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While online learning has removed physical and geographical boundaries that inhibit learning, it also presents new challenges for students looking to subscribe to its system. Overcoming distractions, managing priorities, and getting ahead of the game are tougher for online students who mostly guide themselves in completing their courses and finishing their degrees. AMA...

The online shopping ecosystem in the Philippines is continuously growing, and one can now find just about everything online – from clothing, to books, groceries and just about everything else. While online shopping is convenient and offers a wide variety of products, there are still some to-dos to help safeguard us from falling prey to online fraudsters. Here...

By Oscar Visaya, Country Manager at F5 Networks Philippines Cybercrime is evolving in ways we could never have imagined. Attacks are increasingly becoming more sophisticated, new attack vectors are opening, and criminals are becoming more persistent. Organizations that wish to safeguard their data should not content themselves with tools and security measures currently...

On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report, the “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in the second half of 2016.” The percentage of industrial computers under attack grew from over 17% in July...

To stop the spread of false news on Facebook, the company released some tips on what to look out for. Be skeptical of headlines. False news stories often have catchy headlines in all caps with exclamation points. If shocking claims in the headline sound unbelievable, they probably are. Look closely at the URL. A phony or look-alike URL may be a warning sign of false...

Many business owners enjoy working from home, but there’s a challenge that automatically comes with it. There are certainly many perks, like being in charge of your own time, dressing however you want and being able to take care of personal tasks even as you manage your business. But while all this is enjoyable, there’s undoubtedly a wide range of distractions...

by  Gavin Chow  Network and Security Strategist at Fortinet Attacks targeting and originating from IoT devices began grabbing news headlines toward the last quarter of 2016. Insecure IoT devices became the low-hanging fruit for threat actors to easily exploit. Some were even notoriously used as botnets to launch DDoS attacks against selected targets. For example,...

Running a business is not a short term thing. Entrepreneurs do it for the long run. It is not simple, nor is it easy but entrepreneurs need to run a business without a hitch. Here are a number of reasons why legitimizing your business is important for the long run. There’s no risk of getting caught. This is the main benefit. If your business is hiding behind the...

By Ryan Poggi At this moment, we are witnessing an explosion of connectivity, data and innovation. As this hyper connectivity is changing the game for most businesses, customers in turn, are radically changing the rules as they demand a simpler, seamless and personalized experience at every touch point. Rising expectations You could call it life imitating art, where...

By Dr. Renato de Castro International Advisor, World e-Governments Organisation of Cities & Local Governments (WeGO) By 2030, 70 percent of the world’s population will be concentrated in cities. Today, we are seeing large scale rural to urban migration with an estimated of 370,000 people forecasted to migrate daily between 2015 and 2020. The massive growth of...