How to Combat Cybercrime in Latin America

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Robert Martinez Lopez
  • Arturo Garcia-Hernandez
  • Francisco Valencia

Saturday 12th March, 2011

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

Latin America is still behind the U.S. in Internet technology, but cyber crime has become a big issue in the region. In this session I will explain the growth of cyber crime in Mexico, including what drug cartels are doing, and discuss the lack of resources available in Mexico on how to combat cyber crime. Finally, I will discuss the example of start-up Hacking México, the first online information security and expert community formed to combat cybercrime, using online communication tools promoting computer forensics, research, education, and the use of technology such as bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, cryptography, telecommunications and cryptovirology, as well as efforts to combat cyber-drug trafficking.

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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011

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