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Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates National Cyber Forensic Lab and CyPAD

 

 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates National Cyber Forensic Lab and CyPAD: Details, Aim, Significance, Highlights

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 19 February 2019, inaugurated a national cyber forensic lab and Cyber Prevention, Awareness & Detection Centre (CyPAD).

The National Cyber Forensic Lab (NCFL) is part of the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) initiative and CyPAD is the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit.

About Cyber Prevention, Awareness & Detection Centre (CyPAD)

Cyber Prevention, Awareness & Detection Centre (CyPAD) forensics, cyber safety and security-related services to the citizens as well as to police units and agencies of Delhi. CyPAD will deal with crypto-currency frauds, international tech-supported frauds and other cybersecurity related services.

About the National Cyber Forensic Lab (NCFL)

National Cyber Forensic Lab (NCFL) is part of the Union Home Ministry’s Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C). The NCFL includes units likes Memory Forensics Labs, Image Enhancement Lab, Network Forensics Lab, Malware Forensics Lab, Cryptocurrency Forensics Lab, Damaged Hard Disk and Advanced Mobile Forensics Lab. Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) consists of seven verticals namely

National Cybercrime Threat Analytics Unit (TAU).
National Cybercrime Reporting.
Platform for Joint Cybercrime Investigation Team.
National Cybercrime Forensic Laboratory (NCFL) Ecosystem.
National Cybercrime Training Centre (NCTC).
Cybercrime Ecosystem Management Unit.
National Cyber Research and Innovation Centre.

Both CyPAD and NCFL will assist law enforcers to proactively address cyber threats in coordination with other law-enforcement agencies, national & international cybersecurity organization and various online intermediaries.


 

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