Member States Security Initiatives

United Kingdom

National Cyber Security Strategy

Cyber Security Strategy of the United Kingdom (2011) View here

The UK Cyber Security Strategy

To promote research in cyber security,:
UK Set up 11 Universities as Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, established 3 new Research Institutes in the Science of Cyber Security, set up 2 cyber security Centres for Doctoral Training to ensure the UK gains the high-end cyber security skills needed to tackle current and future cyber challenges.


ENISA Country report : Cyber Security Strategy of the United Kingdom (2009)

Initiatives/Bodies with Security Interest/Focus

• Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance (OCSIA)
• Centre for the Protection of the National Infrastructure (CPNI)
• Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
• Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
• Ofcom
• Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)
• Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC)
• Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA)
• Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU)

• Institute for Information Security Professionals (IISP)
• Royal Holloway University of London

• Cyber Security Challenge UK
• ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) – UK Chapter
• British Standards Institute (BSI)
• BCS Security Forum
• Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC)
• Technology Strategy Board (TSB)

Links of relevance
Cyber Security Strategy of the United Kingdom (2009)
Keeping the UK safe in cyber space:

Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance:

Cyber Security Challenge:

Research Councils UK (RCUK) Cybersecurity:

Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research:

Cybersecurity: research and innovation for a more secure Britain :

"Keeping the Country Running - Natural Hazards and Infrastructure"

'National Security through Technology' 

Nationally Funded Projects

Technology Strategy Board


Countercept- a Blended ETDR Tool (project no.#720457)

MARS - Modelling Autonomous Reasoning System (project no. #101247)

MXD - Micro Cross Device Communication Platform (project no.#101776)

IProve - Authentication as a Service (project no.#972185)

IP Protecting Cloud Services in Supply Chains (IPCRESS) (project no.#101416)

Removing the data security barrier for the cloud (project no.#101421)

MyKey: Enabling Faster & Safer Access to Mobile Services (project no.#972186)

PRISMTECH: Cirrus (project no.#720229)

De Montfort University and Nexor Limited (project no.#508848)

University of Lincoln and Lincoln Security Limited (project no.#508977)

Queen's University Belfast And Relay Software Limited (project no.#508743)

Harrier: An Android email client for Military users (project no.#720398)

SHAWN (Secure High availability Avionics Wireless Networks) (project no.#101658)

Augmented Intelligence Help Systems (Akacode Tech) (project no.#720476)

Crystal Key - An Unforgeable Unclonable Personal Verification System (project no.#972187)

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