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Chile to Improve Cybersecurity Efforts With Presidential Decrees

Sept. 25, 2019, 1:58 PM

The Chilean government is moving ahead with rules to improve cybersecurity while lawmakers debate legislation on the issue.

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera in October will sign four presidential decrees covering a range of cybersecurity issues, Interior Minister Andres Chadwick said Sept. 24 during an address to the Organization of American States’ Symposium on Cybersecurity in Santiago.

The decrees cover responsibilities and duties for cybersecurity in the public sector and security standards for email. It also will address ways to enact thousands of information security management standards set by the International Standard Organization, a global standard-setting body.

The measures are designed...

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