Data breach notification under the Data Privacy Act Tweet Share Share By Disini & Disini Law Office on April 22, 2017 in Banking and Finance, Data Privacy The past few years have seen robust developments in the field of data protection, spawned no doubt by the sheer scale of the problem on data breaches. The bad news, however, is that data breaches remain as pervasive as ever. If even the seemingly impenetrable Pentagon is vulnerable to cyber-attacks, it is difficult to imagine the measure of security an ordinary user would need to employ in order to adequately ward off these kinds of attacks.
Held last October 11, 2017, “Countdown to Data Privacy focused on educating various institutions on the core and critical issues in complying with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA), including the role of information security in the compliance process, the best practices for breach management, the impact of the DPA on certain industries and the proper application as provided by law. Organized by Disini Law Office, eLegal and Data Privacy Philippines, this symposium featured the expertise of National Privacy Commission Raymund Liboro, NPC Deputy Commissioners Ivy Patdu and Francis Acero, ECC International Technical Director Kamesh Ganeson and the Disini Data Privacy Core Team lead by Atty. Jj Disini.
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