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Kicked Out for Hacking in College, This 23-Year-Old Now Offers Affordable Anti-Hacking Training and Software

Alexis John Lingad's Hackuna has already been downloaded over 22,000 times in two months

“I’m Alexis from Cryptors. I’m the founder and CEO. And I am Batman.”That’s how Alexis John Lingad began his pitch as part of the third batch of Takeoff, a startup pitching event organized by the IT and Business Process Association of the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 30, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

These Are the Skills Freelancers Need Most to Make an Impact Right Now

You might want to check out Blockchain, cybersecurity and AI

The future of work is constantly evolving. Like it or not, technology remains a massive disruptor across industries. Change in the workplace is not only coming, it’s already here, and you want to make sure you’re on top of the skills that ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 24, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

‘Business as Usual’ COL Financial Advises Clients as Stock Market Trading Resumes Oct. 23

Largest online stockbroker still has to complete probe into possible breach involving client data

COL Financial, the country’s largest stock broker that warned clients about a “possible breach” involving customers’ personal information last Friday, assured clients over the weekend “it will be business as usual on Monday,” October 23, when the trading week resumes.“You will be ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 22, 2017 05:00:00
News and Events

PH’s Leading Online Stock Broker Reports ”?"Possible Breach” Affecting Client Data

But COL Financial assures clients of the integrity of their account balances and stock positions

COL Financial, the country’s largest stock broker that pioneered the growth of online stock market investing in the Philippines, advised its clients late Friday afternoon about the possible breach of its computer and information systems that may have compromised clients’ personal information. “I am writing to ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 21, 2017 11:00:00
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10 IT security tips for SMEs

Cybersecurity is a necessity

Starting a business has never been for the faint of heart, but the cyber age has brought new dimensions to the already complex ongoing process. Simply put, you cannot do business of any kind without cybersecurity.But, like just about everything else in ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 02, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Why every small business needs a backup and disaster recovery plan

Because BDR solutions keep businesses safe when trouble strikes.

As a digitally active business in 2016, you cannot afford to lose your data. Whether at the hands of a natural disaster, human error, or cyber attack, data loss is costly and extremely risky. That is why you need a backup and ...

by Larry Alton  | June 04, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

3 simple tips to protect your online passwords

PLDT and Smart are stepping up measures to strengthen online security for its subscribers’ sake.

This is an edited press releaseFollowing the cyber theft of voters’ records from the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) database, PLDT and Smart Communications are encouraging their subscribers to take precautions to protect their online privacy and security.According to published reports, the data ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 26, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

How to create a super strong password (Infographic)

Prevent hackers from stealing your accounts by creating unique passwords with these tips.

By now you should know that "123456" is not a smart password.If you’re still using a weak password like that gaping sieve—and haven’t even changed all your online passwords since news of the wretched Heartbleed SSL vulnerability broke—you’re hacker bait.Failing to create ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | August 22, 2015 08:00:00
News and Events

Two cybercriminals attack each other: An unusual spy vs. spy story

An unusual cyberattack activity has been unveiled by online security vendor Kaspersky Lab. Find out how these cybercriminals attack each other and how you can spare your online presence from this odd cyberwar.

Kaspersky Lab has recorded a rare and unusual example of one cybercriminal attacking another. In 2014, Hellsing, a small and technically unremarkable cyberespionage group targeting mostly government and diplomatic organizations in Asia, was subjected to a spear-phishing attack (attempt to defraud a ...

by Press Release  | April 15, 2015 06:00:00
News and Events

Kaspersky Lab announces cybersecurity startup challenge for young Filipino entrepreneurs

A global cyber protection solutions vendor is calling all young local entrepreneurs and cybersecurity experts to grab this opportunity to win up to P2 million in seed capital funding.

by Press Release  | March 11, 2015 05:00:00
Startup Tips

People are still using terrible passwords

Are the passwords you use on your online accounts safe? Here are some of the most common (and predictable) codes that are incredibly used as online passwords.

Imagine you have a house where you keep your valuables. The rooms contain expensive family heirlooms, wads of cash and photos from that once-in-a-lifetime trip. You always make sure to keep the house locked, and you’re the only one with a key ...

by Carly Okyle  | February 07, 2015 10:00:00