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The Coast Guard Criminal investigative Service (CGiS) seizes and exploits digital information systems and conducts legally sanctioned cyber activities to preserve evidence of illegal activity in accordance with federal legal standards. CGiS conducts or supports investigations into criminal cyber activity targeting or originating in Coast Guard networks or by uniformed members of the Coast Guard. CGiS, when appropriate, coordinates with and assists other federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial, as well as foreign law enforcement agency cyber investigations, and maintains a full-time presence in the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force.