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

  • The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said this week that it is looking into Cebuana Lhuiller’s recent data breach which is estimated to have affected around 900,000 customers. The pawnshop and remittance c...

  • The Department of Foreign Affairs officially said this week that all passport data are safe and in the control and custody of the agency. Assuring the National Privacy Commission, the DFA said that it...

International News

  • The CEO of top cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, recently blasted news outlets in a tweet for irresponsibly reporting about a breach without proper verification. Changpeng Zhao said that CCN’s origina...

  • Researchers recently warned that period-tracking apps may be monetizing the personal data of women users which do not even guarantee results. Anna Glasier, a contraception researcher at the University...


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