Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Why Is Latin America So Vulnerable to Cyberattacks? We Ran the Numbers.

The region’s digital adoption is high, but security measures are lacking, AQ’s rundown of key cyber indicators reveals.
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This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on cybersecurity


Latin America scores the lowest among world regions in commitment to cybersecurity measures.

The region is very online…

and governments and services are increasingly digitized.

This connectivity opens multiple fronts for innovation, but also vulnerabilities…

…and the ecosystem keeps evolving.


Sweigart is an editor at AQ
Quinn is an editorial assistant at AQ

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Tags: AI, cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity, Digital democracy, Infographic
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