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About CSEC

CSEC is a independent unit within the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration.

CSEC is Swedens national certification body regarding IT security products. CSEC also represents Sweden in CCRA, an international collaboration regarding certified IT security products.


FMV has performed evaluation work based on the principles in the Common Criteria since 1989.Today, CSEC and FMV contribute in several Swedish agency projects regarding "Protection Profiles" for secure USB memory sticks, secure Smart Phones and other important security devices. These Protection Profiles will later be used by Swedish authorities when procuring secure IT equipment .

International collaboration

  • Since 2008, CSEC is approved as a national certification body within CCRA, the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement. The worlds leading countries in the field of IT security participate in this work
  • CSEC is Sweden's signatory in CCRA, which means that CSEC represents Sweden and takes care of Sweden's interests in the CCRA cooperation
  • Certificates issued by CSEC are recognized by CCRA:s member countries

Approved in Europe

  • Since 2008, CSEC is accredited by SWEDAC, the Swedish Board for Accreditation and Conformity Assessment
  • The accreditation ensures that certificates issued by CSEC is recognised by nations within EA, the European Cooperation for Accreditation
  • SWEDAC annually verify that CSEC comply with the requirements that form the basis for the accreditation

Licensed Evaluation Facilities – ITSEF:s

  • In 2008, CSEC licensed two evaluation facilities; atsec information security and Combitech.
  • The licences are issued after examination of the companies quality management system and working methodology according to the principles in the Common Criteria
  • The licenced evaluation facilities are entitled to perform evaluations under the supervision of CSEC

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Contact CSEC

CSEC is a protected property. This menas that all our visitors must be applyed and approved by CSEC before the visit. Do not forget to bring your ID. We will meet you in the front desk after you have sign up.

115 88 Stockholm

Visiting address:

Banérgatan 62, Stockholm