Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is the premier R&D organization of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT) for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and associated areas.  Different areas of C-DAC, had originated at different times, many of which came out as a result of identification of opportunities.

Sensing the gravity of growing security concerns and the need for significant indigenous effort due to the sensitivity of the area, C-DAC has been actively pursuing R&D in a number of aspects of cyber security. Different centres of C-DAC are focusing on different sub-areas from biometrics to cyber forensics. Major R&D efforts and a sample of the solutions currently available are listed below