Iyad, who is also the director of international affairs and trade policy at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, said his party is strengthening the foundations of security in data protection.
“We are getting a lot stronger in terms of data protection, we are also the Canadian government, we have worked very hard in recent years in terms of preparation and clarification of the basics,” he told reporters on the sidelines of the conference. fourth DEWG session, Tuesday. (29/8) in Nusa Dua, Bali.
Assessing user data security is important, especially when the digital economy starts to become one of the backbones of the country.
Apart from this, his party is also strengthening data leaks by establishing regulations that are considered strong, so that public data can be considered safe.
According to him, the basis for strengthening the security of public data in a country must be capitalized on regulation.
“So we continue to work on the basics for us. Very strict regulatory policies in Canada for secure data,” he explained.
During the G20 Presidency DEWG meeting, Iyad pointed out that discussions on the security of public or user data were always being debated intensively, to produce a statement by G20 digital ministers called “The Bali Package”. .
Data security, he said, must be maintained collectively, whether by government, the private sector or the community.
So, if these three elements work well, the digital economy will work well and can create cross-border data flows that can be managed securely on a global scale.
Note that Indonesia is a country that is experiencing rapid growth in terms of growth of Internet users in third place in Asia, after China and India.
It is therefore necessary to strengthen the protection of electronic personal data systems, which until now have been frequently used by a number of global technology platforms.
The fourth session of the G20 DEWG started on Monday (29/8) and ended on Tuesday (30/8). However, until Wednesday (31/8), the results of the trial had not been announced to the media team.
During this meeting, delegates continued to discuss the draft G20 Digital Ministerial Declaration called “The Bali Package”.
Then, the draft declaration will be discussed again by the G20 digital ministers at the Digital Economy Ministers Meeting (DEMM) forum on September 1, 2022.
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