May
03

China Releases Final Regulation on Cybersecurity Review of Network Products and Services

From: The National Law Review

Article By Yan Luo | Covington & Burling LLP

Today, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) released the final version of the Measures on the Security Review of Network Products and Services (Trial) (“the Measures”), with an effective date of June 1, 2017 (official Chinese version available here).  The issuance of the Measures marks a critical first step toward implementing China’s Cybersecurity Law (“the Law”), which was promulgated on November 7, 2016 and will take effect on June 1, 2017 (the same date as the Measures).

May
02

Department of Information and Communications Technology Philippines releases National Cybersecurity Plan 2022

From: OpenGovAsia.com

Initiatives range from a National Computer Emergency Response Program to establishment of CISO position within government agencies and conducting periodic National Drill Exercises.


National Cybersecurity Framework (Abbreviations- NCERT: National Computer Emergency Response Team; DOJ-NBI: Department of Justice-National Bureau of Investigation; DILG-PNP: Department of the Interior and Local Government- Philippine National Police; DND: Department of National Defense; NSC: National Security Council; NICA: National Intelligence Coordinating Agency)/ Source: NCSP 2022

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in Philippines released the National Cybersecurity Plan 2022 (NCSP) on May 2. As Philippines embarks on an ambitious digital transformation programme, cybersecurity will play a critically important role.

May
01

Kiosk delivers pirated movies to USB sticks in the middle of a mall

From: Ars Technica

“Maintenance” man torrents all day, then sells movies for 13 cents a pop in Ethiopia.

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But what if you could download Hollywood flicks to a USB drive at a convenient kiosk for just a few cents each? And do so while shopping at your local mall? This sounds like a dream of convenient and cheap entertainment, but it’s just one more piracy nightmare for the entertainment industry.

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