About us

Cybersecurity is our field of expertise

SINTEF offers solid expertise in cybersecurity. We are up-to-date on trends and threats, and apply research in key areas such as risk management, prevention and management of IT security incidents, software security, privacy and security of the Internet of Things.

Our research team contributes to a society where we can rely on digital services, feel secure when we communicate with each other using digital communication platform, and where we can live in a digitalized society without violating our privacy principles.

Our services

Risk assessment of the company’s IT systems

Systematic review of cybersecurity in IT systems during implementation or in use. We identify areas for improvement and suggest mitigations.

Security Management

We provide advice and support to businesses on how to establish and develop an information security management system based on ISO 27001.

Applied research

Our research is developed in cooperation with companies in various application domains, such as software development, aviation, the maritime sector, critical infrastructure such as power and water supply, health / welfare, etc.

Talks on current topics

Security in the Internet of Things, 5G security, How to build-in security and privacy, Trust in the cloud, Cyber insurance, Secure software development processes, etc.

Research assistance

We do research to solve the challenges your organization faces. We know external sources of funding and can participate in grant application writing to secure funding for your research project. We offer:

  • Special expertise in interaction between technology, people, organization and security
  • Technological expertise in software quality and secure software development processes
  • Well-functioning methods that can be adapted to individual needs
  • SINTEF is independent of suppliers and authorities

SINTEF is Scandinavia’s largest independent research organisation. As an R&D partner, we contribute to value creation and increased competitiveness within the public and private sectors. SINTEF is an independent and non-profit enterprise. The profits from contracted research are invested in new research, scientific equipment and expertise. SINTEF has 2000 employees.