An Approach to Cybersecurity, Cyberbullying in Social Networks and Information Security in Public Organizations during a Pandemic: Study case COVID-19 Ecuador

Segundo Moises Toapanta Toapanta, Javier Alfredo Espinoza Carpio, Luis Enrique Mafla Gallegos

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Abstract

The problems of cybersecurity, cyberbullying in social networks worldwide are persistent and increasingly evident and prejudicial to society regardless of age or sex; during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ecuador study case can show negative and psychological impacts; another of the radical problems is the information security of public organizations for strategic decision making in natural or anthropogenic disasters in Ecuador, has caused serious problems to generate public policies with effectiveness and efficiency in health, education, basic services among others. The objective of the study is to identify cybersecurity problems, cyberbullying in social networks and present alternatives to improve information security in public organizations during a pandemic. It was used deductive method and exploratory research were to analyze the information. Turned out the early evaluation in the identification of cyberattack, cyberbullying and positive, negative and psychological impacts of the use of social networks during the pandemic and a prototype of a National System of Public Data Registration based on Blockchain to improve management of risks against natural or anthropogenic disasters in Ecuador. It was concluded that for making decisions effectively, efficiently at the strategic level during a pandemic such as COVID-19 or any other natural disaster, the most important thing in the first instance is to have information with integrity, to carry out adequate planning according to the reality of each country.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 Congreso Internacional de Innovacion y Tendencias en Ingenieria, CONIITI 2020 - Conference Proceedings
EditorsMonica Andrea Rico Martinez
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781728194660
DOIs
StatePublished - 30 Sep 2020
Event2020 Congreso Internacional de Innovacion y Tendencias en Ingenieria, CONIITI 2020 - 2020 International Conference on Innovation and Trends in Engineering, CONIITI 2020 - Bogota, Colombia
Duration: 30 Sep 20202 Oct 2020

Publication series

Name2020 Congreso Internacional de Innovacion y Tendencias en Ingenieria, CONIITI 2020 - Conference Proceedings

Conference

Conference2020 Congreso Internacional de Innovacion y Tendencias en Ingenieria, CONIITI 2020 - 2020 International Conference on Innovation and Trends in Engineering, CONIITI 2020
CountryColombia
CityBogota
Period30/09/202/10/20

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Keywords

  • COVID-19 Ecuador
  • Cybersecurity
  • Ecuadorian Wuhan
  • Information Security
  • Psychological impact
  • Social Networks

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