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The National Privacy Commission issues data security alerts for individuals and Data Protection Officers
Holidays have always been working days for bad elements. These are times when people leave their homes to go on vacation or visit other relatives and friends. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) notes that personal data breaches have been known to happen during holidays because, usually, only a skeleton force stays on company premises. Locally, remember the 2016 personal data breach that occurred at the Commission on Elections, now termed Comeleak. Also remember the Bangladesh bank heist? The one that involved a local commercial bank? That also happened over a holiday.
The NPC has issued security reminders for both individuals and Data Protection Officers assigned to protect critical personal information.
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