The Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC) is an inter-agency body which was created through the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (R.A. 10175) in view of the need to protect and safeguard the integrity of computer and communications systems from all forms of misuse, abuse and illegal access by making such conduct/s punishable under the law.
CICC is mandated to perform the following functions:
- Coordinate the preparation of appropriate and effective measures to
prevent and suppress cybercrime activities as provided for in the Act;
- Monitor cybercrime cases being handled by participating law
enforcement and prosecution agencies;
- Facilitate international cooperation on intelligence, investigations,
training and capacity-building related to cybercrime prevention,
suppression and prosecution through the DOJ-Office of Cybercrime;
- Coordinate the support and participation of the business sector, local
government units and NGOs in cybercrime prevention programs and other
- Recommend the enactment of appropriate laws, issuances, measures and policies;
- Call upon any government agency to render assistance in the
accomplishment of the CICC’s mandated tasks and functions;
- Establish and perform community awareness program on cybercrime
prevention in coordination with law enforcement authorities and
- 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 the Act.
To protect and secure the citizenry, country and national sovereignty through effective institutional policies, programs and directives to prevent and suppress cybercrime.
By 2025, we envision CICC to be manned by professional and dedicated personnel, fully equipped with knowledge, skills and tools for a cybersafe Philippines.
II. DBM APPROVED BUDGET AND CORRESPONDING TARGETS
III. ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS
a. FAR report CY2020