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Ping sa DND: Pumasok na kayo sa cyber-world

Pinabibilisan ni Senador Panfilo Lacson sa Department of National Defense (DND) ang pagbuo ng modernong kakayahan at kasanayan sa pagbabantay at pagtatanggol sa bansa laban sa mga pagtatangka buhat sa mga masasamang elemento.

Sa pagdinig ng Finance Subcommittee ng Senado na pinamunuan ni Lacson sa panukalang badyet ng DND para sa susunod na taon, personal na sinabihan ng mambabatas si DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana na kailangan nang magkaroon ng matibay na pundasyon ang ahensiya sa usapin ng cyber- and technological capabilities.

Ayon kay Lacson, ang kasalukuyang panahon ay mabilis na umuusad patungo sa pagiging ganap na cybertechnology-capable kung kaya’t dapat makasabay ang DND bilang pangunahing sangay-tanggulan ng bansa.

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Lacson to DND: Pursue cyber, tech capabilities in age of modern warfare

In this age of biotechnology and artificial intelligence, the Philippines should be developing its cyber- and technological capabilities to ward off threats on those fronts.

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson stressed this on Tuesday as he exhorted the Department of National Defense to exhaust all means to pursue this course of action.

“We are in an age of biotechnology and artificial intelligence. We should be looking at control of the airwaves and cyberspace,” Lacson said at the hearing for the DND’s 2019 budget at the Senate.

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Anti-Wiretapping Bill: Walang katapusan ang pagbabago kaya dapat maging bukas tayo sa pagbabalangkas ng mga panukalang sasabay sa mga ito.

Senate Bill 1210, the Expanded Anti-Wiretapping Act of 2016, is now pending second reading. The bill has taken into account Sen. Lacson’s Senate Bill 48, which seeks to update the present anti-wiretapping law.

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Sponsorship Speech for SB 1210 (Expanded Anti-Wiretapping Act of 2016)

Mr. President, fellow members of this august chamber, I have the honor to report on the Senate floor Senate Bill No. 1210, entitled “An Act Expanding the Scope and Coverage of Republic Act No. 4200, otherwise known as an Act to Prohibit and Penalize Wire Tapping and other Related Violations of the Privacy of Communication, and for Other Purposes,” as embodied in Committee Report No. 4, in substitution of Senate Bills 21, 48, 871 and 950.

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Lacson Pushes Web-based Monitoring for Provincial Projects

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson is pushing for Web-based monitoring of the implementation of infrastructure projects at the provincial level, to ensure transparency and efficiency.

Lacson said such a system could take a cue from that being implemented in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which uses apps like Google Maps.

“I would suggest (that this be implemented at the) provincial level. Provincial governments should replicate the ARMM’s map-based solution,” Lacson, who authored Senate Bill 40 seeking to implement budget reform by downloading resources to local governments, said at a Senate hearing.

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Online Monitoring sa mga Gov’t Projects Itinulak ni Ping

Puwede nang masubaybayan ng mga mamamayan ng isang partikular na rehiyon o lalawigan sa mas madali at mabilis na paraan ang itinatakbo ng mga proyektong ipinatupad ng kanilang mga lokal na opisyal,

Ito ay sa pamamagitan ng iminumungkahi ni Senador Panfilo Lacson na pagpapatupad sa buong bansa ng sistemang ginagamit ng Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) sa pagmonitor sa mga proyekto ng rehiyon.

Sa sistema kasi na ginagamit ng ARMM ay madaling malalaman kung hanggang saang yugto na ang nararating ng isang proyekto dahil sa internet na lamang ito binibisita sa pamamagitan ng Google Map application.

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Lacson Bill Requires Prepaid SIM Card Registration to Stop Scams, Crimes

With the growing popularity of smart mobile devices such as phones, tablets and watches comes the risk of text-based and online scams, some of which may allow an attacker to steal a user’s identity and commit crimes in his or her name.

To fight this, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson filed a bill requiring the registration of prepaid subscriber identity modules (SIMs) dubbed the “Prepaid Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Cards Regulations Act of 2016.”

“Possession of the most modern technology comes with tremendous responsibility. A mechanism must be put in place to ensure its effective use for the good of all while preventing its illegal or malicious use to benefit a few. Towards this end, the State shall regulate the use and sale of pre-paid SIM cards for users of cellular phones and other mobile devices only to persons who shall comply with the requirements herein set forth,” Lacson said in Senate Bill 252.

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Ping: No ID, No (prepaid) SIM

No ID, no SIM.

Ganitong uri ng patakaran ang ipapatupad ng pamahalaan sa sandaling maisabatas na ang panukalang inihain ni Senador Panfilo Lacson tungkol sa paghihigpit sa pagbibenta ng prepaid subscriber identity module (SIM) card sa publiko.

Pangunahing layunin ng Senate Bill 252 na tinaguriang Prepaid Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Cards Regulations Act of 2016, na sugpuin ang krimen at mga kabulastugang nagaganap gamit ang mga gadgets gaya ng mga cellular phones at iba pang mga kauri nito.

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