Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) – A 7-Pronged Scheme to Fight Cyber Crime

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:33


New Delhi : Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy, in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha stated that, MHA has rolled out a scheme ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C)’ for the period 2018-2020, to combat cyber crime in the country, in a coordinated and effective manner. The scheme has following seven components:

(i) National Cybercrime Threat Analytics Unit.

(ii) National Cybercrime Reporting Portal.

(iii) Platform for Joint Cybercrime Investigation Team.

(iv) National Cybercrime Forensic Laboratory Ecosystem.

(v) National Cybercrime Training Centre.

(vi) Cybercrime Ecosystem Management Unit.

(vii) National Cyber Research and Innovation Centre.

Cybercrime Reporting Portal has been launched to enable citizens to report online content pertaining to Child Pornography (CP)/ Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) or sexually explicit content such as Rape/Gang Rape (CP/RGR).

The Central Government has taken steps to spread awareness on cyber crime, issue cyber related alerts/ advisories, capacity building/ training of law enforcement officers/ judges/ prosecutors, improving cyber forensics facilities etc. to prevent cyber crime and expedite investigations, stated the Minister of State for Home Affairs .