Joint Policing Cybercrime Coordination Centre (JPC3)

Joint Policing Cybercrime Coordination Centre (JPC3)

In response to the escalating threat and prevalence of cybercrime and the significant cost to the Australian community, the AFP led Joint Policing Cybercrime Coordination Centre (JPC3) was officially launched on 21 March 2022 at its purpose built facility in Sydney.

The JPC3 will utilise the powers, experience, investigative and intelligence capabilities of all Australian policing jurisdictions to inflict maximum impact on high harm high volume cybercrime affecting the Australian community.

Core functions of the JPC3

  • Investigations
  • Target development and disruption
  • Prevention and community outreach

The JPC3 will:

  • Coordinate Australia’s policing response to high harm high volume cybercrime to maximise impact on the criminal environment;
  • Enhance intelligence sharing and target development across Commonwealth, State and Territory police and Industry;
  • Coordinate joint taskforces with police and industry partners to counter priority cybercrime threats;
  • Provide national coordination of capability uplift via cross skilling, joint training and collaborative tool development; and
  • Communicate nationally consistent prevention, awareness raising and media activities to industry and the public.

What to do if you believe you are the victim of cybercrime

CALL 000 IF THERE IS AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR RISK OF HARM

If you or your business are a victim of a cybercrime, please report using Report Cyber at cyber.gov.au.

If it doesn't add up, speak up. Call the National Security Hotline - 1800 123 400.

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