UP Open University, in partnership with the Digital Freedom Network, is set to offer an online certification course for data protection officers. Visit the UPOU website for updates.
For the University Archives of UP Diliman, the concept of data privacy is nothing new. Read about how the designated memory-keeper of the University handles data privacy under the DPA.
UP Manila leads constituent universities in establishing their own research ethics boards to harmonize research protocols and ensure ethical–including data privacy–compliance of all university research.
More Information on the Data Privacy Act: Highlights of Atty. JJ Disini’s Talk on “Data Privacy Act Compliance: Legal Issues”
UP College of Law’s Atty. JJ Disini breaks down what data privacy is and what our rights and responsibilities are as data subjects and data controllers under the DPA.
UP System Data Protection Officer Atty. Marcia Ruth Gabriela Fernandez gets clear about what the Data Privacy Act means for the UP Community.
The National Privacy Commission has some useful tips in protecting our data online, but there are still things we do off the internet that can potentially compromise our information.
Here are some of the other ways you can protect your personal data, offline and online.
The University’s technology transfer officers protect and leverage research initiatives to make them more useful to the Filipino people.
The problem with fake news: UP experts speak on the impact of disinformation on politics, society and democracy
In observance of World News Day today, September 28, UP experts share their thoughts on how fake news affects Philippine society, politics and democracy.
The concept of data privacy may sound esoteric, but it affects much of our lives today, from the way we work, conduct business, and communicate with one another online. This goes especially for those of us in the academe. In this issue, the UP Forum delves into the intricacies of data privacy and Republic Act 10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and what these mean for the UP Community and for ordinary individuals.
While spine surgeries used to be very long, risky, and bloody affairs, this need not be the case today. According to spine surgeon Dr. Rafael Bundoc of the University of the Philippines General Hospital (UP PGH), minimally invasive spine surgeries are now on the rise. With these advanced techniques, patients of UP PGH can go back to their homes and jobs after a few hours of rest and avoid the costs that come with long hospital stays.