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Presentation of Report on Digital Security Incidents in Colombia 2017

  September 30, 2017

The report "Impact of incidents of digital security in Colombia 2017" will be presented on Monday, October 2 at 17:30 EDT (21:30 GMT) at the Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, DC.

The report represents a pioneering initiative in the region because it reveals information about threats to a country's digital security and its ability to defend itself using data that is difficult to collect. The report is a collaboration between the OAS, the Ministry of Information and Communications Technologies of Colombia (MINTIC) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

One of the conclusions of the report indicates that most of Colombia's private and public companies consider that they are prepared to respond to a cyber attack, but lack the resources and personnel dedicated to digital security, despite the fact that most of their officials are connected to the Internet.

Press Contact: Sandino Martínez: (PSMartinez@oas.org).

WHAT: Presentation of the report "Impact of incidents of digital security in Colombia 2017"

WHEN: Monday, October 2, 5:30 PM EDT (21:30 GMT)

WHERE: Museum of the Americas, 201 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

Reference: AVI-127/17