Research Centres

Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank – dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues.

Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has as it mission to explore and understand cyberspace; to study its development, dynamics, norms, and standards; and to assess the need or lack thereof for laws and sanctions.

Center for Democracy & Technology is a nonprofit public policy organization and the leading Internet freedom organization working at the critical edge of policy innovation. Their mission is to conceptualize and implement public policies that will keep the Internet open, innovative, and free.

Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the cyber security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, with a commitment to excellence through collaboration.

Internet Engineering Task Force has as its goal to make the Internet work better. The mission of the IETF is to make the Internet work better by producing high quality, relevant technical documents that influence the way people design, use, and manage the Internet.

ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a private, not-for-profit US corporation whose primary function is the coordination of the technical management of the Internet's domain name and addressing system.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice, helping to make industry more efficient and effective. Developed through global consensus, they help to break down barriers to international trade.

Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is an international federation of individual CERTs that work together to share technical and security incident information. It includes over 220 members from 42 countries.