February 28, 2020

Month: August 2018

Huawei Calls on U.S. to Adjust its Approach to Tackle Cybersecurity Effectively

Media Release: Chinese tech giant files motion for summary judgment in its court case to accelerate process to halt illegal action against the company SHENZHEN, China, May 29 — Huawei today filed a motion for summary judgment as part of the process to challenge the constitutionality of Section 889 of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2019. It […]

2018 Investments in Electronics Down, Says SEIPI

​By I.M. Biazon UNCERTAIN tax policy has brought down investments in electronics in 2018, the country’s umbrella group of semiconductor and electronics industries said yesterday. It cited a Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) report showing investments of Php3.625 billion in electronics, 44.87 percent lower compared to the same period the previous year. “Uncertainties in tax policy […]

PEZA Bestows Dyson 2018 Outstanding Exporters Award

Media Release: MANILA, March 29 — Dyson, a global technology company with significant development and manufacturing presence in the Philippines, announced today that it has received the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Outstanding Exporters Award for 2018. This is the first time that Dyson has been presented with this award which is given to a […]

Over 2,000 DPOs Join NPC’s ‘Unity Covenant’ to Protect ‘Digital Filipino’

(SDN) — THE “Digital Filipino” has found allies to protect his/her online life. Meaning every Filipino’s right to data privacy, which is spelled out in the Data Privacy Act of 2012. At the lead of this guardianship is the National Privacy Commission (NPC) headed by Commissioner/Chairman Raymund E. Liboro. The bad news is that there […]

Scammers Target Job Seekers with Sophisticated Money Stealing Scheme

​Media Release: KASPERSKY Lab experts detected a blast of sophisticated spam emails in the first quarter of 2019, featuring fake job offers that seemed to come from HR recruiters in large corporations that traditionally attract a lot of interest from potential employees. However, the emails actually came from spammers and installed money-stealing malware on users’ […]

DOST Project Taps Satellite Images for Blue Carbon Assessment Tool

Media Release: HARNESSING the power of the satellite images, researchers from the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) in Quezon City have created an online community-based assessment tool to assess the presence of blue carbon in coastal areas. The Integrated Assessment and Modelling of Blue Carbon Ecosystems for Conservation and Adaptive Management (IAMBlueCECAM) program, led […]

Suspect Uses Vase, Wood in Beating Penny Pido; AMMPO Appeals to PHL Gov’t

(SDN) — Head with over 50 stitches, broken hand, broken wrist, and a broken left knee. Is she ever going to walk again? How can these human parts not be broken after being hit, apparently, repeatedly, by a 6-foot woman using a vase and a long rounded wood in beating up Penny Fritz Gutierrez Pido, […]

Germany’s Bitbond Launches STO to Continue Supporting Asia’s SMEs

Media Release: HONG KONG, May 28 — Bitbond, the first German regulated global lending platform using blockchain technology, is launching an STO (Security Token Offering) to fund small business loans in Asia. The marketplace lender has raised €2 million so far and is opening the STO out to an international audience with a goal to […]

​Incident Response: 5 Key Factors CISOs Should Consider When Building This Process

Media Release: By Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales at Kaspersky Lab AS attacks become more sophisticated and frequent, 86% of CISOs agree that cyber-incidents within their companies are inevitable. So, it comes as no surprise that the majority (76%) believe the speed and quality of incident response (IR) are the most important factors […]

Sen. Joel Villanueva Looking into Abused OFW Pido’s Situation in Malaysia

(SDN) — May 25 (Saturday) marks the 16th day of Penny Fritz G. Pido, 39, at the Borneo Medical Centre in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. For 12 days she was alone in her hospital room, no companion, only relying on the kindness of medical practitioners attending to her, like nurses. And some Filipinos who visited her […]