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Brazil takes a step forward in cybersecurity

This week, we talk about Brazil’s new cybersecurity policies. And the globe-trotting strategy of São Paulo Governor João Doria.

Brazil’s cybersecurity policies to be finally implemented

President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree last week establishing Brazil’s cybersecurity strategy from now until 2023. It is the first of five pillars of the National Information Security Strategy, approved by former President Michel Temer in 2018. The other pillars include cyber defense, critical infrastructure security, secret information security, and protection against data breaches.

Why it matters. Cyberwarfare is the next frontier of war. The Brazilian government, however, has proven to be particularly aloof...

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