98% of respondents from the Philippines said they observe the practice of reporting data breaches to authorities, which is done in compliance with guidelines set by the National Privacy Commission (NPC).
According to a new cloud survey from cybersecurity Sophos, organizations in the Philippines experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year – including ransomware and other malware (77%), exposed data (40%), compromised accounts (40%), and cryptojacking (16%).
A new security study commissioned by IBM has found that while business organizations have slowly improved their ability to plan for and respond to cyber attacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13% during the same period.
A new study from analytics software firm Fico has found that Filipinos struggle to recall their current passwords and prefer biometrics, with 72 percent of them happy to provide this information to their bank.
Online users in Asia Pacific are more concerned of having their blood relatives or relationship partners seeing or accessing their private data online way more than malicious actors.
The NPC said it would continue to focus on the education sector as it makes up 17% of the breaches received in the first half of the year.
For its part, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky said the app does not contain any malicious elements but could create privacy and security issues since FaceApp uses facial recognition.
It was reported this week that the student portals of the two Manila-based schools were attacked by hackers , leaking the personal data of thousand of students.