The Week in Tech: Cybersecurity Grabs the SpotlightBy Alejandro Enríquez | Thu, 06/17/2021 - 17:50
This week, experts met at Mexico Cybersecurity Summit 2021 to address companies’ ongoing cybersecurity concerns, as well as strategies to prevent cyberattacks. Also, do not miss our analysis of Mexico's digital health regulation, the opportunities between the Czech Republic and Mexico on AI and efforts to help women from Latin America to enter tech.
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Embracing tech development has been challenging for all. However, regulation has to be quick to respond and ensure a safe environment for tech innovation. In healthcare, this is even more relevant as tech systems are dealing with personal information that can compromise a patient’s wellbeing. Read our full analysis here.
"More than 500 AI res earch workers (and hundreds of students) work in the Czech Republic, which makes it the country with the biggest concentration of these experts in the world, considering the population," writes Tereza Vítková, Director of CzechTrade México, in her Expert Contrbution to MBN.
Rocío Van Nierop, Co-Founder and CEO of Latinas in Tech, tells MBN how Latin America women are entering the tech sector. Latinas in Tech is a nonprofit organization focused on creating a tech industry where women are well-represented throughout the entire ecosystem.
MEXICO CYBERSECURITY SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS
A holistic overview of the global, financial and operational risks a company faces is key to achieve the best outcomes for a business.
As cyberattacks keep increasing, a proactive approach through threat hunting can make a difference, explains Fortinet’s Eduardo Zamora.
Not to panic and sticking to protocols are just some of the keys to better cope with a cyberattack, said panelists at the Mexico Cybersecurity Summit.
The pandemic and working from home practices increased the risk of ransomware attacks, agreed panelists at Mexico Cybersecurity Summit.
For many years the word hacker has been associated with a person whose bad intentions threaten others in the web. Gradually, this concept has expanded.
Companies must protect themselves from cybercrime as if protecting from a disease, explains Asociación de Internet MX’s Pablo Corona.
Fraud is costing businesses a lot of money. On average, four out of ten attacks on online transactions in Mexico are successful, revealed a LexisNexis Risk Solutions study. With the rise of e-commerce, one of the biggest challenges businesses face is fraud prevention