Chile adopted National Cybersecurity Policy and signed Budapest Convention

Michelle Bachelet Jeria, President of Chile, has released the first National Cybersecurity Policy. The objectives by 2022 include a risk management approach to preventing and reacting to incidents, including to protection of information infrastructure, combating cybercrime while respecting fundamental rights, building cybersecurity culture through education and accountability, cross-stakeholder cooperation and active participation in multilateral and multistakeholder international discussions, and promoting cybersecurity industry innovations. At the same time Chile has signed the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, thereby becoming the 58th country that has signed or accessed it.