Vietnam’s Cybersecurity Law that went into effect Jan. 1 will “chill innovation and investments without meaningfully protecting against cybersecurity threats,” according to an emailed statement by BSA, which represents companies such as Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Apple, Microsoft, IBM.
- Law imposes unnecessary data localization and local office requirements, and has overly-broad law enforcement access rules: statement
- BSA acknowledges and recognizes the importance of a national cybersecurity strategy but requirements imposed by govt will not achieve this goal: statement
- Govt needs flexible approach that accommodates a wide range of sectors and incorporates international data transfer mechanisms in existence today: statement
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