DICT Chief Caintic to Cybersecurity Bureau: Investigate quickly the COMELEC hack allegations

Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Acting Secretary Emmanuel Rey R. Caintic ordered the Cybersecurity Bureau to conduct its own investigation on the reported hacking of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). This is based on the January 10th published report by the Manila Bulletin that indicated hackers allegedly gained access to COMELEC servers and continue reading : DICT Chief Caintic to Cybersecurity Bureau: Investigate quickly the COMELEC hack allegations

DICT Chief Caintic leads oath-taking ceremony of ICT countryside champions

  Today, January 11, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Acting Secretary Emmanuel Rey R. Caintic led the oath-taking and induction ceremony of the new officers and Board of Trustees of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP)  via video conference.  “The collaboration of the DICT and the NICP is vital in developing continue reading : DICT Chief Caintic leads oath-taking ceremony of ICT countryside champions

KonekTawag Centers in DICT Mindanao Cluster Offices provide Odette-hit residents access to emergency communications

DICT’s KonekTawag Centers provided Typhoon Odette-hit residents with free emergency communications to be utilized until the restoration of commercial telecommunication services in the affected areas. “We are aware of the urgent need to restore communications and connectivity to these Odette-hit towns and localities to ensure the continued access of our kababayans to their basic needs—including continue reading : KonekTawag Centers in DICT Mindanao Cluster Offices provide Odette-hit residents access to emergency communications

DICT addresses intermittent signal in Looc, Occidental Mindoro through Free Wi-Fi for All

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) continues to address the problem of intermittent signal in Looc, Occidental Mindoro through the activation of Free Wi-Fi for All sites in various localities, especially Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDAs). “Your DICT commits to continue our intensified efforts to meet the country’s increased need for better continue reading : DICT addresses intermittent signal in Looc, Occidental Mindoro through Free Wi-Fi for All