Cyber space is a new world with unique features which is the result of development in information and communication technology. By technical and global aspects, this space is growing more than a new phenomenon today and is going beyond traditional law borders like a new world. Therefore, with it’s all feathers and aspects, cyber space has another dark surface that has provided the fields of committing innovational and high-tech criminal activities which weren’t possible before.
The purpose of establishing cyber police is to secure cyber space, to protect national and religious identity, community values, legal liberty, national critical infrastructure against electronic attacks, to preserve interests and national authority in cyberspace and to assure people in all legal affairs such as economic, social and cultural activities in order to preserve national power and sovereignty.
Cyber police of Islamic Republic of Iran was established in 2011 based on internal and international standards in order to prevent, investigate and combat cybercrime.