HOW DANGEROUS ARE CYBER ATTACK
AND HOW TO BE PROTECTIVE FROM
In Latin America, three out of every five companies suffer at least
one security incident on the network, and one in five is the victim
of information hijacking. This was revealed by the ESET Security
Report 2018 study, which was conducted with 4,500 executives,
technicians and managers from 2,500 companies from 15 countries
in the region.
The study showed that the most affected countries are Peru with
25 percent, Mexico with 20 percent, followed by Argentina with 15
percent, Brazil with 14 percent and Colombia with 10 percent.
In addition, it demonstrated the wide variety of techniques that can
be used to steal valuable information from companies, from
external attacks to financial fraud, including data alteration and the
payment of bribes to cybercrime.
In the digital age, information is a very important factor for
companies, therefore, it is necessary to carry out a risk analysis of
computer security to determine the level and impact, know the
weaknesses and strengths of the company, have more control,
monitor and establish strategies to protect against cyberattacks.
In this special report that we prepare you will be able to know
everything you must take into account to prevent cybercrime in
What is cybersecurity and what is it for?
When it comes to cybersecurity, it is generally associated with
cyber threats and cybercrime, however, this also has to do with
good practices to implement to protect information and prevent or
detect cyber-attacks to which any organization or person is
Threats to computer security come through harmful or malicious
programs that are installed on a device or accessed through the
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (Isaca), an
international reference association in the matter, defines
cybersecurity as "a layer of protection for information files. Based
on it, we work to avoid all kinds of threats, which put into risk the