CERT-In

  • CERT-In stands for Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)
  • CERT-In is nodal government agency that deals with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing in India.
  • It comes under the aegis of Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
  • Established in 2004
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Objective:
    • Protect Indian cyberspace and software infrastructure against destructive and hacking activities.
    • Strengthen security-related defence of the Indian Internet domain. Issue guidelines, vulnerability notes, advisories, and whitepapers regarding to information security practices, prevention, procedures, response and reporting of cyber security incidents.