The UPLB Security and Safety Office (SSO) of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs conducted a collaboration webinar on technological hazards and cybercrime between the two offices on October 24.
The activity began with a short message given by the director of the Security and Safety Office, lawyer Eric Paul D. Peralta, who explained the purpose of the webinar.
The first speaker, Special Police Assistant Chief Jonathan D. Maliwat, section chief of the Crisis Emergency Response Unit (CERU), discussed technological hazards in a campus setting, examples and causes of, and policies pertaining to technological hazards.
According to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), there is a plan of action used for preparedness and prevention by schools and universities.Security Officer Renee Johnson M. Melgar, supervising section chief of the Campus Watch and Investigation Unit (CWIU) of SSO, tackled cybercrime and some protocols to follow when conducting investigations, including university offices that reports of such crimes. Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.” (Alva Marie H. Tirones)