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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

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

NPA attacks on banana plantations in Davao worry biz sector

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 January) – The city’s business sector expressed alarm over the attacks launched by the New People’s Army (NPA) against banana firms in Barangay Tamayong, Calinan District on January 13. Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Arturo Milan said the security situation remains a concern, citing the recent attack […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Tech firms battle major security flaw

PARIS: Amazon, Google and now Apple—as the list of digital giants hit by the “Specter” and “Meltdown” computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage. “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time,” Apple—whose devices are usually regarded as [...] The post Tech firms battle major security flaw appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

PARIS, France – Amazon, Google and now Apple – as the list of digital giants hit by the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage.  "All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

PARIS, France -- Amazon, Google and now Apple -- as the list of digital giants hit by the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage. "All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time," Apple -- whose devices are usually regarded as secure -- said in a post on an online support page on Thursday. Almost all microprocessors produced over the past 10 years by Intel, AMD and ARM are affected. No PC or mobile device can function without the miniature components that are effectively nerve centers for executing computer programs and apps. And that is what distinguishes t...Keep on reading: Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Tech firms rush out patches for pervasive computer flaw

WASHINGTON, DC, USA –  Amid a frantic rush to patch a computer security flaw, experts struggled Thursday, January 4, to determine the impact of a newly discovered vulnerability which could affect billions of devices worldwide. Cybersecurity researchers called for computer systems to urgently install updates a day after the release of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Are BPO firms fireproof?

This is the question Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III wants to be answered as he ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to recheck the fire security of all Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies inside malls. “We saw that there is a need for our PNP and fire service […] The post Are BPO firms fireproof? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Could a law to bring down the mob be used in Weinstein case?

NEW YORK (AP) --- The federal anti-racketeering law has been used since the late 1970s to bring down mob bosses. Could it be used to prosecute Harvey Weinstein? Lawyers for six actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by the movie producer filed a lawsuit Wednesday in New York arguing that Weinstein was, essentially, a racketeer who used a legion of assistants, casting agents, security firms, gossip writers and others to supply himself with a steady stream of unwilling sexual partners and silence their complaints. Their anti-racketeering suit was filed in a civil court, but it prompted discussions about whether prosecutors could make a similar criminal case. Maybe, sai...Keep on reading: Could a law to bring down the mob be used in Weinstein case?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Banks, other financial firms told to set up round-the-clock cybersecurity centers

BANKS and financial entities must set up round-the-clock centers that will actively monitor and prevent cyber-attacks, as part of the stricter guidelines issued by the central bank to boost cybersecurity measures. The Monetary Board last week approved a circular covering information security management, which elevates expectations on the safeguards employed by these firms. “This is […] The post Banks, other financial firms told to set up round-the-clock cybersecurity centers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

Banks, other financial firms told to set up round-the-clock cybersecurity centers

BANKS and financial entities must set up round-the-clock centers that will actively monitor and prevent cyber-attacks, as part of the stricter guidelines issued by the central bank to boost cybersecurity measures. The Monetary Board last week approved a circular covering information security management, which elevates expectations on the safeguards employed by these firms. “This is… link: Banks, other financial firms told to set up round-the-clock cybersecurity centers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017