Background

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Part of the Cyber Security Strategy

FINCSC is a certification mechanism that has been developed in cooperation with public and private sector actors. The mechanism supports the implementation of the Finnish National Cyber Security Strategy in two lines of action.

Knowledge development

Improving the cyber security knowledge and understanding in society

Requirement management

Setting up a common criteria for organizations to manage cyber security

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Certification targets

In certification organization’s activities are examined against the set evaluation criteria. Evaluation criteria covers the organization’s computing environment and practices as well as the personnel involved in the processing of information.

Processes

- Policies and practices
- Work instructions

Personnel

- Users
- Administrators

Facilities

- Premises
- Storage units
- Data erasure solutions

Technology

- End devices
- Intermediary devices
- Storage devices
- Software and applications

Outside the scope of the certification

- Internet
- Service providers
- Public services

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Maintenance

Certification mechanism is maintained by cyber security research, development and training center JYVSECTEC which operates under JAMK University of Applied Sciences. JYVSECTEC works in close cooperation with the assessment bodies and advisory board. The advisory board consist of representatives of business life and public administration.

jamk.fi - Institute of Information Technology
Elinkeinoelämän Keskusliitto
Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce
Regional Council of Central Finland
Telia
Traficom - National Cyber Security Centre
The Federation of Finnish Enterprises
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