Posts Tagged Department of Information and Communications Technology

DICT warns public vs fake social media pages on SAP

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 26, 2020

The Department of Information and Technology (DICT) has warned the public against fake social media pages that spread misinformation on the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). In a post, the...

DICT to provide teachers with ICT trainings

Maris Federez   •   May 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is set to conduct online seminars or ‘webinars’ to teachers under the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission...

DICT eyes converting internet cafes into digital classroom, workplace

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 18, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is planning to convert internet cafes into digital classrooms and workplace amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As part of the ‘new...

DICT urges LGUs, homeowners associations to ease permit process for faster ICT infra rollouts

Robie de Guzman   •   May 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Thursday called on local government units (LGU) and homeowners associations (HOA) to ease permitting requirements and procedures to...

DICT warns public vs social engineering attacks

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 27, 2020

The Department of Information, Communications and Technology (DICT) has warned the public against social engineering attacks. In a post, the DICT defined social engineering as “psychologically manipulating people to give...

DICT provides free Wi-Fi access in COVID-19 quarantine, testing centers for patients, frontliners

Robie de Guzman   •   April 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Friday said that patients with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) staying in monitoring and quarantine facilities will now have...

DICT, PNP to launch ‘Kontra Peke’ to combat fake news on COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 6, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) are set to create Task Force COVID Kontra Peke” to prevent the spread of fake news...

DICT sets operational guidelines to ICT-BPO sector during ECQ

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 31, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has provided operational guidelines to the Information and Communication Technology-enabled Business Process Outsourcing (ICT-BPO) sector during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Based...

Hospitals urged to employ emergency backup systems vs possible cyber attacks amid COVID-19 threat

Robie de Guzman   •   March 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications (DICT) on Tuesday urged hospitals and healthcare facilities in the country to employ emergency backup systems to ensure operational continuity in...

Scam Alert! DICT warns public against online post on ‘P20,000 SSS bonus’

Robie de Guzman   •   March 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Tuesday warned the public against a circulating Facebook post, entitled “P20,000 para sa lahat ng SSS Pangtawid.” The...

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