August 5, 2022
To raise awareness and build a safer cyberspace, the Local Government Unit of Mawab and Montevista in partnership with the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) XI, headed by Regional Director Evamay C. Dela Rose, CESE, successfully conducted Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Protection Awareness on June 11-13, 2023.
The capacity training was participated by the LGU employees from different offices and personnel from the national government agencies who expressed all-out support for the activity as it brings vital matters in today’s advancement of technology.
Cybersecurity co-Focal of DICT XI, Engr. Ma. Jessa Garsuta, as the guest speaker, educates the participants on the fundamentals of Cyber Hygiene such as protecting personal, sensitive and financial data. She also urged them to become more vigilant and report incidents promptly to allow law enforcement agencies to take swift action.
Moreover, Provincial Focal, Engr. Bejay Bacay conducts an orientation about the importance of Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI) to secure the government agency’s online transactions and communications. The service ensures confidentiality, authenticity, integrity, and non-repudiation of electronic transactions and documents.
DICT Provincial Officer, Engr. Ronilo Santa Cruz expressed gratitude to the aforesaid LGUs for initiating the activity, which aims to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to combat cyber threats, thus laying the groundwork for a cyber-resilient society.
He also advised the attendees to share what they had learned from the speakers so that everyone would be aware and safe from any criminal activity.
“𝐷𝐼𝐶𝑇 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑢𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑡𝑠 𝑚𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑣𝑖𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑚𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑎𝑓𝑒𝑔𝑢𝑎𝑟𝑑 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑎𝑔𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑠𝑡 𝑒𝑣𝑜𝑙𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑑𝑖𝑔𝑖𝑡𝑎𝑙 𝑟𝑖𝑠𝑘𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑚𝑜𝑡𝑒 𝑐𝑦𝑏𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑒𝑐𝑢𝑟𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑝𝑟𝑎𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑒𝑠, 𝑤𝑒 𝑎𝑙𝑠𝑜 𝑢𝑟𝑔𝑒 𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝐿𝑜𝑐𝑎𝑙 𝐺𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑈𝑛𝑖𝑡𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑛𝑒𝑟 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑢𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑟𝑎𝑖𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑎𝑤𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑙𝑜𝑐𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑜𝑟𝑑𝑒𝑟 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑒𝑐𝑢𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑐𝑦𝑏𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑝𝑎𝑐𝑒” Santa Cruz added in his message. (𝑹. 𝑯𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒊𝒛𝒂𝒏𝒐)
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