ILO, TESDA open 175 Technology Scholarships for Women


By Rose de la Cruz


In celebration of National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) month, the International Labor Organization and the Technical Education and Skills Development (TESDA), have announced the opening of 175 scholarships for women for Information Technology.


The scholarship program is part of the #womencandoIT scholarship program under the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in the Philippines. 


Full scholarships in animation, game creation and web development are open to women ages 18 to 45 years old. ILO and TESDA, with the support of JPMorgan…

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Kaspersky Lab wins Canalys Leadership Matrix for APAC in Q1 2018



Kaspersky Lab has been positioned in the Champions quadrant of the Canalys Leadership Matrix for Asia Pacific in 2018. As a Champion, Kaspersky lab achieved the highest scores from its partners in 10 areas of channel management while also showing the greatest improvement on these scores over the course of 12 months.


The Leadership Matrix recognizes the cream of the crop of the leading technology vendors that have shown remarkable strides in providing successful engagements with its channel partners. Kaspersky Lab is among the 11 technology vendors in the Champion category.


This is the first time…

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Faster internet speed to be expected by end 2019

By Rose de la Cruz 

Faster internet speed would be possible by the end of 2019 with the completion of the Luzon Bypass Infrastructure, the first of its kind for the Philippine government to implement by building and operating its own submarine cable landing stations, with its first client, the EDGE (a.k.a. Facebook). 

The project is an initiative of the Department of Information and Communication Technology (formerly under the transportation department), the Department of Science and Technology, the Bases Conversion Development Authority and EDGE. 

Under the project, social media giant Facebook will be the first party to use…

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Chinese-speaking hacker caught spying on pharma organizations


By Rose de la Cruz


Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company operating in the market for over 20 years, has discovered evidence of an emerging and alarming trend:  more advanced cyber threat actors turning their attention to attacks against the healthcare sector.


The infamous PlugX malware has been detected in pharmaceutical organizations in Vietnam, aimed at stealing precious drug formulas and business information.


Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into next generation security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe.


The Chinese-speaking PlugX, also…

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