Costa Rica

     An overview of Costa Rica’s cyber policy landscape is available on the UNIDIR Cyber Policy Portal here

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El PAcCTO 2.0

EL PAcCTO 2.0 aims at fostering an EU-LAC partnership on Justice and Security, fighting organized transnational crime through an integral approach to reinforce the Rule of Law in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Canada’s support to the OAS and its member states in addressing the gender gap in the cybersecurity agenda

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Canada’s support to the OAS and its member states in addressing the gender gap in the cybersecurity agenda

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Canada’s support to the OAS and its Member States to prevent, combat and mitigate cybersecurity threats in the Americas (Phase 2)

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Canada’s support to the OAS and its Member States to prevent, combat and mitigate cybersecurity threats in the Americas (Phase 2)

The project supports the OAS and its member states to prevent, combat and mitigate cybersecurity threats in the Americas. This will be achieved through international cooperation as a result of the implementation of National Cybersecurity Strategies, and greater participation in the dialogue on international norms in cyberspace.

Creating a Career Path in Cybersecurity

The program has provided training to economically disadvantaged youths and young adults (ages 18-25) in ten OAS Member States, with the objective of exposing them to technical training in cybersecurity and promoting their professional development in this field.

OAS – AWS Sponsorship Agreement 2022

This collaboration between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Organisation of American States is building a replicable and scalable mechanism to help countries design their roadmap to accelerate cybersecurity maturity step-by-step, following the CMM methodology.

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EU CyberNet LAC4 – Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre

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EU CyberNet LAC4 – Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre

LAC4 is a regional cybersecurity competence centre with a physical facility in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic. LAC4 offers trainings and consultations for the whole LAC region, covering incident response, strategy implementation, national risk assessments, exercises and more. The centre was officially opened in 2022.

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Europe Latin America Programme of Assistance against Transnational Organised Crime (EL PAcCTO)

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Europe Latin America Programme of Assistance against Transnational Organised Crime (EL PAcCTO)

EL PAcCTO (Europe Latin America Programme of Assistance against Transnational Organised Crime) is an international cooperation programme funded by the European Union that seeks to contribute to security and justice in Latin America by supporting the fight against transnational organised crime. In its intervention, EL PAcCTO addresses the entire criminal […]

High-level government officials’ study visit

High-level government officials with direct responsibilities for the supervision and development of cyber security capacities at the national level had an exchange of knowledge and best practices with Estonian counterparts, with a special focus on the protection of critical information infrastructure. Risks and challenges posed by cyber threats in different […]

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International cooperation on data protection and data flows

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International cooperation on data protection and data flows

The International Digital Cooperation project contributed to the development of a secure, right-based international digital sphere, conducive to a level playing field in terms of market access and business opportunities for EU companies. The project increased awareness and acceptance by relevant actors and in particular public authorities, civil society and […]

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Canada’s Support to the OAS and its Member States to Prevent, Combat and Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats in the Americas

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Canada’s Support to the OAS and its Member States to Prevent, Combat and Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats in the Americas

This Project will aim to reduce the full range of threats to Canada from overseas, while at the same time promoting an open, secure and resilient cyberspace through international cooperation based on institutional structures established as a result of the implementation of National Cybersecurity Strategies and greater participation in the […]

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Cybercrime Capacity Building in the Americas Phase II

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Cybercrime Capacity Building in the Americas Phase II

Phase II project aims to enhance the capacity of 35 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to tackle cybercrime. The project combines assessment, mentoring and training activities with operations and public awareness efforts, to prevent, detect, and investigate cybercrime in a comprehensive manner.

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OAS National Cybersecurity Strategy Development

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OAS National Cybersecurity Strategy Development

This project is part of the GFCE initiative Cyber Security in OAS member states. Aims / objectives Help member states to develop and adopt national cybersecurity policy frameworks Activities/instruments Roundtabale discussions Draft strategy by OAS for discussion in the broad cybersecurity community Facilitation of a feedback and revision process Outcome […]

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OAS Support to Costa Rica, Peru and Colombia National Strategies

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OAS Support to Costa Rica, Peru and Colombia National Strategies

This project helped OAS provide advice to Costa Rica and Peru as they drafted their first national cyber security strategies.  It also helped OAS review Colombia’s cyber security policy documents. After the project, Colombia launched their National Digital Security Policy in April 2016, and Costa Rica published their national cyber […]

Support to Costa Rica´s CSIRT

This project provided training and advice for Costa Rica’s national Computer Security Incidence Response Team (CSIRT).

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EU Cyber Resilience for Development Cyber4Dev

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EU Cyber Resilience for Development Cyber4Dev

Cyber4Dev is an EU-funded programme focused on supporting the development of Cyber Resilience in nine priority partner countries, plus additional associate countries, around the world.  It focuses on: strengthened cybersecurity policy, strategy, and coordination frameworks; incident response capabilities; and fostering networks of cyber expertise and co-operation.

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