CERT-In is the national nodal agency for responding to computer security incidents as and when they occur. It deals with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing in India. The organization works under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and has head quarters in New Delhi.
- 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.
- CERT-In has signed MoUs with counterpart/similar organizations in about seven countries – Korea, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Uzbekistan and recently with UK.