This year’s Information Security Officers Group ISOG Summit will commence on July 4 at the SMX Aura, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
With the theme of KISS – Keep Information Society Secure, the 2-day conference aims to highlight and showcase the importance of the role played by the Information Security Professionals in the information society. It’s also about knowing how to keep your information systems secured and knowing the cyber-threats before it gets to you.
The summit is by invitation only event, and if you want to get in touch with the secretariat, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The recent BPI’s system glitch outbreak has re-emerged some email phishing scams meant to prey on unsuspecting BPI Express Online users. These Phishing e-mails are sent to trick targeted individuals into revealing personal and financial information.
Phishing scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into giving out your personal information such as your bank account numbers, passwords and credit card numbers.
To avoid phishing attacks, never use links in an email to connect to a website unless you are absolutely sure they are authentic. As a safe practice, open a new browser window and type the URL directly into the address bar. Often a phishing [...]
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) issued an advisory for Data Protection Officers (DPO) reminding them to secure data processing systems for the upcoming Holy Week long weekend, in order to prevent the duplication of the COMELEC data breach which happened during Holy Week 2016.
In the memorandum addressed to Data Protection Officers, the NPC recommended the following:Place non-mission critical systems off-line especially those that contain or have access to personal data. For systems that are kept off-line, ensure [...]
“Pursuant to Section 26(a) of the IRR, any natural or juridical person or other body involved in the processing of personal data shall designate an individual or individuals who shall function as data protection officer (DPO), compliance officer, or shall otherwise be accountable for ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations for the protection of data privacy and security”
The Data Protection Officer shall be accountable for ensuring the compliance by the Personal Information Controller (PIC) or [...]