In the latest ASCOT ’To! (Todo-Todo) episode titled “CYBERSMART: Making Informed Choices for Online Security” esteemed guest experts in the field of cybersecurity graced the program, shedding light on crucial aspects of protecting ourselves over digital threat.

Mr. Angel Redoble, Founder of the Philippine Institute of cybersecurity Professionals, shared insights into common threats, solutions, and strategies to safeguard against cyberattacks. His expertise provided valuable guidance on navigating the complexities of online security. “I personally do not use certain applications due to security implications because there is a possibility that my identity could be compromised by security risks, especially those community-based applications asking for personal info. So, it is essential to prioritize privacy and security when choosing apps.” Mr. Redoble emphasized.

Following Mr. Redoble’s informative session, Mr. Sherwin B. Glorioso, an Associate Professor IV at ASCOT, delved deeper into the specifics of cybersecurity. He enhanced the audience’s understanding of this vital subject, empowering them to make informed decisions in safeguarding their online presence. “Data is the new oil. Alam naman natin kung gaano kahalaga yung oil, napakamahal. Ngayon yung ating information ‘yan yung mga pinagkakakitaan kasi puwedeng ibenta, ‘yung mga personal information na nakukuha nila sa atin. Kaya dapat nating ingatan ang ating information lalo na yung mga nagpopost sa social media.” Mr. Glorioso said.

The program’s final segment, Kalikasan, Kagubatan at Karagatan, and ASCOT News ASCOT news updates, highlighting current events within the institution.

Concluding the episode, guests and host shared parting words, emphasizing the key takeaways from the discussion. Their insights served as reminders of the importance of staying vigilant and proactive in ensuring cybersecurity in today’s digital landscape.

ASCOT’s episode on cybersecurity guided viewers towards a safer and more secure online experience.
For those who missed the live broadcast, the episode is available on ASCOT’s official Facebook page.
ASCOT ‘To! airs every other Thursday, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. on 92.1RTV Baler.

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