Data breach reporting system operational

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THE NATIONAL Privacy Commission (NPC) said it has launched a data breach reporting system that facilitates notifications in cases where data has been compromised.

In a statement, the NPC said the system, called Data Breach Notification Management System (DBNMS), was launched on April 20. NPC Circular No. 16-03.

“The DBNMS solves the limitations of manual submission and processing, while increasing public transparency by allowing PICs to access relevant, real-time information about their data breach notification,” the NPC said.

Privacy Commissioner John Henry D. Naga said data privacy efforts “go hand in hand with the adoption of emerging technologies that will revolutionize privacy and data protection. Therefore, NPC continuously adopts and implements digitization of our processes to effectively achieve our goals. »

After the launch of DBNMS, the NPC said it will no longer accept breach notifications and annual security incident reports via email, personal filing, regular mail, licensed courier service and other submission mode. physical.

The commission added that a PIC, including those with multiple branches or offices, can only have one account in the online system.

“If the PIC has other related companies or entities, each company or entity must register in the system under separate accounts. The company or entity is responsible for maintaining and submitting its reporting requirements to the NPC,” he said. Revin Mikhael D. Ochave

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