The National Cyber and Information Security Agency is the central administrative body for cyber security, including the protection of classified information in information and communication systems and cryptographic protection. It is also responsible for the implementation of the public regulated service of the global navigation satellite system under the Galileo programme. It was established on August 1, 2017 on the basis of Act No. 205/2017 Coll., Amending Act No. 181/2014 Coll., on cybersecurity and on amendments to related acts (the Cyber Security Act).
The Director of the Agency also regularly attends meetings of the State Security Council (BRS) and is a member of the Cyber Security Committee, which is the BRS’s permanent working body for coordinating and planning cybersecurity measures in the Czech Republic.