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 Department of Foreign Affairs released an official statement this week on the recent breach involving the data of Filipino passport holders and said that only a Senate inquiry can give the public ...

  • DFA Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said this week that they have not heard of any leaks yet in relation to the passport data that had allegedly been breached. Locsin said that there is a possibility tha...

International News

  • Epic Games, the company behind the hit game Fortnite, had reportedly patched a security issue on their infrastructure that could have given hackers easy access to user accounts. The vulnerability was ...

  • Security researcher Troy Hunt revealed this week that he had found a collection containing around 773 million email addresses and 22 million passwords hosted on Hunt said in a blog post that ...


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