The Trinidad and Tobago Cyber Security Agency Bill of 2015

Trinidad and Tobago Parliament published a document titled Legal Supplement Part C to the “Trinidad and Tobago Gazette”, Vol. 54, No. 51 on May 14, 2015

This document makes mention of a bill that was passed to establish an agency in Trinidad and Tobago, with their core responsibility is to provide a strategical workflow for companies and/or individuals if an event occurs relating to cybercrimes.

Below are some of the key points:

  • This agency will be the national point of contact for all cyber security-related matters
  • This agency will heighten the awareness of cybercrimes and to provide resources to mitigate against same
  • A standardized baseline for cyber security requirements will be established by this agency
  • Provision of strategic tips and insights that will aid in strengthening the national network infrastructure

 

Reference: ttparliament.org


Contributed by Siobhan Wilson from Jamaica. Siobhan is a member of our Women in InfoSec Caribbean (WISC) initiative on Discord. WISC is a non-profit initiative supporting Caribbean women and girls to develop a career in Information Security.

 

If you’re a Caribbean woman or girl, learn more and join the group by visiting wiscaribbean.org.

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