The purpose of this framework is to ensure effective handling of severe cyber security incidents from company level up to political level.


January 2019 saw the publication of the National Cyber Security
Strategy for Norway. One of the objectives in this strategy is for the Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) to expand the Framework for Handling Cyber Security Incidents.

The threat landscape

It can be seen that the threat landscape facing industrial control and security systems is growing in size and complexity.

In 2015, the Committee of Digital Vulnerabilities in Society (the Lysneutvalg) recommended that sectoral enterprises either partner with KraftCERT or find other solutions for active cooperation.

Strong sectoral response teams will help boost robustness against cyber security incidents.

Stronger spotlight on ICT security