Internet economy

Information security and privacy

 

Short address for this page:
www.oecd.org/sti/security-privacy

 

Security and privacy are essential for the Internet economy to continue to serve as a platform for innovation, new sources of economic growth and social development. The OECD focuses on the development of better policies to ensure that security and privacy foster economic and social prosperity in an open an interconnected digital world.

 

This work is carried out by the OECD Working Party on Information Security and Privacy (WPISP), under the Committee for Information, Computers and Communications Policy (ICCP).

 

Latest update: Revised OECD Privacy Guidelines

 

Privacy

Security

© olly - fotolia.com

Overview of OECD work and privacy guidelines

Privacy enforcement co-operation

Security - Risk management

Review of the 2002 OECD security guidelines

National cybersecurity strategies

Critical information infrastructures protection (CIIP)

Malware and botnets

[More]

Digital identity

Indicators

© semisatch - Fotolia.com

Guidance for digital identity management

National strategies for digital identity management

E-authentification

 

© Thinkstock

Security and privacy indicators

 

Protecting children online

Other work areas

© tan4ikk - Fotolia.com

OECD Recommendation on the protection of children online

Radio-frequency identification (RFID)

Cryptography policy

 

Latest news and reports

Key documents

The 2013 OECD Privacy Guidelines
10 September 2013

Improving the Evidence Base for Information Security and Privacy Policies: Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges related to Measuring Information Security, Privacy and the Protection of Children Online
20 December 2012

Cybersecurity: Managing risks for greater opportunities (Blog post)
29 November 2012

OECD reviews its 2002 Security Guidelines
21 November 2012

Cybersecurity policy making at a turning point: Analysing a new generation of national cybersecurity strategies
21 November 2012

A secure Internet as an engine of economic growth. Remarks by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at EU Cybersecurity and Digital Crimes Forum
Brussels, 31 May 2012

Protecting children online
21 February 2012

Regulation of transborder data flows under data protection and privacy law
9 December 2011

Digital identity management for natural persons: Enabling innovation and trust in the Internet economy: Guidance for government policy
1 December 2011

OECD releases terms of reference for the review of the OECD Privacy Guidelines
1 November 2011

[More reports]

OECD Guidelines for the Security of Information Systems and Networks: Towards a Culture of Security (2002)

OECD Recommendation on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructures (2008)

OECD Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data (1980)

 

[More]

 

 

Related Documents

 

What is the OECD Working Party on Information Security and Privacy (WPISP)?

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Administered Areas
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Serbia and Montenegro (pre-June 2006)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (UK)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe