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PH, Japan forge stronger cooperation on defense, maritime security

Jun 01, 2019 - 10:16 AM

During their summit meeting in Tokyo, among the topics President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed was 'advancing the rule of law, including in the South China Sea,' a Palace statement says

SUMMIT MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe deliver a joint statement after their summit meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Tokyo, Japan on May 31, 2019. Presidential Photo

Digital data: Filipinos trust gov’t more than private firms, says survey

Nov 14, 2018 - 7:47 PM

Filipinos show seemingly contradicting responses to the survey, declaring 'high comfort' in sharing digital identities while leading the world in concerns over security issues

UNISYS SECURITY INDEX. Unisys Asia Pacific Vice President Lysandra Schmutter presents the 2018 Security Index on November 14, 2018

Filipinos top global survey in concern over security

Nov 14, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Identity theft is the top security concern among Filipinos, according to the newly released 2018 Unisys Security Index

UNISYS SECURITY INDEX. Unisys Asia-Pacific Solutions Director Ian Selbie presents the 2018 Security Index to the media on November 14, 2018. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena

All-time high levels of fraud and cyber issues plague industries today – report

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:29 PM

The 10th annual Kroll Global Fraud Risk Report outlines the risks industries and organizations now have to face

Rappler Talk: U.S. national security adviser on Trump's PH visit

Nov 06, 2017 - 8:45 PM

The Philippines is the last leg of Trump's first Asia tour. US national security adviser HR McMaster talks to Rappler about US President Donald Trump and what he plans to discuss with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

RAPPLER TALK. US national security adviser H.R. McMaster speaks with Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa on President Donald Trump's visit to the Philippines. Rappler photo

#AnimatED: Dealing with China and PH allies

Jul 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The new government s primordial diplomatic task is to gather robust international support so that the arbitral ruling is enforced Is Perfecto Yasay Jr up to the job?

When Pia Wurztbach meets geopolitics

Dec 26, 2015 - 11:00 AM

This alone could go down as one of the greatest contributions of the new Miss Universe

Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, Miss Philippines 2015, answers her Top 5 Final Question on stage with Host, Steve Harvey during The 2015 MISS UNIVERSE¨ Telecast airing live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on FOX Sunday, December 20. The 2015 Miss Universe contestants have spent the past three weeks in Las Vegas touring, filming, rehearsing, and preparing to compete for the DIC Crown. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Japan's top security envoy to visit China

Jul 15, 2015 - 10:15 PM

Shotaro Yachi the head of Japan s National Security Council visits Beijing from July 16 to 19

Is New China the Old Japan – and is that bad for Asia?

Jul 22, 2014 - 7:30 AM

With tensions mounting it is time for all players to take a step back from the brink of even greater conflict and commit to engagement cooperation and a peaceful resolution to disputes

18 dead in Agusan del Sur clashes

Jul 15, 2014 - 2:52 PM

New People s Army rebels attack the house of a certain Datu Calpit in Prosperidad town

Terror to come?

Jul 01, 2014 - 11:14 AM

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ISIS advances Terrorists in Mindanao have incentives to join the rebellion Can the Philippine government prevent them?

Shangri-la Dialogue: China to promote security theory

May 30, 2014 - 6:56 PM

Beijing s delegation to the Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore will fully elaborate on China s security concept in Asia says a spokesman

'SHANGRI-LA DIALOGUE.' A Gurkha soldier, part of a Gurkha elite contingent of the Singapore Police force, stands guard outside the Shangri-la Hotel, the venue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 13th Asia Security Summit, in Singapore on May 30, 2014. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Apple TouchID bypassed with fake prints, paws

Sep 24, 2013 - 12:39 PM

A series of reports show how Apple s TouchID on the iPhone 5S can be bypassed in a number of different ways

TOUCHID BYPASSED? A number of reports show that you can lock and unlock an iPhone 5S with fake prints, cat paws, and other body parts. Screen shot from YouTube

Apple developer website attacked

Jul 22, 2013 - 9:01 AM

Apple sent out an email telling users of a potential security breach on their Apple developer website

DEV SITE DOWNTIME. Apple released an email telling users of a potential security breach on the Apple developer website

Snowden: The geek turned Deep Throat

Jul 13, 2013 - 1:35 PM

Snowden is a self confessed geek and a high school dropout with libertarian leanings

edward snowden nsa whistleblower

Facebook releases data on US security requests

Jun 15, 2013 - 11:51 AM

US security related requests in the 2nd half of 2012 involve between 18 000 to 19 000 accounts

Apple iOS 6.1.3 has new security bug

Mar 22, 2013 - 1:49 PM

Apple s new iOS update has a new security issue even as it remedies an existing flaw

NEW UPDATE, NEW ISSUE. Apple's newest update fixes a security issue but has its own holes.

Apple fixing iOS 6.1 security flaw

Feb 15, 2013 - 2:22 PM

Apple acknowledges reports of a security flaw in iPhones running iOS 6 1 saying it is working on a fix that will be deployed in a future software update

SECURITY FIX. Apple acknowledged a security issue in iOS 6.1, allowing people to bypass iPhone security. Screen shot from Apple.