ALEXANDER K. RAMOS

Executive Director

 MARY ROSE E. MAGSAYSAY

Deputy Executive Director

PATRICIA MAY M. ABEJO

Director for Administrative and Finance

ROJUN V. HOSILLOS

Director for Cybercrime Investigation

ALVIN M. NAVARRO

Director for Cybercrime Plans, Policy,
Monitoring, and Coordination

Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

Section 2. Declaration of Policy. — The State recognizes the vital role of information and communications industries such as content production, telecommunications, broadcasting electronic commerce, and data processing, in the nation’s overall social and economic development. The State also recognizes the importance of providing an environment conducive to the development, acceleration, and rational application and exploitation of information and communications technology (ICT) to attain free, easy, and intelligible access to exchange and/or delivery of information; and the need to protect and safeguard the integrity of computer, computer and communications systems, networks, and databases, and the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and data stored therein, from all forms of misuse, abuse, and illegal access by making punishable under the law such conduct or conducts. In this light, the State shall adopt sufficient powers to effectively prevent and combat such offenses by facilitating their detection, investigation, and prosecution at both the domestic and international levels, and by providing arrangements for fast and reliable international cooperation.

Section 26. Powers and Functions. — The CICC shall have the following powers and functions:

(a) To formulate a national cybersecurity plan and extend immediate assistance for the suppression of real-time commission of cybercrime offenses through a computer emergency response team (CERT);

(b) To coordinate the preparation of appropriate and effective measures to prevent and suppress cybercrime activities as provided for in this Act;

(c) To monitor cybercrime cases being bandied by participating law enforcement and prosecution agencies;

(d) To facilitate international cooperation on intelligence, investigations, training, and capacity building related to cybercrime prevention, suppression, and prosecution;

(e) To coordinate the support and participation of the business sector, local government units, and nongovernment organizations in cybercrime prevention programs and other related projects;

(f) To recommend the enactment of appropriate laws, issuances, measures, and policies;

(g) To call upon any government agency to render assistance in the accomplishment of the CICC’s mandated tasks and functions; and

(h) To perform all other matters related to cybercrime prevention and suppression, including capacity building and such other functions and duties as may be necessary for the proper implementation of this Act.

DICT Sec. Ivan John Uy orders CICC, NTC, and NPC to act fast on text spam

DICT Secretary Ivan John Uy convened the Inter-Agency Conference composed of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC),  National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), and the National Privacy Commission (NPC) to address the growing concerns with text spam. The conference resolved to adopt a unified response to the issue.

In cooperation with:

CICC SCAM ALERT NUMBER: 09991017782

If you have been scammed, please forward the following information to the number above

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For all other attachments, we will instruct you once we have processed your complaints

Please note that this is a “Text Only” Service