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Part 1 THE 2019 national and local elections (NLE) are fast approaching. And the Smartmatic saga of non-compliance with the Automated Election System (AES) law, or RA 9369, ineptness in conducting comprehensive testing of the AES project components, inaccurate counting and canvassing, unsecure transmission of election results etc., keep on…

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EIGHTEEN months have passed since the last elections in May 2016, the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee (JCOC) has not convened yet to deliberate on the performance of the automated election system (AES) used then and to discuss the AES technology to be used in the 2019 midterm elections. Most of…

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Last of 3 parts SECURITY beyond passwords is the technology behind the cognitive recognition (CogID) technology invented by Dr. Alex Natividad, a practicing Filipino psychiatrist in Texas. In his CogID, one need not memorize his passwords to access computerized application systems (apps), whether it be corporate or personal. His identity…

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Part 2 COGNITIVE identification (CogID), according to Dr. Alex Natividad, is a new concept and technology solution developed by his company, NimbusID. Alex defines it as the science of verifying our physical and digital identity through processing of our unique knowledge. He explained that CogID is the application of association,…

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Part 1 RIGHT after the momentous CEO Breakfast Forum of the Information Systems Security Society of the Philippines on September 11, 2017, I had a warm exchange of thoughts with the chairman of NimbusID, Dr. Alex Natividad, about bank fraud like ATM skimming and phishing, hacking, and other information security…

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HACKING the automated election system (AES) has always been a hot topic since the time the Commission on Elections (Comelec) started to implement the computerized system in the national and local elections in 2003. Nothing has materialized so far, even when the former Chairman Benjamin Abalos challenged ethical hackers to…

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Last of 3 parts ANOTHER bad omen is coming in the 2019 midterm elections after Chairman Andy Bautista of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) clarified in the recent Automated Election System (AES) Technology Fair that the AES technology recommendation of the Comelec Advisory Council (CAC) will not automatically be the…

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Part 1 AS stipulated in Section 8 of the Automated Election Law, or RA 9369, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has to create an Advisory Council which must be convened not later than 18 months prior to the next scheduled electoral exercise. Further, the council is to be composed of…

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Last of 4 parts DEMENTIA is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities caused by physical changes in the brain. According to medical doctors, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Some of the clinical symptoms involve difficulty remembering names and recent events, impaired…

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Part 3 I HAD a great chance to have an exchange of ideas recently with Ernie del Rosario, the former Information Technology (IT) director of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), regarding opportunity cost in the last 2016 national and local elections. His financial analysis is impressive and quite acceptable in…

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