Daniel Álvarez

Daniel Álvarez
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Daniel Álvarez Valenzuela is a founding partner with Ciberseguridad Humana SpA, a law and engineering consulting firm focused on cybersecurity, cyberdefence and privacy law. He is a respected Chilean lawyer, specialised in technology, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, and public policy.

Mr Álvarez’s practice focuses primarily on advising governments and clients regarding technology-related privacy and cybersecurity legal and policy issues, including data protection and security, cyberdefence, copyright, international law and cyberspace. His clients include international and national entities, governments, technology companies, publishers, non-profit organisations and others.

Mr Álvarez was one of the creators of Chile's National Policy on Cybersecurity enacted in 2017, and he was the author of Chile’s Policy on Cyberdefence enacted in 2018. He also co-authored the latest reform to Chile’s Copyright Law, which was enacted in 2010.

Mr Álvarez has been a visiting professor of the University of Chile School of Law where he has taught courses in privacy law, data protection law, copyright and cybersecurity law. He is currently coordinating and teaching a cybersecurity postgraduate course. He is a visiting professor at the National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies. He is the founder and general editor of The Chilean Journal of Law and Technology.

Mr Álvarez received his law degree (JD) from University of Chile. He conducted postgraduate informatic law courses at the same university. He holds a master’s degree in public law, summa cum laude, from the University of Chile. He is currently doing his doctoral research on cybersecurity and privacy law. He is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity, cyberdefence, privacy and data protection issues, and has published numerous articles.

WWL says: Daniel Álvarez is commended by interviewees who note that he "has thorough knowledge of cybersecurity matters, especially in relation to public security governance".

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