National Cyber Coordination Centre

  • NCCC is a multi-stakeholder cyber-security and e-surveillance agency implemented by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
  • NCCC has been set up to scan the country’s web traffic to detect cyber security threats.
  • It scans the cyberspace in the country for cyber security threats at metadata level to generate situational awareness.
  • It derives its powers as per provisions of section 69B of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the Rules notified thereunder.
  • It will be India’s first layer for cyber threat monitoring and all communication with government and private service providers will be monitored by it.
  • Its mandate is to scan internet traffic and communication metadata coming into the country to detect real-time cyber threat and alert various organisations as well as internet service providers (ISPs) for timely action.
  • NCCC also will coordinate between intelligence agencies, specifically during network intrusions and cyber-attacks.
  • It will have virtual contact with the control room of all ISPs to scan traffic within the country, flowing at the point of entry and exit, including international gateway.
  • Apart from monitoring the Internet, the NCCC will also look into various threats posed by cyber-attacks.
  • It will have top experts from the cyber security field and will run like similar organisation in other countries such as the US, the UK, France, Germany, etc.