27.7 C
Manila
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Home News Top Stories Duterte reorganizes cybersecurity panel

Duterte reorganizes cybersecurity panel

 

President Rodrigo Duterte has reorganized the National Cybersecurity Inter-Agency Committee (NCIAC) to better prepare the country in handling online threats.

The executive secretary and the National Security Council director general co-head the NCIAC.

The NCIAC was created by then-President Benigno Aquino 3rd in 2015.


“The NCIAC is mandated to assess the vulnerabilities and risks of the country’s cybersecurity, issue updated security protocols to all government employees and enhance the public-private partnership to deter cyberattacks, minimize cyber risks and increase cyber resiliency,” the President said in his executive order.

The order takes effect immediately.

Egypt’s ex-president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

CAIRO: Egypt's former long-time president Hosni Mubarak died Tuesday at age 91 at Cairo's Galaa military hospital, his brother-in-law General Mounir Thabet told Agence...

SKorea ‘very grave’, Moon says as coronavirus cases approach 1,000

SEOUL: The novel coronavirus outbreak in South Korea is "very grave," President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday as he visited its epicenter and the...

World’s oldest man dies in Japan at 112

TOKYO: A Japanese man recently named the world's oldest living male has died aged 112, a local official said Tuesday. Chitetsu Watanabe, who was born...

Thin crowd marks 34th People Power anniversary 

A thin crowd gathered on Tuesday at the People Power monument along EDSA to mark the 34th anniversary of the peaceful revolution that ended...

WHO warns of pandemic risk after virus peaks in China

GENEVA: The new coronavirus has peaked in China but could still grow into a pandemic, the World Health Organization has warned, as infections mushroom...

Today’s Front Page February 25, 2020

Today’s Front Page February 25, 2020