The Israel National Cyber Directorate is the national security and technological agency responsible for defending Israel’s national cyberspace and for establishing and advancing Israel’s cyber power. The Directorate operates at the national level to constantly strengthen the level of defense of organizations and citizens, to prevent and handle cyberattacks and to strengthen emergency response capabilities. As part of its roles, the Directorate advances innovative cyber solutions and forward-looking technological solutions, formulates strategies and policies in the national and international arenas and develops its cyber manpower. The Directorate strives to maintain a protected, safe and open cyberspace for all of Israel’s citizens and to facilitate the State of Israel’s growth and power base.
A secure, safe and free cyber space in Israel that underpins economic growth and enhances Israel's overall strategic posture.
The INCD is the state body in charge of defending Israel's national cyber space from cyber threats and is in charge of promoting and establishing Israel's capabilities in the field.
To lead efforts to defend the national cyber space by preventing, detecting, identifying and responding to cyber attacks on the national level.
To prepare and enable the Israeli private sector and general public to protect themselves from cyber threats by adopting cybersecure technologies, publishing best practices, training personnel and increasing awareness.
To establish and reinforce the cyber science-and-technology base by developing high quality human capital, supporting advanced academic research, engaging in deep technological R&D and fostering the cyber industry; while combining the above sectors in a vibrant ecosystem.
To promote the State of Israel as a world leader in cyber, thus strengthening its defense, its economic resilience and its international standing, through international collaboration, capacity building and engaging multilateral processes
Strategy and Policy
To design and formulate national cyber strategy and policy in Israel, as well as internationally, creating a focal point of knowledge and professional authority in the field of cyber policy, and to serve as advisor to the Prime Minister and the Government of Israel.