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Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean

Over the last few weeks, I have been exploring on my blog, ICT Pulse, cybercrime and security across the Caribbean. The springboard for the discussion were reports that a major telecoms provider in the region had a Dedicated Denial of Service (DDoS) attack which affected network performance. Moreover, tech experts have claimed that we the Caribbean might not appreciate the extent to which we are subject to cyber threats.

As a staring point the discussion, I have engaged in a series of Q&As with IT/network security experts from across the Caribbean. Three have been done so far:

* Barbados - http://bit.ly/y8FggM

* Jamaica - http://bit.ly/GPtt4d

* Trinidad and Tobago - http://bit.ly/H2VXZn

Do check of those posts, and perhaps we can discuss what (more) can be done to improve cyber security in the Caribbean.

Also, please feel free to suggest questions that could be asked in future Q&As...

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