Brazil debates creation of national strategy to tackle cybercrime


Amid growing concerns about increasing threats in the cybersecurity space, the Brazilian government and the banking sector are discussing the creation of a strategy to address crime in digital environments.

The president at the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN), Isaac Sidney, and the Minister of Justice and Public Security, Anderson Torres, have started negotiations for the creation of the National Cybercrime Strategy. The topic was discussed at a meeting at the association’s headquarters in São Paulo on Friday (6).

According to FEBRABAN, the discussions around the new plan to tackle cybercrime will be informed by the experiences of the National Strategy Against Corruption and Money Laundering, which is led by the Ministry of Justice and has been in place since 2003.

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Source: ZDNet