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Collection of publications on industrial development policy, business strategies, agricultural and rural development, SMEs, foreign direct investment and the information society, among others. Prepared by: Division of Production, Productivity and Management. ISSN: 1020-5179.

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Cybersecurity and the role of the Board of Directors in Latin America and the Caribbean
No.225

Cybersecurity and the role of the Board of Directors in Latin America and the Caribbean

This paper presents and discusses the relation between cybersecurity and corporate governance in the context of Latin America and the Caribbean. It notes that progress has been made in improving corporate cybersecurity within the region mostly from a data protection perspective, either as a result of internally driven or regulatory motivated corporate initiatives, but that not enough headway has been made regarding the cyber risks affecting critical infrastructure and essential services in the hands of private or State-owned companies. The paper describes some of the best corporate governance practices and guidance for boards of directors to address cybersecurity issues, as...

  • Lehuedé, Héctor J.
September 2020
LC/TS.2020/103
62 p.