Welcome to the National Cybercrime Training Centre (CyTrain). Aim of the project is capacity building focused on combating cybercrimes, impact containment and investigations.

Objectives of CyTrain are Focusing on standardization of course curriculum, Development of hands-on training modules for cybercrime detection, containment and reporting using simulated cyber environments, Development of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and Establishment of Cyber Labs. This is a virtual training centre hosted by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The intended trainees are officers of all ranks including senior officers from States / Union Territories as well as from Central Police Organizations/Central Armed Police Forces.

Cybercrime is becoming a global phenomenon and a worldwide concern. As cybercriminals face no boundaries, the traditional law enforcement approach is becoming obsolete. If the borders and artificial boundaries set up by countries are becoming a big obstacle to investigate and prosecute traditional crime, the concerns are even bigger in regards to identifying, investigating, prosecuting and bringing cybercriminals before justice.

Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) aims to overcome obstacles by assisting state law enforcement agencies in all aspects regarding cybercrime intelligence development and sharing, training, forensics, research, and also by facilitating exchange of information and cooperation amongst them. A vital aspect for fighting cybercrime is that the state law enforcement agencies have cyber intelligence, investigation and forensic units that are fully prepared both from the equipment and the knowledge point of view to face cybercriminals and their destructive actions.

The expanding ubiquity, frequency, and severity of cybercrimes entail LEAs to think beyond the one-size-fits-all training strategy. In devising new counter-responses, continual advancement in knowledge and skill of cybercrimes is a core imperative. Capacity-building for LEAs must be seen in the context of boosting the capabilities in these functional areas:

  1. To detect cybercrimes
  2. To receive complaints about cybercrimes
  3. To be a first responder to the complaints about cybercrimes
  4. To collect cyber crime threat intelligence about cyber criminals and criminal infrastructure
  5. To register criminal complaints about cybercrimes, with all details
  6. To investigate cybercrime cases
  7. To do forensic as well as data analytics related to cybercrime cases
  8. To collect admissible evidence and launch prosecution in cybercrime cases
  9. To prepare and launch public awareness campaigns to prevent cybercrimes
  10. To work with researchers, academia and private sector to improve cyberspace security
  11. To liaison with international LEAs and service providers