INCIBE. the Instituto Nacional de Ciberseguridad de España, S.A. (Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute) is an organisation dependent on the Spanish Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo (Ministry for Industry, Energy and Tourism) through SETSI, the Secretaría de Estado de Telecomunicaciones y para la Sociedad de la Información (Secretary of State for Telecommunications and the Information Society), and is the benchmark institution with regard to the development of cybersecurity, and of digital trust for the general public, for RedIRIS (the Spanish academic and research network), and for businesses, especially sectors of strategic importance.
As a centre of excellence, INCIBE is a service offered by the Spanish Government to work towards the development of cybersecurity as an instrument for social transformation and for developing new fields of innovation. To this end, with its activities focused on research, the provision of services, and cooperation with the relevant actors, INCIBE heads a range of initiatives directed at cybersecurity at both a national and an international level.
The Security and Industry CERT, Computer Emergency Response Team of cybersecurity operated by INCIBE, works to enhance the detection and early warning of new threats, responses to and analyses of information security incidents, and the design of preventative measures to address the needs of society at large and, by virtue of a joint working agreement signed by the Secretaria de Estado de Seguridad (Secretary of State for Security) and SETSI, to the security needs of critical infrastructures and the support in cybercrime research.
INCIBE’s mission is to strengthen cybersecurity, trust, and the protection of privacy with respect to services offered within the information society, providing value to the public, businesses, the Spanish Government, the Spanish academic and research network, the information technology sector and strategic sectors in general.
INCIBE’s vision is to achieve its objectives through:
INCIBE promotes the following values: