NRD CS, a specialized cybersecurity company based in Europe, has joined the Council on CyberSecurity as a Provider Member, focused on competencies and supporting the work of the Council. As a member, NRD CS will partner with the Council to promote and encourage the implementation of best practices to reduce vulnerabilities in cyberspace, as well as benefit from close affiliation with the Council's community of experts, bodies of knowledge, tools and programs.

NRD CS, a specialized cybersecurity company based in Europe, has joined the Council on CyberSecurity as a Provider Member, focused on competencies and supporting the work of the Council. As a member, NRD CS will partner with the Council to promote and encourage the implementation of best practices to reduce vulnerabilities in cyberspace, as well as benefit from close affiliation with the Council's community of experts, bodies of knowledge, tools and programs.

The Council on CyberSecurity is a global, independent, expert, nonprofit organization committed to the security of an open Internet, the ongoing development and widespread adoption of the Critical Security Controls, elevating the competencies of the cybersecurity workforce, and the development of policies that lead to measurable improvements in the ability to operate safely, securely and reliably in cyberspace.

NRD CS designs and implements early warning systems and modern e-crime and fraud management platforms, consults and develops cybersecurity capabilities of specialized organizations, and provides incident response services. Its geographic reach extends from Central and Eastern Europe to East Africa and beyond.

"While working on securing digital environment mostly in Developing and Emerging Economies, we strongly believe in participation and contribution towards the global knowledge. Therefore, we are very excited to contribute to the research teams of the Council on CyberSecurity and disseminate this expertise and insights to our projects. We are committed to provide dedicated cyber security trainings, implementation of tools and technologies, IT security reviews and tailor-made cyber defense plans while referring to the Critical Controls", said Dr. Vilius Benetis, CEO of NRD CS. "We will also seek for active collaboration with universities and other partners in order to get them involved in the initiative and enable more organizations to take advantage of these very practical and specific open-source measures."

"As a global entity, the Council on CyberSecurity is proud to work with companies and organizations all over the world to improve Internet security," stated Chief Operating Officer of the Council on CyberSecurity, Maurice Uenuma. "We are very pleased to welcome NRD CS as a new member and work together to identify, validate, promote and sustain cybersecurity best practice."

For information regarding membership to the Council on CyberSecurity, visit the Council's website at www.counciloncybersecurity.org/membership.

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About the Council on Cybersecurity

The Council on CyberSecurity is an independent, expert, not-for-profit organization with a global scope committed to the security of an open Internet. The Council is committed to the ongoing development and widespread adoption of the Critical Controls, to elevating the competencies of the cybersecurity workforce, and to the development of policies that lead to measurable improvements in our ability to operate safely, securely and reliably in cyberspace. For more information, visit the website at www.CouncilonCyberSecurity.org.

About NRD CS

NRD CS is a specialized cyber security company and a cyber security centre of excellence for Norway Registers Development AS, BAIP and Norway Registers Development East Africa Ltd whom NRD CS assists in creating a secure digital environment for states, governments, corporations and citizens in Central and Eastern Europe, East Africa and other regions. For more information, visit the website at www.nrdcs.lt.