Uruguay: Cyber Security Best Practices

first_imgBy Dialogo October 01, 2012 Representatives of 18 nations gathered July 10-13, 2012, in Montevideo to coordinate and exchange cyber-security policies and best practices. The workshop was conducted by the Cyber Crime Working Group of the Organization of American States (OAS), the U.S. Departments of Justice and State, and the Uruguayan Agency for Electronic Government. All Spanish-speaking OAS members and Brazil took part. Participants from the public and private sectors and civil society broke into three simultaneous workshops to discuss incident response techniques, collaboration on cyber issues, and securing critical infrastructure and industrial control systems from cyber threats. At week’s end, the working group prepared a report that stated that fraud, money laundering, intellectual property and narcotrafficking are all related to the flow of information on the Web. Sources: www.oas.org/cyber, www.lr21.com.uylast_img read more