Pablo Palazzi, from Buenos Aires law firm Allende & Brea, reports that earlier this month, the Argentine Data Protection Agency posted the first draft of a new data protection bill on its website. The Draft Bill is heavily based on the EU GDPR and maintains the structure of Argentina’s current data protection bill.
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Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China published a draft of the new Notice on Regulating Business Behaviors in the Cloud Service Market for public comment. The draft is open for comment until December 24, 2016.
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On July 6, 2016, the European Parliament adopted the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems, which will come into force in August 2016. The NIS Directive is part of the European Commission’s cybersecurity strategy for the European Union, and is designed to increase cooperation between EU Member States on cybersecurity issues.
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On May 17, 2016, the European Council adopted its position at first reading on the Network and Information Security Directive. The NIS Directive was proposed by the European Commission on February 7, 2013, as part of its cybersecurity strategy for the European Union, and is designed to increase cooperation between EU Member States on cybersecurity issues.
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On December 30, 2015, the Department of Defense issued a second interim rule that extends the deadline by which federal contractors must implement the new cybersecurity requirements previously issued by the agency.
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