CESS provides strategic, operational and technical security and risk management expertise. It has competences in security and defense consulting, decisions support systems, analytical methods and tools, scenario development and modelling and simulation.

CESS has a highly experienced team of security experts and a Europe-wide network of partners, working on projects security of security concepts and risk analysis and management. Its experience in security research originates from participation in various national and international projects including topics of crisis and disaster management, protection of critical infrastructures including healthcare, CBRNE doctrines, treat and scenario forecast and security planning and decision support.