GCSB’s mission is to protect and enhance New Zealand’s security and wellbeing.
To achieve our mission, GCSB has two primary objectives - to deliver Impenetrable Infrastructure and Indispensable Intelligence.
Achieving these objectives guides GCSB’s internal planning, prioritisation and resource allocation.
Under the Intelligence and Security Act 2017, GCSB has five core functions:
The New Zealand Security Operations Centre (NZSOC) at GCSB also provides a 24-hour 7-day threat warning service based on the combined efforts of the Five-Eyes watch-keeping services. NZSOC brings together information from a variety of sources in order to alert the New Zealand Government to incidents and threats around the world in a timely manner.