Revisiting the breach: A briefing paper on the 2016 Comelec data leak
It’s been more than two years since the Comelec data breach. Public outcry has died down, and so have the initial outbursts demanding full accountability on the part of the Comelec, and the government in general. Former Comelec chair Bautista is no longer with the Commission.
In this briefing paper, FMA provides a comprehensive account of what really happened in the 2016 Comelec data leak. What important lessons should have been learned from this entire episode? Given the way things have turned out, can one perceive an ideal way forward?
Publication date: 2018