The DICT said the servicemen and linemen fall under the travel exception as provided for under the Memorandum on Community Quarantine Over the Entire Luzon issued by the Office of the President.
Day: March 17, 2020
Banks are urging the general public to utilize digital and online platforms for their payment requirements and inquiries as the government implements community quarantine to address the rise of Covid-19 cases.
The DOST’s Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) said it is supporting the research and development of technologies and projects that will aid in the monitoring and management of the Covid-19 infection.
In a memorandum dated March 12, 2020, the DICT ordered the NTC to monitor the compliance of all operating Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in providing ample bandwidth allocation, and availability of service and signal, based on their respective service level agreements.
In terms of the data involved, most incidents saw leakages of customer-related details such as personally identifiable information (53%), authentication credentials (33%), payment or credit card specifics (32%), account numbers (27%), and other personal particulars (26%).