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

  • In his Memorandum Circular No. 49, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the creation of a committee that will be responsible for reviewing the inventory of exceptions to the Freedom of Information Order....

  •     The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Markets and Securities Regulation Department said this week that it had asked the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), the Philippine Dealing &...

International News

  • Facebook said this week that spammers, and not state-backed hackers, were behind the biggest ever data breach that hit the company. The firm said that the culprits behind the attack were a group of Fa...

  • It was recently reported on The Verge that Facebook’s privacy claims with regards to their new smart messenger device, Portal, had been misleading. It was revealed that Facebook executives had initial...


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