Gartner Research

Brazil's Move Toward Regulated Risk Requires a New Compliance Focus

Published: 20 June 2014

ID: G00264108

Analyst(s): Andrew Walls, Claudio Neiva


Brazil presents some symptoms of Gartner's regulated risk scenario, where enterprises are the primary focus of government regulations to protect citizens. CIOs and security leaders should focus their efforts on compliance with the aid of legal counsel.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Regulated Risk: The Enterprise Is the Target; Governments Increase Their Presence by Legislating to Take Control


  • Review and Identify All Enterprise Activities That Fall Within the Scope of Brazilian Security Regulations and Implement Controls to Assure Compliance
  • Obtain Legal Advice and Align Security Governance With Recent Laws
  • Monitor Controls to Support Efficient and Effective Compliance Reporting
  • Retain Compliance Reports and Logs for a Minimum of One Year, and Design Capabilities to Comply With Future Investigations and Court Orders From Brazilian Law Enforcement Authorities
  • Appendix
    • Common Digital Crimes and Applicable Laws

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