translated from Spanish: Data protection law will reduce incidence of identity theft: Congress of Michoacan Morelia

; Michoacan.-La LXXIII legislature expected to with the correct application of the law of protection of personal data in the possession of obligated, help to reduce the crime incidence of identity theft and damage linked to fraud by phishing than they place Mexico within the 10 first countries with higher levels of the same.
The Congress of the State of Michoacan, reported in a statement that adopted September 20, 2017, such legislation which is in force since its publication last November 13, having as main objective, to ratify the human right of protection of personal data in the possession of any authority, entity, organ or body of the executive powers, legislative and judiciary, autonomous bodies, political parties, trusts, boards and public funds, as well as any person physical, moral or Union that receives and public resources to exercise or perform acts of authority.
For which establishes that he will receive an administrative sanction subjects in which I acted with negligence, fraud or bad faith during the conduct of requests for the exercise of rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition (ARCO); use, subtract, disclose, hide, alter, mutilate, destroy or render useless, totally or partially and inappropriately personal data, which are under their custody or have to which access or knowledge at the time of their employment, office or Commission; among others.

According to data from the National Commission for the protection and defense of users of Servicios Financieros (Condusef), 70 percent of such a crime is through physical means and only 30 by electronic.
So the law in mention, provides physical and technical security measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal data. Also, regulates the media challenge and procedures for the filing of actions of unconstitutionality and constitutional controversies from the Michoacan Institute of transparency, access to information and protection of personal data, and new powers to ensure the exercise of the right to the protection of personal data in the possession of obligors is given.

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