National Cybersecurity Organisation: Germany

The country report on national cybersecurity organisation in Germany is part of the National Cybersecurity Governance Series published by the NATO CCDCOE. The aim of the series is to improve awareness of cybersecurity management in the varied national settings, support nations enhancing their own cybersecurity governance, encourage the spread of best practices, and contribute to the development of interagency and international cooperation.

The German country report by Sebastian Cymutta outlines the division of cybersecurity roles and responsibilities between agencies in Germany, describes their mandate, tasks, and competences as well as coordination between them. The report offers an introduction to the broader digital ecosystem of the country and outlines national cybersecurity strategy objectives providing the context for the organisational approach.

This publication is a product of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. It does not necessarily reflect the policy or the opinion of the Centre or NATO. The CCDCOE is a NATO-accredited cyber defence hub focusing on research, training and exercises. It represents a community of 29 nations providing a 360-degree look at cyber defence, with expertise in the areas of technology, strategy, operations and law.

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