Taiwan National Computer Emergency Response Team (TWNCERT) was set up in 2001. It was known as the Information & Communication Security Technology Center (ICST), initially aimed to create a government response center that can help optimize the capability of immediate monitor, coordination, response, and handling in the face of cybers ecurity incidents, also help enhancing the government’s ability to respond to and deal with cyber security incidents. But as the cyber security is becoming more sophisticated and often involving multiple sectors, the Executive Yuan has established the Department of Cyber Security (DCS) on August 1, 2016, in order to fulfill the goal of “Cyber Security is National Security” and raise the cyber security protection levels in Taiwan. ICST has been changed the name to National Center for Cyber Security Technology (NCCST), supervised by Department of Cyber Security, and provides not only government agencies cyber security related technical services, but also
extending services to critical infrastructure sectors, academic organizations, government-owned enterprises and government-funded institutes.
Mission & Services
Our Critical Mission Activities
Responsible for cyber security incident response in the government and CI sectors and provide effective assists and supports to related agencies to counter when under cyber-attacks or facing threat situations.
National Information Sharing and Analysis Center (N-ISAC) provides a central resource for gathering information on cyber threats to critical infrastructure and providing two-way sharing of information between the private and public sector.
Cybersecurity Drill & Audit
Hold big scale cyber offensive and defensive exercises, pairing with security audit, cyber health check and penetration test services, to discover cyber security problems of the government and critical infrastructures in time.
Education & Training
Plan cyber security series competitions and training programs to enhance cyber security education effects and raise the public cyber security awareness.
Coordination and Collaboration
Build coordination and communication channels with domestic and foreign incident response organizations; Coordinate with international CSIRTs, cyber security vendors, and other cyber security related organizations.