The main function of the CICC, however, is now merely confined to just coordinating anti-cybercrime efforts among law enforcement agencies. Republic Act 10844 — the law that created the DICT — transferred the cybersecurity and anti-cybercrime powers of the CICC and its executive director to the DICT.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is soliciting the support of lawmakers after its proposed budget for National Broadband Program was trimmed from P18 billion to P902 million.
A reliable source told Newsbytes.PH that former police officer Cesar Mancao has been appointed as executive director of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC).
Gilbert Sosa, who is currently deployed in Malacanang as assistant secretary at the Office of the President, is expected to be appointed as the executive director of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC).