The Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act 2018, Section 4 establishes the National Computer and Cybercrimes Coordination Committee (NC4).


The National Computer and Cybercrimes Coordination Committee (NC4) is a multi-agency entity established by the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act No. 5 of 2018 (CMCA) to coordinate national cybersecurity matters to enable timely and effective detection, prohibition, prevention, response, investigation and prosecution of computer misuse and cybercrimes; and facilitates international co-operation in dealing with computer and cybercrime matters in Kenya.


  • Principal Secretary, Ministry of Interior & National Administration (Chairperson)
  • Principal Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communications and The Digital Economy (MOIC-DE)
  • The Attorney-General (AG)
  • The Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces (CDF)
  • The Inspector-General of National Police Service (IG NPS)
  • The Director-General of the National Intelligence Service (DG NIS)
  • The Director-General of the Communication Authority of Kenya (DG CA)
  • The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)
  • The Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (Gov CBK)
  • The Director of the NC4 Secretariat


  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)
  • National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC)
  • ICT Authority (ICTA)
  • Assets Recovery Agency (ARA)


  • Advise the National Security Council on computer and cybercrimes.
  • Advise the Government on security related aspects touching on Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) and New & Emerging Technologies (BlockChain, 5G, AI, IoT).
  • Co-ordinate national security organs in matters relating to computer and cybercrimes.
  • Receive and act on reports relating to computer and cybercrimes.
  • Develop a framework to facilitate the availability, integrity and confidentiality of CIIs.
  • Co-ordinate collection and analysis of cyber threats, and response to cyber incidents.
  • Co-operate with computer incident response teams locally and internationally in response to threats of computer and cybercrime and incidents.
  • Establish codes of cyber-security practice and standards of performance for implementation by owners of CIIs.
  • Develop and manage a National Public Key Infrastructure (NPKI) framework.
  • Develop a framework for training and awareness on matters computer and cybercrime.
  • Perform any other function conferred on it by CMCA, 2018 or any other written law.

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