National Cyber Security Centre
On 19 December, 2017 the Seimas adopted the amendments to the Law on Cyber Security, which consolidated the security of information resources, and the functions of the national electronic communications networks, also information security incident investigation performed by the Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania were transferred to the newly established National Cyber Security Centre at the Ministry of National Defence since 1 January, 2018. The law on Electronic Communications was also amended accordingly. Changes made on the basis of adopted amendments will help to ensure a coherent and coordinated implementation of information policy security policies, a clear and consistent regulation of cyber security.National Cyber Security Centre at the Ministry of National Defence (NCSC) is the main Lithuanian cyber security institution, responsible for unified management of cyber incidents, monitoring and control of the implementation of cyber security requirements, accreditation of information resources.
NCSC mission: to be the centre of cyber security expertise for effective cyber security incidents and a strong cyber security prevention system in the country. NCSC approved regulations provide for the following main operational goals of the institution: implement a national cyber security policy; perform the functions of the Security Service; perform the functions of the national communications protection service; perform information dissemination, research and analysis on cyber security issues. Since the year 2018 the one-stop-shop principle of the NSCS provides assistance to the state and businesses institutions and residents. Within the limits of its competence, the NCSC makes decisions along with the state institutions and organizations and other economic entities on the issues of state information resources and critical information infrastructure of cyber security.
The NCSC was established after the entry into force of the Law on Cybersecurity of the Republic of Lithuania on 1 January, 2015, according to which the legal basis was established and the will was consolidated with common efforts to protect Lithuanian cyber space.
You can report about incidents by filling in a special form or by e-mail to cert[a]cert.lt, or by calling +370 706 82 250.