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Promoting Cybersecurity: Senate and GCash Collaborate for Employee Learning Sessions

 

Promoting Cybersecurity: Senate and GCash Collaborate for Employee Learning Sessions

In a unified mission to create a safer and more inclusive digital space for Filipinos, the Senate of the Philippines, in collaboration with #GCash conducted a joint learning session for Senate employees. This initiative aimed to promote cybersecurity and the adoption of digital financial serv Key officials, employees, and Senate media attended the workshop held in Pasay City. 

Leaders from GCash shared best practices in cybersecurity and conducted an in-depth discussion on the app’s innovative products and newly launched security measures.

GCash highlighted the importance of data privacy and the steps taken to ensure strict data privacy compliance, thereby improving customer trust and loyalty. The company also discussed common cases of fraud and GCash’s initiatives to enhance security and fraud prevention on the app.

Senate Secretary Atty. Renato N. Bantug Jr. emphasized the need to prevent scammers from exploiting Filipinos. As digital adoption increases among Filipinos, GCash recognizes the need for a safer and more secure platform. The company has intensified its GSafeTayo campaign with the introduction of DoubleSafe, a security feature that uses state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to protect users against unauthorized transactions.

Promoting Cybersecurity: Senate and GCash Collaborate for Employee Learning Sessions

GCash Public Sector and government accounts head, Mara Duterte, and GCash Assistant Vice President Paul Velasquez, reiterated the company’s commitment to providing financial access to Filipinos and strengthening cybersecurity strategies.

GCash also educates the public on how to protect themselves from security risks, including phishing scams, smishing, love scams, online gambling scams, investment scams, loan scams, sextortion, and identity theft.

GCash Vice President for Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Gilda Maquilan, affirmed that trust and security are the company’s top priorities. Through continuous collaboration with top law enforcement agencies in the country, GCash and its partners have blocked over 4.1 million accounts due to fraudulent transactions and other malicious activities.

GCash Head of Executive Escalations Rox Samin expressed the company’s commitment to combating financial cybercrime and supporting stricter laws to enhance the risk management systems of the country’s financial institutions.

Promoting Cybersecurity: Senate and GCash Collaborate for Employee Learning Sessions

As GCash continues to strengthen its collaboration with the government, it remains dedicated to shaping the future of digital financial services in pursuit of financial inclusion and fostering economic growth.

FAQs

  1. What was the purpose of the joint learning session conducted by the Senate and GCash? The session aimed to promote cybersecurity and the adoption of digital financial services among Senate employees.

  2. What are some of the security measures implemented by GCash? GCash has introduced DoubleSafe, a security feature that uses facial recognition technology to protect users against unauthorized transactions. The company also educates the public on how to protect themselves from various security risks.

  3. What is GCash’s stance on data privacy? GCash places high importance on data privacy and takes steps to ensure strict data privacy compliance. This helps improve customer trust and loyalty.

  4. How is GCash combating financial cybercrime? GCash collaborates with top law enforcement agencies in the country to block accounts involved in fraudulent transactions and other malicious activities. The company also supports the implementation of stricter laws to enhance the risk management systems of financial institutions.

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