Portugal: Act Transposing NIS Directive Published in Official Gazette

On August 13, 2018, the Act transposing the Network and Information Security Directive was published in the Portuguese official gazette. The act establishes a legal framework for the security of cyperspace and ensures a high common level of network and information security throughout the European Union.

The act applies to public administration, critical infrastructure operators, essential service operators, digital service providers, as well as any other entities that use networks and information systems. The relevant framework is defined by the National Cyberspace Security Strategy, in accordance with national interest.

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