Philippines police to get cybercrime training


The latter grant was used to purchase forensics equipment from abroad, Sosa said.

The Anti-Transnational Crime Division (ATCD) is mandated to conduct 'overt and covert' operations against crimes like human trafficking, money laundering, arms smuggling, and piracy.

The ATCD also jointly manages the recently launched Government Computer Security Incident Response Team or G-CSIRT with the Presidential Task Force for the Security of Critical Infrastructures.

The G-CSIRT was created to combat security threats in government and other key sectors mentioned in the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan, namely, food and agriculture, transportation and communication, water, energy, health, emergency response services, manufacturing, banking and finance, strategic commercial centers, and cultural and religious sites and facilities.