KSÖ is an association, established in 1975, with more than 200 members including educational institutions, business associations, interest groups representing the federal chamber of commerce and various SMEs and public institutions.
Its main goal is to actively contribute to the devolopment of top priority security issues concerning the general public. Hence, KSÖ serves as a platform to connect stakeholders from the public sector, government, domestic instry, critical infrastructure and the general public.
More than 40 business executives, leaders from the public sector and representatives of research institutions serve as members of the KSÖ board and share their expertise towards various KSÖ projects.
KSÖ’s operations are being managed from an office in Vienna where the necessary resources and infrastructure are available.