Technology Talk: Cyber Partnership Provides Training and Resources

The U.S. Customs Service first created the Cyber Crimes Center (C3) in 1997, in an effort to combat criminal trends surrounding emerging technologies.1 The mission and workload of C3 has since evolved. On July 22, 2015, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah R. Saldaña unveiled the newly built ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) facility in Fairfax, Virginia.2 The expanded center houses the Cyber Crimes Center, which consists of three distinct units: Computer Forensics Unit, Cyber Crimes Unit, and Child Exploitation Investigations Unit: