Wilson Chua

Columnist for Technews

WILSON CHUA is a renowned expert in data analytics, network, and data security. He is the recipient of the prestigious National University of Singapore Gold Medal and the Univerity of the Philippines Cesar Virata School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award. His groundbreaking work utilizing satellite data to combat Dengue led to Cirrolytix winning the NASA Global Challenge Award. He co-founded ProjectBASS.org, which won the World Summit Awards - Country Category.

Edward Snowden warns of AI power grabs: are we heading towards a tech monopoly?

At the SuperAI conference in Singapore, Edward Snowden voiced significant concerns about the monopolization of AI development. He criticized "home-baked" AI safety initiatives and highlighted the dangers of political agendas influencing technology. Snowden emphasized the need for equitable AI development, likening it to raising children. He warned that restrictive laws could stifle innovation and advocated for decentralized AI deployment to ensure fair access and progress for smaller entities and poorer nations.

Cybersecurity case: How DICT’s Advanced tech battles global cyber adversaries

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has significantly ramped up its cybersecurity capabilities in response to cyberattacks attributed to groups like LonelyIsland, Meander, and Panda. Demonstrating advanced technological prowess, the DICT now actively monitors and identifies potential cyber threats to government networks. 

Unveiling the leak: How Gmail’s ‘+’ feature exposes the source of your data breach

How can you identify which online service leaked your personal data? If you used the SAME emails with different online services, it may be hard to pin it down. However, I recently saw this YouTube video by Tasia Custode.

Unseen Threats: eMail deliverability as a harbinger of breach

TechNews columnist writes a story based on true events that happened BNSHosting.net.

Breaking News: SLU joins forces for cyber supremacy!

In a groundbreaking move to fortify the Philippines against escalating cyber threats, Saint Louis University (SLU) emerged as the Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity. Formed through a strategic alliance with two influential Communities of Practice — the National Association of Data Protection Officers of the Philippines (NADPOP) and the Philippine Computer Emergency Response Team (PH-CERT) — the GCOE aims to enhance the skills and expertise of Data Privacy and Cybersecurity professionals in Baguio City, Benguet Province, CAR, and Regions 1 and 2.