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Defense Cyber Crime Center - Air Force Office of Special Investigations


Defense Cyber Crime Center

Air Force Office of Special Investigations

Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3)

Welcome to the official website of the Defense Cyber Crime Center. DC3 is designated as a national cyber center and Department of Defense center for excellence, and serves as the operational focal point for the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Program. DC3 operates under the executive agency of the Secretary of the Air Force.

DC3’s mission is to deliver superior digital forensics and multimedia (D/MM) lab services, cyber technical training, technical solutions development, and cyber analytics for the following DoD mission areas: information assurance (IA) and critical infrastructure protection (CIP), law enforcement and counterintelligence (LE/CI), document and media expoitation (DOMEX), and counterterrorism (CT). 

DC3 Operating Status


Contact DC3

General inquiries and media requests:
DSN 622-2595
  DC3 Brochure
  DC3 Fact Sheet


UMUC lauds DC3 Executive Director

The University of Maryland University College is commending DC3's Executive Director's team-first leadership style with its Leadership Award in Cybersecurity. Since 2011, at two year intervals UMUC has conferred the Leadership and Pioneer Awards in Cybersecurity.

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DC3 Framework expedites Malware Analysis

The Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) released the DC3 Malware Configuration Parser (DC3-MWCP) framework to the open source community on May 6, 2015.

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DC3 employees can expect to be continually challenged. As part of a team of highly skilled professionals, you will work alongside government, military, and civilian personnel to solve the most demanding cyber problems facing our nation. 

Current Vacancies:

DC3's Government Civilian vacancies are posted to USAJOBS when there is an opening.

Attention Veterans:

DC3 is a great place to transition to federal civil service. Please visit the Office of Personnel Management's American Veteran's website for more information:

Attention Active Duty Air Force:

DC3 has a limited number of Air Force positions. Please access assignment opportunities via the EQUAL-Plus system if you are interested in being assigned to the DC3 billet.