Brazil creates a national data protection authority and a national policy for the security of information at the federal administration

The last few days of Brazilian President Michel Temer’s term at the office brought relevant news with regard to privacy and data protection matters. On Dec. 27, Temer enacted Provisional Measure #869/2018, which creates the National Protection Data Authority (NPDA), a regulatory body for data treatment activities. On Dec. 26, the President also enacted Decree #9.637/2018, which establishes a National Policy for the Security of Information to be adopted by the federal administration, aiming to secure the integrity, confidentiality and authenticity of the information at the federal level.

Brazil creates a national data protection authority and a national policy for the security of information at the federal administration

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