Fintech Alliance.PH Kicks off National Cybersecurity Education Campaign

Fintech Alliance.PH Kicks off National Cybersecurity Education Campaign

by May 31, 2023

Fintech Alliance.PH, the country’s largest association of fintech and digital players, had launched a multistakeholder national cybersecurity awareness and education campaign.

The campaign with the aim to educate millions of smartphone and online users against phishing scams had kicked off on 29 May 2023 at Shangri La The Fort in Taguig City.

The industry-led multi stakeholder national consumer cybersecurity campaign is being led by the Fintech Alliance in partnership with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), National Bureau of Investigation, Philippine National Police, Anti-Money Laundering Council, Securities and Exchange Commission, Insurance Commission, National Privacy Commission, National Telecommunications Commission, Department of Trade and Industry, telecommunications companies, consumer groups, and media groups.

The campaign was launched in response to the emergence of risks and threats to users’ safety and to ensure the sustained consumer trust on digital payments platforms.

Felipe M. Medalla

Felipe M. Medalla

“I am proud to see everyone working hard to make the Nationwide Consumer Cybersecurity Education Campaign an effective and invaluable tool in helping accelerate the Philippines’ Digital Economy.

 

You can count on BSP to be a staunch supporter of our project. We will continue to work hand in hand with all of our stakeholders and ensure the far-reaching impact of this campaign,”

said BSP Governor Felipe Medalla.

Lito Villanueva

Lito Villanueva

“With all industry players, government, media and the Filipino consumers working together, we’re ready to unlock the power of cybersecurity with consumer education!

 

We enjoin all Fintech Alliance member companies to have our campaign in all your social media platforms and use the hashtag #WagMagpalokoMagingScamAlerto,”

said Lito Villanueva, Founding Chairman of the Fintech Alliance.PH and Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation and Inclusion Officer at RCBC.

FinTech Alliance.PH also kicked off the first cohort of the Cambridge Fintech Regulatory and Innovations (FTRI) Programme.

It is by the Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge in Southeast Asia in partnership with the Mapua University in the Philippines.

The programme targets the development and training of regulators, legislators, policy makers, and practitioners and professionals in banking, fintech and digital industries.