Countdown to Data Privacy

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.  

 Local News

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  • The National Privacy Commission recently launched at the Privacy Awareness Week event a new campaign with ad agency Campaigns & Gray that focuses on giving visibility to the issue of data privacy....

International News

  • A recent report revealed the Chinese government’s plan to track all new cars via radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips starting next year. The government says that the plan, which will initially...

  • Security researcher Wojciech Regula recently discovered that macOS’s “Quick Look” feature can expose a user’s files even if the drive has been encrypted. Regula says that a snapshot of a previewed fil...


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