The alarm came from outside and the Government, as it was officially said, welcomed it. An investigation was arranged around the Novaestrat server that contained the data of virtually all Ecuadorians. And updated to this year.
But the official information left many loose ends, such as the way in which information collected by public entities arrived at a private company that offered advisory services, or if there were current government officials involved or, even, if the two alarms for data leakage they relate to the decision to protect the data with the Data Center project. Should we trust vpnMentor? Are appropriate measures being taken? Are we ready to assume a data protection law?
EXPRESO has searched for answers. For this, he has turned to a team of Ecuadorians who stood out this month in the ‘Cyberlympics’, a global hacker competition in which they obtained the third place in Latin America and twenty in the global ranking among 141 countries. They stood out for their knowledge in digital forensic analysis, malware, network exploitation, web applications, physical security and cryptography.