Finland’s national security is the responsibility of a number of different stakeholders, both in ministries and agencies. National security requires continuous cross-sectoral cooperation.
The Ministry of the Interior participates extensively in the handling of national security matters at the Government level. In addition, the Ministry guides and directs the activities of the Finnish Security and Intelligence Service, and prepares related legislation.
National security is about the common security of Finnish society and about Finland’s sovereignty.
The aim is to improve society’s capabilities to protect against threats to national security.
Hybrid threats are countered through networking and cooperation between authorities.
The aim is to protect the increasingly digital society from hostile cyber attacks.