Category: Digital Security

Digital Security in the Media

The Real-Life Risks of Our Digital World

If we didn’t know already, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the fact that data is the most important strategic asset of the 21st century

Brazilian

Global Cyber Expertise Magazine

Louise Marie shares below some reflections on the importance of Cyber Portals to CCB and the lessons learned from the process of developing the national portal

Digital Security in the Media

Why The Latest Cyberattack Was Different

All during 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic swept around the world, another novel virus with devastating long-term effects spread unnoticed worldwide

Digital Security in the Media

Exclusive: Is internet freedom in danger?

Recent political developments in the United States are threatening internet freedom and cybersecurity across Latin America.

Digital Security in the Media

Brazil-EU Cyber Cooperation: Swinging Bridges on the Road to Stability in Cyberspace

Published in Council on Foreign Relations By Louise Marie Hurel   The February 20 Brazil-EU Cyber Dialogue signaled the most recent step taken by Brasília and Brussels to collaborate on advancing responsible state behavior in cyberspace. While there have sometimes been differences in the two

Digital Security Publications

Designing Digital Safety into the Smart City

This article explores two basic questions: (1) What are the cyberthreats facing cities and their residents; and (2) How can cities and city networks work to improve their digital safety? These may be among the most significant – if under-appreciated – questions facing cities in the 21st century.

International

Which Factors Are Lowering Brazil’s Homicide Rate?

Homicides in Brazil are projected to have fallen 16 percent in 2019 as compared to the previous year, although Latin America’s most populous nation still had more than 41,000 murders, the highest total number in the region

Digital Security in the Media

Brazil’s Data Protection Paradox

After years of procrastination, Brazil has finally adopted comprehensive data protection legislation. In mid-2018, the government approved Law 13.709, known by its Portuguese acronym, LGPD.

Digital Security in the Media

Why the cities of the future are ‘cellular’

We are facing a climate emergency. More than 11,000 of the world’s scientists and successive reports issued by the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change say the evidence of human-induced global warming is irrefutable.

Digital Security in the Media

Cities are easy prey for cybercriminals. Here’s how they can fight back

Make no mistake: the world is in the early stages of a techno-war against city governments and urban infrastructure. And while some cities have bolstered their capabilities to patch their vulnerabilities, they are entirely unprepared for the scale of cyberthreats that are coming.

Digital Security Publications

A Strategy for Cybersecurity Governance in Brazil

This study explores the institutionalization of the cybersecurity agenda in Brazil and seeks to identify opportunities for multi-stakeholder cooperation.

Digital Security in the Media

Brazil struggles with effective cyber-crime response

The risk of cyber crime is growing in Brazil amid a debate over the balance between security and privacy. Robert Muggah and Nathan B. Thompson analyse the nature of the threat and consider the response of the state in a climate of significant economic and political uncertainty

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