August 23, 2019

Author: EDD K. USMAN

Huawei Continues to Spread ICT Academy; PUP 6th Partner

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar019, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News CHINESE telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has gained another partner in the Philippines for its ICT Academy. The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is now its sixth partner — and counting — of the world’s No. […]

‘Inception’ More Dangerous Now with Polymorphic Malware

Media Release: AN advanced persistent threat (APT) named Cloud Atlas, has updated its attack arsenal with new tools which allow it to avoid detection through standard Indicators of Compromise IoC). This updated infection chain has been spotted in the wild in different organizations in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Russia. Cloud Atlas also goes by […]

Philippines Leads ASEAN Initiative to Protect Privacy

Media Release: THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) took a major step in harmonizing regional data protection, privacy regulations and initiatives by launching the first ASEAN Data Protection and Privacy Forum in Bangkok, Thailand, with the Philippines at the helm. Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro, who chaired the Forum’s inaugural meeting, represented the country. […]

Epson Launches Multi-Function Monochrome Inkjet Printer

Media Release: EPSON has just launched its high-speed line head Multi-Function monochrome inkjet printer for enterprise printing, the environmentally-friendly WorkForce Enterprise WF-M20590 that prints at ultra-fast speeds of 100 pages per minute (ppm) while reducing impact to the environment when compared to laser printers. Driven by Epson’s PrecisionCore linehead technology, the WF-M20590 delivers a fast […]

UNDP wins Samsung Support to Boost SDGs

Media Release: NEW YORK, United States — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced a new partnership in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals. The Global Goals address some of the biggest challenges faced around the world, including those related to inequality, […]

Kaspersky APAC Transparency Center Opening in Malaysia

Media Release: IN line with its drive towards building trust in the cybersecurity industry, Kaspersky has announced recently the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, in partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia – Malaysia’s national cybersecurity specialist agency. The company’s third code review facility will be located in Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies […]

People, Planet, Profit and Purpose BARMM’s Dev’t Bottom Lines

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News NEEDLESS to say, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) highly welcomes investors and partners. With just one catch: four bottom lines. The words of BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balaway “Al-Hajj Murad” Ebrahim reverberated at the Maynila Room of the […]

NEDA Reaffirms Php70-B, Php50-B BARMM Funds with Challenges Ahead

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News TO say that Php70 billion and Php50 billion are a lot of money is an understatement. Understatement or not, those are the biggest amount of allocations the newly-minted Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) stands to receive in the years ahead. […]

PEZA at BFBCI Bangsamoro Summit: Php3.75-T Investments, US$760.5-B Exports

Now happening… By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is on a roll under the intensely forward-looking leadership of Director General Dr. Charito B. Plaza. She was at the 1st Bangsamoro Global Economic Summit which the Bangsamoro Federal Business Council, Inc. (BFBCI) organized […]

President Invited to Bangsamoro Global Economic Summit 2019 at Manila Hotel

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News MANILA HOTEL, Manila (SDN) — WAR-TORN and still struggling Marawi City is expected to take center stage on Monday, August 19, at the Bangsamoro Global Economic Summit 2019. The Bangsamoro Federal Business Council, Inc. (BFBCI) headed by Datu […]