As per the Department of Information and Communications Act of 2015 (RA 10844), the following agencies are hereby attached to the Department for policy and program coordination, and shall continue to operate and function in accordance with the charters, laws or orders creating them, insofar as they are not inconsistent with this Act:
- National Telecommunications Commission
- National Privacy Commission
- Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center
All powers and functions related to cybersecurity including, but not limited to, the formulation of the National Cybersecurity Plan, establishment of the National Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), and the facilitation of international cooperation on intelligence regarding cybersecurity matters are transferred to the Department; and
ii. The CICC shall be chaired by the DICT Secretary.
The laws and rules on government reorganization as provided for in the Republic Act No. 6656, otherwise known as the Reorganization Law, shall govern the reorganization process of the Department.