Congressmembers and security experts advocate Brazil’s accession to cybercrime convention

In 2017, over 70 million people were victims of cybercrime in Brazil. The following year, 89% of the country's executives were victims of cyber fraud.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At a public hearing of the Chamber Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense on Monday, June 14, federal deputies and experts advocated Brazil's accession to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime, completed in 2001 (MSC 412/20).

In 2017, over 70 million people were victims of cybercrime in Brazil. The following year, 89% of the country's executives were victims of cyber fraud. Brazil is the country with the second-highest losses caused by this type of attack.

These data are part of an analysis contained in the decree on the National Cyber Security Strategy . . .

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