Cyber Security Laws And Regulations

In past periods, cybersecurity wasn’t an issue for entrepreneurs. Yet, presently, the web characterizes numerous corporate activities. A few organizations work completely online, and even the ones that don’t normally incorporate the internet in their activities by one way or another – regardless of whether it’s marketing to clients or keeping precise records.

If organization heads don’t comprehend the cybersecurity laws that relate with their tasks, they might be exposed to significant fines. In addition, generous expenses could come about because of accomplishing compliance after administrative bodies find shortcomings and request cures. But, awareness is the initial step of staying away from issues.

Let’s review the Cyber Security Laws.


  • National Security Strategy (2014)
  • Cyber Security Strategy (2014)


  • The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (in English)
  • Data Protection (Privacy of Personal Information) Act 2003 (in English)
  • Computer Misuse Act 2003, Sections 9, 1, 12 (in English)


  • Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy. For a Stronger and More Prosperous Canada (2010)
  • Action Plan 2010-2015 for Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy (2013)
  • Action Plan for Critical Infrastructures 2014-2017 (2014)


  • The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Strengthening the Network Information Protection (2012)


  • Danish Defence Agreement 2013-2017 (2012) Original
  • National Strategy for Cyber and Information Security (2014)


  • Law Concerning Electronic Signatures and Certification Services, Law No. 102 of 2000 (in English, unofficial translation)
  • Act on the Protection of Personal Information

United States of America

  • The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace (2003)
  • Cyberspace Policy Review (2009)
  • International Strategy for Cyberspace. Prosperity, Security, and Openness in a Networked World (2011)
  • Draft Strategy for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (2014)
  • President’s Executive Order on Drawing up a Strategy for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (2013)
  • The Department of Defence Cyber Strategy (2015)


  • White Paper: Defence and National Security (2013)
  • French National Digital Security Strategy (2015)


  • Cyber Security Strategy for Germany (2011)
  • IT Security Act (2015)


  • National Strategic Framework for the Security of Cyberspace (2013)
  • National Plan for Cyber Security (2013)
  • Decree on National Cyber Security (2013)