NICC Annual Report: Year in Review 2023

This year has been pivotal in enhancing our nation’s digital security through various initiatives and collaborations.

  • Nationwide Cybersecurity Awareness Programs: In alignment with the G20 India initiative, the NICC conducted extensive cybersecurity awareness programs, courses and workshops across India. These initiatives aimed at educating the students, public, businesses, and government entities about cybersecurity best practices and emerging threats.
  • Establishment of Cybersecurity Centres of Excellence: In a major stride towards regional cybersecurity enhancement, the NICC has established state-of-the-art Cybersecurity Centres of Excellence across various states in India. These centres serve as hubs for research, training, and development of cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions.
  • Grant Programs for Cybersecurity Research: A major highlight of this year has been the disbursement of Rs. 11.8 crores in funds towards grants and research programs specifically designed for these Centres of Excellence. These grants are aimed at accelerating cybersecurity research and development, fostering innovation, and building a robust cybersecurity ecosystem across India.
  • Advancements in AI and Cybersecurity: The NICC’s AI Cybersecurity Center has made remarkable progress in developing secure AI solutions, addressing the complexities of AI in national security systems.
  • Global Collaboration and Threat Neutralization: In collaboration with international cybersecurity agencies, the NICC has successfully countered numerous cyber threats, significantly enhancing the security of our national infrastructure.
  • Looking Forward: As we embark on 2024, the NICC reiterates its commitment to safeguarding India’s cyber and information space. Our focus remains on expanding cybersecurity capabilities, fostering innovative research, and building resilient digital infrastructure nationwide.