This fall, the Organization of American States ("OAS") and Inter-American Development Bank published the 2016 Cyber Security Report for Latin America and the Caribbean. The report stated that the vast majority of Latin American countries are not yet prepared to counteract cybercrime. Utilizing surveys and other data provided by experts and officials from 32 OAS Member States, the report examined the cyber maturity of each of these countries by analyzing the following five topics: cybersecurity policy and strategy; cyber culture and society; cybersecurity education, training, and skills; legal and regulatory frameworks; and standards, organizations, and technologies.

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