"As data becomes more relevant to businesses generally and Brazilian companies use more and more digitalised tools and systems, increasing the volume of data being processed, the Brazilian government, Congress and other authorities have increased attention to cybersecurity matters..."


"During the past year, there have not been any material amendments to the Mexican data protection laws and its regulations (Mexican Privacy Law). Nevertheless, the enactment of the National Security Act, on 8 November 2019 allows Mexican authorities to rule judicial decisions to intervene in private communications for national security purposes..."


"The past year saw the appointment of a full-fledged secretary of the new Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the person of former senator Gregorio Honasan who took over from acting secretary Eliseo Rio..."


"The Cybersecurity Management Act (the Cybersecurity Act), the Enforcement Rules of the Cybersecurity Act (the Enforcement Rules), as well as may other regulations promulgated under the Cybersecurity Act, became effective on 1 January 2019..."

United Kingdom

"There have been lots of developments this year. A new law, Regulation (EU) 2019/881 on European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and on information and communications technology cybersecurity certification (the Cybersecurity Act), establishes a new European cybersecurity certification framework..."