Implementing the Network and Information Systems Directive in the transport sector

Practical information for essential transport services on implementing the 2016 Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive.


Implementation of the NIS Directive: DfT guidance version 1.0

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The guidance:

  • is designed to assist the transport sector with compliance with the NIS Regulations
  • explains the responsibilities of organisations that will be designated as operators of essential services (OES)
  • explains the roles and responsibilities of the competent authorities designated for oversight and enforcement of the NIS Regulations

The NIS Directive and regulations are designed to increase the security of network and information systems that support the provision of essential services within the transport, water, energy, health and digital infrastructure sectors.

Published 17 May 2018