PRO-6 FB Page Hacked

The official Facebook page of the Philippine National Police (PNP)-Police Regional Office-6 (Western Visayas) was hacked on Friday, December 29. [...]

Cybersecurity Awareness in PH Needs Improvement

Cybersecurity awareness in the Philippines has to be scaled up to avert potentially costly and dangerous cyberattacks in the country, even if cybersecurity firm Kaspersky observed a notable decline in web threats so far this year. [...]

DICT: Hackers Leaked PhilHealth Data

Hackers have leaked the compromised data from a recent ransomware attack against the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said Thursday.[...]

NPC Unequipped to Effectively Launch Data Breach Probe

The country's privacy watchdog hopes to secure a ₱510 million budget for next year to beef up its system, with its top official admitting the agency does not have enough capacity to protect the public’s information and investigate data breach incidents. [...]

Data Privacy Roadshow 2023

The Data Privacy Council (DP Council), in cooperation with the National Privacy Commission (NPC), embarked on the first leg of the Data Privacy Roadshow on September 8, 2023, at the SMX Convention Center in Clark, Pampanga in pursuit of strengthening data privacy knowledge and compliance. The Roadshow was made possible through DP Council’s partnership with Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), DITO Telecommunity Corporation, Bankers Association of the Philippines, and San Miguel Food Group. [...]