HERAKLION, Greece and BRUSSELS, July 17 -- Do you feel you have the competence
to be one of the Experts advising ENISA? The European Network and Information
Security Agency, i.e. the EU Agency ENISA, is launching the call for new members
to its Permanent Stakeholders’ Group (PSG)
(http://www.enisa.europa.eu/pages/03_03.htm). The PSG advises the Executive
Director in e.g. drawing up a proposal for the Agency’s work programme,
and all issues related thereto.

The PSG will be composed of thirty leading Experts in Network and Information
Security. The PSG Members should represent relevant stakeholders, e.g:
information and communication technologies industry, consumer and user
organisations, as well as academic and research institutions. The selected
applicants will be appointed ad personam as PSG Members. They do neither
represent a country nor a company.

Applicants should provide the Executive Director with the details of their
professional experience and level of expertise (i.a. a summary of
qualifications, a detailed CV in English in European format (
http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/); as well as a separate letter of motivation
explaining how they intend to contribute to the mandate of the PSG).

How to apply? Complete applications should be sent by email to the following
address: PSGCall2009@enisa.europa.eu . Applications should submit their
applicants as soon as possible and not later than 30th October 2009.

The Executive Director will take the following criteria into consideration
while assessing the applications:

- proven abilities in the fields relevant to the mandate of the PSG;

- capacity to contribute to issues that relate to the Agency’s tasks

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- the ability to cover a wide range of expertise in information and
communication technology industries.

Indicatively, about 15 Experts may be selected from e.g. fixed and mobile
telecommunication operators, internet service providers, security service
providers, hardware/software industries); consumer and user organisations.
Approximately 5 Experts could be selected from e.g. internet and users,
administrations, public and private service sector); and academia/research.
Around 10 Experts may be selected from areas of activity such as cryptographic
applications, identity management, biometrics, risk analysis and management,
network and information security and electronic processes).The mandate of the
forthcoming PSG runs from February 2010 until July 2012. Travel and subsistence
expenses incurred for PSG activities are reimbursed by the Agency.

Full call: Practical Guidance for Applicants to the ENISA Permanents
Stakeholders’ Group (


SOURCE: ENISA - European Network and Information Security Agency

For more details contact: Media: Ulf Bergstrom, Press Communications Officer
ENISA, press@enisa.europa.eu . Tel: +30-6948-460-143. Applicants: PSG
Secretariat: PSGCall2009@enisa.europa.eu.