Taiwan Information Security Center

Introduction and Objectives
The Taiwan Information Security Center (TWISC) was initiated as a research program in April 2005 and funded by the National Science Council for the past few years. TWISC pulls together experts in information security from various universities and research institutes in Taiwan with an aim to boost research and development activities in information security, promote public awareness, and foster partnership among government, academia, and private sectors. TWISC has established seven affiliated regional centers respectively across Taiwan since then with the headquarters (TWISC@AS) established within and funded by the Research Center of Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica. The research activities in TWISC include cryptology, network & software security, data protection, and critical information infrastructure protection, etc.. 



Establish a National Advanced Information Security Research Center



Leverage national resources to integrate academic and industrial capabilities to meet the challenges of new threats in next generation networking and cloud era.



Incubate domestic information security startups via university-industry research cooperation



Develop talents in information security via educational programs and collaboration with international counterparts.