On August 4, 2022, the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala approved Decree 39-2022, which contains the Law on Prevention and Protection against Cybercrime. The law includes criminal sanctions for cyber activities that violate personal data, sensitive computer data, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and data stored in computer systems or systems that use information technology and communications to transmit information by such means. The regulations issued seek to strengthen computer security and promote the responsible use of digital tools. In addition, they create the Institutional Security Center for Technical Response to Computer Incidents.