White Papers

This section of White Papers is courtesy of The Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS).

CoESS is the umbrella organization for 23 national private security employers’ associations, of which 18 in EU Member States.

CoESS is recognised by the European Commission as a European sectoral social partner and is active in a constructive Social Dialogue with UNI Europa.

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2019 Oct - CoESS and Euralarm - Joint Cybersecurity Guidelines 2019

2019 Oct - CoESS White Paper 2019 - The Security Continuum in the New Normal

2017 Oct - CoESS Best practices in Transport security

2016 Dec - Critical Infrastructure Security and Protection - The Public-Private Opportunity

Denis Caleta, James F. Powers

November 2020 - Cyber Terrorism and Extremism as Threat to Critical Infrastructure Protection book


Assoc. Prof David Rehak, Ph.D., VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Safety Engineering

August 2020 - Indication of Critical Infrastructure Resilience Failure

Robert Mikac / Marina Mitrevska / Toni Mileski


University of Applied Sciences, TH Koln

Common Criteria for the Assessment of Critical Infrastructures

National Cyber Security Centre

June 2020 - Incident management - How to effectively detect, respond to and resolve cyber incidents

Federal Emergency Management Agency

June 2020 - Continuity Resource Toolkit

VSB – Technical University of Ostrava / Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration / University of Žilina

June 2020 - Integral approach to assessing the criticality of railway infrastructure elements

VSB – Technical University of Ostrava / University of Žilina

June 2020 - Identifying critical elements of road infrastructure using cascading impact assessment


VSB - Technical University of Ostrava / University of Zilina / Tomas Bata University in Zlin

May 2020 - Safety and Security Issues in Technical Infrastructures - foreward by IACIPP