April 10, 2020

Category: DIGITAL

NTF Gains Ally in MultiSys Technologies, ‘StaySafe.ph’ vs. Covid-19

Media Release: THE government’s battle against Covid-19 has gone online. This, as the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 and Multisys Technologies Corporation inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Wednesday, April 8, to officially launch an online emergency response system that will help curb the spread of the virus. Multisys, a Manila-based developer, created […]

DOST Promotes 6 Technologies to Fight Covid-19

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN TECHNOLOGY against the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the theme of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)’s science, technology, and innovation (STI) initiatives in these critical times as the viral contagion continues to sweep the world. To realize its objectives, […]

As Telemedicine Grows, Healthcare Organizations Must Secure Patient Care

Media Release: THE healthcare industry is no stranger to adopting new technologies to improve patient care. While most think of physical equipment, like MRI and X-Ray machines, there is another piece of the puzzle that has played a critical role in today’s changing healthcare landscape – telemedicine. This practice has become more commonplace as new […]

Kaspersky Offers Tips on Secure Video Conferencing

Media Release: ALL of a sudden, we find our entire lives playing out online. Never before has the connected world and our ability to communicate, socialize, work, and transact online been more front-of-mind or more critical. Although the ability to do this is incredible, we have to face the reality that where people go, cybercriminals […]

DOST Speeds Up Production of Face Shields

Media Release: Shifting to high gear in supporting the Philippines’ front-liners in battling the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Science and Technology accelerated its production of face shields to be distributed in various hospitals in the country. Two research and development institutes of DOST and one research laboratory in a state university have devoted their […]

DOST’s Diwata-1 Comes Home, Completes 4 Years Space Mission

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar01910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs​ By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — DIWATA-1 is home! In case you have forgotten, Diwata-1 put the Philippines in the global space map of countries with their own satellites. It’s a 50-kilogram contraption, the first-ever designed, developed, and constructed by Filipino engineers. Yes, […]

DICT, PNP Fighting Covid-19 Fake News with Kontra Peke

​Media Release: THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has combined efforts with the Philippine National Police (PNP) to create “Task Force Covid Kontra Peke”, a group tasked with preventing and reporting fake news. During the Laging Handa Public Briefing held last March 24, 2020, PNP Deputy Chief Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar addressed the […]

Beware, Cybercriminals ‘Weaponizing’ Covid-19 to Attack Businesses

Media Release: THE coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses around the world, putting particular pressure on organizations that rely on international trade. Cybercriminals around the world have not missed the trend and, as discovered by Kaspersky researchers, started actively using the topic in spreading malware such as backdoors and spyware in the past few […]

The Reinvention of The Internet, According to China, Huawei

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — REINVENT the Internet, from top to bottom? If China and Huawei Technologies can have their way, yes. Certainly. In fact, China, Huawei, China Unicom and China Telecom, as well as the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information […]

Six Steps for Securing Your Remote Workforce at Scale

Media Release: By Louie Castaneda, Country Manager of Fortinet Philippines BUSINESS continuity and disaster recovery plans are designed to address an organization’s need to quickly suspend normal on-site operations in the event of a power outage, illness, or natural disaster that may make it unsafe for employees to travel on-site. This plan needs to include […]