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.
DICT is mandated to “ensure the rights of individuals to privacy and confidentiality of their personal information; ensure the security of critical ICT infrastructures including information assets of the government, individuals and businesses; and provide oversight over agencies governing and regulating the ICT sector and ensure consumer protection and welfare, data privacy and security, foster competition and the growth of the ICT sector.”