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(Regd no.: Maharastra/Mumbai-1182/2004/GBBSC dt. 21/07/2004) Back

“CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND PREVENTION OF COMPUTER CRIMES” (CRPCC) is a registered society. Previously, it was known as National Center for Research in Computer Crimes (NCRCC).

CRPCC is a registered R&D centre to study the multifarious dimensions of Computer Crimes and to define preventive methods. Policies of CRPCC are determined by its Governing Board and day-to-day management is supervised by its Director-General, Mr. Rakesh Goyal.


The aims and objectives of the CRPCC are

  1. To undertake research in all the aspects of computer crimes and frauds subject to the existing laws;

  2. To suggest methods for prevention of computer crimes to the Government, the police and concerned authorities and organisations;

  3. To impart training regarding prevention of computer crimes.

  4. To help in investigation of the computer crimes, to enable the concerned persons or organization to take further action for prevention of computer crimes;

  5. To establish and run training institute and thus appoint Director, Teaching Personnel and supporting staff to fulfil the objects of CRPCC.

  6. To develop, plan and promote the study and dissemination of knowledge and conduct training and research in the area of Information Technology and Information System with particular reference to the computer crimes and security for the benefit of public at large;

  7. To organise teaching and training courses, conferences, seminars, lectures and similar other activities on subjects of theoretical or practical relevance for the furtherance and attainment of the objects of the Society;

  8. To publish journals, reports, pamphlets, books, booklets, research papers, etc. in furtherance of the objectives of the Society;

  9. To provide consultancy service under its auspices, if necessary. Free of cost or nominal cost to government or police, in matters of national interest;

  10. To establish and maintain regional centres to promote the objectives of the society;

  11. To establish and maintain data bank, libraries and information services and allow use of the same for fees to be fixed from time to time by the Governing Council;

  12. To undertake any project or activity which in the opinion of the Governing Council may be usefully carried out by the Society for the furtherance and attainment of the its objects;

  13. To develop such softwares as the Society may consider useful and give the same on non exclusive licence basis for fees;

  14. To help persons effected by natural calamities

  15. To do any and all other lawful things as the Society may deem fit for the attainment of all or any of its objectives.


  1. To study the phenomena of Computer Crimes in India.

  2. To study the human socio-economic factors underlying Computer Crimes.

  3. To publish research paper on Computer Crimes.

  4. To create awareness of Computer Crimes.

  5. To co-ordinate with international agencies handling Computer Crimes.

  6. To train individuals in prevention of Computer Crimes.

  7. To find new ways & means of prevention of Computer Crimes.

  8. To help the governments in drafting laws and rules on Computer Crimes.

  9. To have distant learning programmes on Computer Crimes.

  10. To test new technologies for their vulnerability to Computer Crimes.

  11. To develop special software for monitoring and prevention of Computer Crimes.

  12. To investigate computer crime incidents.

  13. To provide consulting services on computer crime prevention.

  14. To undertake market research studies on losses due to computer crimes.


  1. Books, Research Papers and Articles

    1. Computer Crimes- Concepts, Control & Prevention by Rakesh M Goyal and Manohar S Pawar.

    2. Bank Computerisation edited by Rakesh Goyal

    3. Case Studies on Information Systems Security> edited by Dr. Sharad D. Varde

    4. Digital Signature: All You Want To Know About It, But Do Not Know Whom To Ask by Rakesh M Goyal

    5. Demystifying Information Technology Act – 2000 by Rakesh M Goyal

    6. eBook – Sankat Mochan Yojana by Rakesh M Goyal

    7. eBook –Securing WiFi Networks by Rakesh M Goyal and Ankur Goyal

    8. 12 research papers and over 50 articles in international journals, local newspapers and magazines.

  2. CCCNews

    CCCNews has 3 distinguished publications

    1. CCCNews Newsletter - published 3 times a week since June 2005, on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, exclusively for IT Security. Total number of issues 700+, subscribed by 85000+ constituents.

      Visit to view past issues.

    2. CCCNews Magazine- started in June 2009 as fortnightly magazine for IT Security only. A magazine for all Information Security related issues including news, analysis, events, education, security tips, quiz and many more. The CCCNews magazine is distributed through portal. The first issue is downloaded by over 102000 people in first 7 days of launch.

    3. CCNews Website ( - This will be comprehensive website /portal for IT Security related topics.


  1. Conducted training programmes for over 50,000 persons since 1991 under CRPCC for IIMs, IITs, Universities, ICAI, ICWAI, ICSI, NIBM, IMCI, CDC, IMC, Software organisations, various banks and their associations, Federations, various commercial organisation, Rotary and Lions Clubs, etc.

  2. Investigated over 2000 incidents of Computer Crimes since 1991.

  3. 7 Books, 12 research papers and 50 articles published.

  4. Publishes CCCNews Newsletter, CCCNews Magazine and website.

  5. Research papers and speaking resources on IT Risk Analysis, IS Security Policies, IS Audit, Computer Crimes & Frauds, Prevention Strategy, Recovery Strategy and Plan, Data Transfer Strategy, Contingency Plans, Firewalls and Network Security, Wireless Security, Encryption, PKI and Digital Signatures, Cyber laws, IT Act, ISO 27001, IT Governance, etc.

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