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Cybercrime policies/strategies

The government is committed to achieving a secure digital environment, as reflected in the Uruguay Digital Agenda 2025 which was adopted in 2021. The 2025 is centred around 5 key aspects: digital transformation of processes and services, strengthening of the Information Society, Innovation and emerging technologies and cybersecurity.

The Cybersecurity Strategy for the Internet of Things had as commitment start and end date: January 2019 to December 2019 having as institution or actor responsible for the implementation: the E-Government and Information Society Agency (AGESIC).

Specialised institutions is responsible for cyberspace incident response in Uruguay. It was established by Article 73 of Law 18.362 of 6 October 2008 (see Article 73), and its operations and organizational structure are governed by Decree 451/009 of 28 September 2019.

The GSOC is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and responding to all incidents in the government’s ICT infrastructure. According to AGESIC’s cybersecurity organizational chart, the GSOC operates as part of

Agencia de Gobierno Electrónico y Sociedad de la Información y del Conocimiento (AGESIC)

Contaduría General de la Nación

Centro Nacional de Respuesta a Incidentes de Seguridad Informática

Uruguayan Chamber of Information Technology (CUTI)

Uruguayan Chamber of Telecommunications (CTU)

Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería

Administración Nacional de Telecomunicaciones

ISOC Uruguay

Parlamento del Uruguay

Unidad Reguladora y de Control de Datos Personales

Institución Nacional de Derechos Humanos y Defensoría del Pueblo

Jurisprudence/case law

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