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iGovPhil conducts orientation on PKI for ICT Office employees

Administration and Finance employees of ICT Office attended an orientation seminar on Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI) conducted by Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) Project on Friday. The seminar discussed the procedures on the use of digital certificates issued by iGovPhil. Through the certificates, users are able to digitally sign and authenticate files and documents. read more…


Gov’t conducts orientation on PhPay Adoption for Government Agencies

The government is developing an online payment system, or PhPay, that will enable the public to pay for government transactions through online payment channels. This will make payment to the government faster, easier and more convenient, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced yesterday. Some 63 representatives from 22 government agencies attended the orientation and demonstration of PhPay, read more…


Agencies train for web hosting, template migration

Some 38 representatives from 25 government agencies, mostly offices under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), attended the opening of the five-day training on web template and hosting services of the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office) on Monday. The training is being conducted by DOST’s Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) for read more…


Consultations on interoperability and web hosting migration held

The Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) Project recently kicked off  a series of consultation meetings in Baguio City this week with regional government offices about an interoperability framework and web hosting. The forum in Baguio, held on November 12 and attended by representatives from government agencies in the country’s northern regions, discussed the development of a read more…


Keys generated for new government data security system

Members of the iGovPhil’s PKI team conducting the SSL key ceremony. The Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) Project of the Department of Science and Technology recently generated electronic keys that will provide security to government computers and servers. This was announced today by iGovPhil representatives who conducted the key ceremony for servers and machines last month. read more…


Government agencies welcome centralized web hosting

Representatives of government agencies have said the issuance by President Benigno Aquino III of Administrative Order 39, mandating the centralized hosting of websites, is timely and appropriate following the recent spate of hacking of government sites. “The AO provides greater protection against cyber attacks as the websites will be hosted in centers operated and protected by the government read more…


Migration of govt websites to DOST hosting starts

The Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) Project has prepared the guidelines for migrating all government websites to its more secure and reliable hosting service as contained in the recent order of the President, officials from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said today. The guidelines have been part of the Migration Plan prepared by iGovPhil read more…