Bundeskanzleramt) - Federal ICT Strategy Platform "Digital Austria" (Plattform Digitales Österreich)
• Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria - Information Security Commission; National Security Authority (Bundeskanzleramt; Informationssicherheitskommission)
• Federal Office for Information Security, Federal Chancellery of the Republic ofAustria – Security Policy Department, Secretariat of the National Security Council (Bundeskanzleramt, Sicherheitspolitische Angelegenheiten)
• Federal Ministry of the Interior / Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI)
• Intelligence Office of the Federal Ministry of Defence / Abwehramt des Bundesministeriums für Landesverteidigung
• Austrian Data Protection Commission (Datenschutzkommission)
• Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology / Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (BMVIT)
• Austrian Postal and Telecommunications Authority (OPFB)
• SIT Centre of Secure IT (A-SIT Zentrum für sichere Informationstechnologie)
• Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications / Rundfunkund Telekom Regulierungs GmbH (RTR-GmbH)
• Austrian Communications Authority

• Graz University of Technology - Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications (IAIK)
• Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, Department of Secure Information Systems, Hagenberg
• Stiftung Secure Information and Communication Technologies (SIC)
• University Klagenfurt
• University Linz
• Vienna University of Technology
• Austrian Research Centres
• Initiative Information Security Austria (IISA)
• Austrian Institute for Applied Telecommunications (OIAT)
• - Secure on the net
• Secure Business Austria (SBA)
• The Internet Ombudsman

Sample Nationally Funded Projects
KIRAS - Security research
The Austrian promote security research program - KIRAS - supports national research project, the results of which contribute to the security - to increase for all members of society - as a permanent guarantee a high level of livelihoods and development opportunities.

Funded Projects :

Sample funded projects include for example

3S-VKI - Strategic Security Scenarios for Critical networking infrastructure

AFOR – A digital forensic study

CAIS - Cyber Attack Information System

Cloud Security: A Guide for Public Authorities and SMEs

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