Accenture and UnionBank of the Philippines tops the list of winners at the 1st Datos Privados – Awards for Excellence, Leadership Innovation, Transformation, Experience and Service in Data Privacy. Organized by the National Data Protection Officers of the Philippines (NADPOP), the event was a recognition for companies that have committed to comply in accordance to the policies governing data privacy.
The 1st Datos Privados is the highlight of NADPOP’s data privacy conference 1*DATA Privacy and Security Solutions Day that showcased data privacy and security topics and industry best practices.
Out of hundreds of entries received nationwide, finalists were chosen and awarded a Bronze, Silver, and Gold Datos Privados trophies for individual and institutional categories.
The Gold Datos Privados awards were given to Accenture Managing Director Legal Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Millicent Desiderio-Dime and UnionBank Chief Technology and Information Officer Henry Aguda as pillars for data privacy in corporate governance, Dondi Mapa for the Individual Empowerment & Enablement, TUV Rheinland Philippines for Corporate Empowerment and Enablement, MIESCOR (Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation) for its General Awareness Roadshow and the PLDT Group for its Handle with Care under the Internal Awareness Category. UnionBank was also awarded another Gold Datos Privados for Data Privacy Enterprise Management System.
The winners of 1st Datos Privados represented the banking, business process outsourcing, utility, health, law and technology sectors.
Speaking at the 1st DATA conference, Department of Information and Communications Technology Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. introduced the National Information Communications Technology Ecosystem Framework (NICTEF) that will serve as the country’s backbone for digital revolution. He expressed the government’s commitment and accountability in securing data through maximizing the available platforms.
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