An approach of national and international cybersecurity laws and standards to mitigate information risks in public organizations of ecuador

Segundo Moisés T. Toapanta, Alexander Jimenez Gurumendi, Luis Enrique Mafla Gallegos

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Abstract

Today, cybersecurity is very important, and Ecuador could suffer serious security problems that would compromise the information of its citizens if it does not change its laws and standards in public institutions. The objective of this article was to analyze laws and standards in depth to be able to implement them in organizations public of Ecuador. It was used the deductive and exploratory research method to analyze the information of available media and scientific articles. It resulted in improvements in cybersecurity with the use of standards such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and specific laws for cybersecurity. It was concluded that Ecuador need improve the cybersecurity in public organization, because had leak of information and implementation of laws and standards can help mitigate the risks the information.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICETM 2019 - Proceedings of 2019 2nd International Conference on Education Technology Management
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages61-66
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781450376297
DOIs
StatePublished - 18 Dec 2019
Event2nd International Conference on Education Technology Management, ICETM 2019 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 18 Dec 201920 Dec 2019

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference2nd International Conference on Education Technology Management, ICETM 2019
Country/TerritorySpain
CityBarcelona
Period18/12/1920/12/19

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors thank to Universidad Polit?cnica Salesiana del Ecuador, to the research group of the Guayaquil Headquarters "Computing, Security and Information Technology for a Globalized World" (CSITGW) created according to resolution 142-06-2017-07-19 and Secretar?a de Educaci?n Superior, Ciencia, Tecnolog?a e Innovaci?n (Senescyt).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019 ACM.

Keywords

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information
  • Laws
  • Risks
  • Security of the information
  • Standards

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