PNP: Security firms can’t use sirens, blinkers

PHILIPPINE National Police Supervisory Office for Security and Investigation Agencies (PNP-SOSIA) director, Chief Superintendent Recson Tito T. Acabado yesterday called on all owners of private security agencies to completely stop using unauthorized sirens and blinkers on their private vehicles or they will be forced to confiscate those banned gadgets with….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMar 14th, 2018

Digital data: Filipinos trust gov’t more than private firms, says survey

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos have “high comfort” sharing their digital data with the government even as many expressed concern over possible identity theft, according to 2018 Unisys Security Index. Filipinos trusted the government more than commercial or financial services in handling their digital data, according to Lysandra Schmutter, Unisys Vice ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Facebook has plans to acquire a cybersecurity company – report

MANILA, Philippines - Facebook has plans to strengthen its security in the wake of the recent data breach that affected over 29 million accounts. According to The Information  (paywall), the social media company has approached several cybersecurity firms about a possible acquisition. The person close to the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

NSA leak fuels rise in hacking for crypto mining – report

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Illicit cryptocurrency mining has been surging over the past year, in part due to a leaked software tool from the US National Security Agency, researchers said Wednesday. A report by the Cyber Threat Alliance, an association of cybersecurity firms and experts, said it detected a 459% ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

PNP seizes 536 guns in crackdown on security firms

The Philippine National Police confiscated more than 500 firearms from security agencies in Metro Manila with cease to operate orders. Source link link: PNP seizes 536 guns in crackdown on security firms.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

PNP seizes 536 guns in crackdown on security firms

The Philippine National Police confiscated more than 500 firearms from security agencies in Metro Manila with cease to operate orders......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Three foreigners nabbed in Muntinlupa for posing as brokers of security firms

Police arrested two Canadian nationals and an Australian who allegedly posed as brokers of security firms in Muntinlupa City Wednesday. /PHOTO Courtesy of the National Capital Region Police Office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Japan firms bullish on PH – Security Bank

JAPANESE businesses remain upbeat about the Philippines’ continued economic growth, Security Bank Corp. said on Wednesday. In a statement, Security Bank President Alfonso Salcedo Jr. said “investors generally see the Philippines’ strong household spending, strong labor force and the so-called demographic sweet spot as drivers for more foreign direct investments.” The country’s young and growing [...] The post Japan firms bullish on PH – Security Bank appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Trillanes’s security aides

Police offer 500 job openings in Central Visayas. If you want to possess a firearm, join the police force. if you don’t make the cut, don’t respond to invitations by criminal syndicates. Twenty-five police patrol cars in Central Visayas defective. At least the sirens are functional. MCWD: Water supply in 12 schools is safe. Opportunity… link: Trillanes’s security aides.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies in “industrially significant” technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the newspaper said the U.S. National Security Council and Commerce Department were also devising […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Firms urged to toughen cybersecurity measures

The threat of cyberattacks is one of the biggest challenges facing the Philippine financial system nowadays with the growing number of aggressive and malicious hackers targeting those in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSIs), according to industry experts.   And with rising concerns about security breaches in the biggest banking institutions locally, banks have been advised to allocate resources to boost its cybersecurity infrastructure and ensure the security of its clients transactions.   "Cyberattacks are getting more and more sophisticated every day. The usual practice is to provide and implement reactive actions by depending on the technologies," eP...Keep on reading: Firms urged to toughen cybersecurity measures.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

DoLE finds 3,400 firms in violation of EO 51

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said it will release today a list of about 3,400 employers found to be in violation of an executive order (EO) issued on May 1, which prohibits employment practices that violate security of tenure. Officials said the list of 3,400 expands on a preliminary list of violators of […] The post DoLE finds 3,400 firms in violation of EO 51 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Drive vs ‘wang-wang’

VARIOUS quarters concede that traffic congestion is one of the biggest reasons why the cars of the rich, the mighty and the powerful, including politicians, are equipped with sirens and blinkers. And the reported resurgence of the indiscriminate use of these gadgets and blinding LED lights in various parts of….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

PNP-HPG launches war on ‘wang-wang’

THE Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) yesterday launched “Oplan:Tokhang versus ‘wang-wang” as part of its stepped-up campaign against unauthorized users of sirens, blinkers and other banned motor vehicle devices in the country. “Through this campaign, we will identify users of sirens and blinkers with the help of the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

Volvo, Saab, lead Sweden firms eyeing Philippines infra prospects

Swedish companies led by Volvo and Saab are taking a look at the Philippines to provide sustainable solutions to the ongoing efforts to modernize the country’s infrastructure, particularly in setting up a bus rapid system and beefing up security in the country’s airports......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Duterte seeks list of firms into labor-only contracting

President Duterte has ordered a crackdown on companies engaged in labor-only contracting following Malacañang’s announcement that he would no longer sign an executive order against contractualization and just let Congress pass a law on security of tenure......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Sirens, blinkers should be symbols of authority

Crame files I WOULD like to give credit to the PNP Highway Patrol Group for ensuring that its crackdown against unauthorized users of sirens, blinkers, blinding LED lights and other gadgets attached in motor vehicles would be unrelenting and won’t spare anyone, politicians included. This should also serve as a….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

PNP-HPG to destroy nearly 3K banned LED lights, sirens, blinkers

THE Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group headed by Chief Superintendent Arnel B. Escobal will be destroying today nearly 3,000 LED lights, sirens and blinkers and other banned gadgets they have seized since launching the HPG Oplan: Disiplinadong Driver last October 16. The mass destruction of the confiscated banned gadgets….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Firms Urged to Strengthen Cyber Security

With a weak cyber security, a company is putting itself at high risk of losing revenue and reputation. It can also make the company vulnerable to sensitive data theft and costly lawsuits. For these reasons, firms are urged to build up its capability to protect their cyberspace or outsource a reliable company with a cyber […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Major Indian firms to enter PH; $1.25B in business deals closed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 January) —  Major Indian business players have expressed optimism to pour in investments in the Philippines despite the security threats after they forged $1.25 billion in business deals with their Filipino counterparts during the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte on January 24 to 26. The President announced this upon arrival […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

DICT allays fears of security threat from Chinese telco

DICT yesterday allayed fears of security threat from the Duterte administration’s decision allowing one of three leading Chinese firms to compete with the existing telecommunications duopoly in the Philippines. #BeFullyInformed DICT allays fears of security threat from Chinese telco The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) yesterday allayed fears of security threat from the… link: DICT allays fears of security threat from Chinese telco.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018