Privacy Commission Advisory on Yahoo Breach

photo source: money.cnn.com

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) would like to reiterate the recommendations of Yahoo and cybersecurity experts to Yahoo users to change their passwords on their Yahoo accounts.

This follows after the compromise of half a billion user accounts from Yahoo’s servers in 2014 that was only discovered and confirmed by Yahoo this week.… read more

Data Privacy Act. IRR Public Consultation – Cebu, 28 July 2016

cebu_pubcon

This might be your last chance for a face to face public consultation on the IRR. This one will happen in Cebu. for those who can’t make it, feel free to send us an email at info@privacy.gov.ph

Register for the pubcon here: http://bit.ly/2acM0lc

Access the draft IRR here: http://www.gov.ph/2016/06/20/irr-data-privacy-act-2012/

Access the E.O.10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012 here: http://www.gov.ph/2012/08/15/republic-act-no-10173/

for more information you can contact the Foundation for Media Alternatives at info@fma.ph or +632 435-6684

 … read more

National Privacy Commission Position on FOI EO

 

The National Privacy Commission  lauds  the signing of the Executive Order on the Freedom of Information as an important step towards greater transparency and people’s participation in government.  The right to information on matters of public concern is a fundamental right provided in the Constitution and the right to privacy must always be balanced with the right of the people to be provided information on matters that affect their lives.… read more