Cybersecurity Considerations for the Democratic Process for Latin America and the Caribbean

This document is intended to raise awareness among OAS member states on the processes surrounding and sustaining our democracies. More specifically, it is intended to focus attention on the cybersecurity implications that may affect the processes that support democracy and, in particular, the electoral processes. Even if the actual democratic processes are viewed as technology-free, it is of utmost importance to consider cybersecurity in the broader context of the democratic landscape.

This document was prepared and published by the Cybersecurity Program of the Inter-American Committee against Terroism ( The contents expressed in this document are presented exclusively for informational purposes and do not represent the official opinion or position of the Organization of American States, its General Secretariat or its Member States. This Publication has been made possible thanks to the financial support of the UKFCDO.