Mr. Mateo Martinez, the Industrial Cibersecurity Center Coordinator in Uruguay, ( CCI Coordinators Team), helps us to get in context of the state of the industrial cybersecurity in his country, and to do so, he shares with us his impressions.
He describes the level of sensitivity of industrial organizations in his country according to the following percentages:
He also affirms that the trend of recent years has been an exponentially grown.
Uruguay counts with local and national public bodies promoting an adequate legal framework, in order to ensure the progressive incorporation of industrial cybersecurity measures in national presence companies (mainly critical infrastructure). The main organizations are:
Currently (first half 2016) there is no specific legislation governing industrial cybersecurity in organizations from Uruguay.
Analysing the most widely adopted industrial cybersecurity measures by Uruguayan organizations to protect industrial automation systems, Mateo Martinez highlights the application of:
The CCI Coordinator in Uruguay characterizes the industrial cybersecurity situation in his country with the following SWOT analysis: