Category: News Release

25
Apr
2014

Kaspersky Lab warns Filipinos, local banks: Financial cyber attacks on the rise

Secure content and threat management solutions developer Kaspersky Lab is alerting Filipinos, banks and services against financial cyber attacks that dramatically increased in number last year. According to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s study “Financial cyber threats in 2013,” cybercriminals around the world are trying harder than ever to acquire...

28
Mar
2014

Farmers, fisherfolk to get full subsidies for SSS contributions from DA

In its continuing campaign to extend social protection to informal sector workers, the Social Security System (SSS) has formalized a key partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) for the latter to fully subsidize farmers’ monthly SSS contributions as self-employed members. The agreement is expected to benefit up to 200,000...

26
Mar
2014

UP students reach world finals of Kaspersky Lab tilt

Bagging one of the top prizes in the recent regional round, three students of the University of the Philippines-Diliman (UPD) are advancing to the final phase of an international conference hosted by secure content and threat management solutions developer, Kaspersky Lab. The research paper of Computer Science students Adelen Victoria...

14
Mar
2014

Strong contribution collections bring SSS net revenue to P38.3-B

The Social Security System (SSS) recorded a net revenue of P38.3 billion last year, up by six percent from P36.2 billion in 2012, on the back of strong contribution collections alongside steady investment earnings and improved efficiency in operations and benefit disbursements. Based on initial SSS figures for 2013, contribution...

14
Mar
2014

SSS improves system of employer reimbursement for sickness, maternity

As part of Social Security System’s (SSS) campaign to enhance its service delivery, employers all over the country can now receive their reimbursements for advance payments of employees’ sickness and maternity benefits directly at their own bank account, instead of waiting for SSS checks from the mail. Agnes San Jose,...

06
Mar
2014

SSS release of salary loans thru prepaid cards now possible

Members of the Social Security System (SSS) now have the option to receive their salary loans through Citi Visa Prepaid cards that provide borrowers a quicker, safer and more convenient means of receiving their loan proceeds. SSS Vice President and Officer-in-Charge of Lending and Asset Management Division May Catherine Ciriaco...