AC-LAC joins Global Encryption Day

On the 21st October, the Alliance for Cryptography in Latin America and the Caribbean, AC-LAC joins the World Encryption Day, an initiative of the Global Encryption Coalition and speaks out for the widespread use of encryption for a more secure, reliable and strong Internet. Find out about the activities and materials that the AC-LAC is preparing for this day.

Let’s talk about Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean

On the occasion of the Global Encryption Day, the AC-LAC will hold an online event with the purpose of covering the subject to reflect the Benefits of encryption. It is a talk, as a roundtable and its objective will be to present the Alliance through its own members, who will be in charge of answering why to carry out a pro-encryption agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean. The exhibitors are referents from the region, representing the multi stakeholders of the Digital ecosystem.
It will be a free-access and open Conference.

Video and Infographic

We have also prepared an informative video and infographic that explains the uses, benefits and threats of encryption and why it makes sense a regional alliance to ensure the integrity of this tool.

Social Media

We have also designed a Social Media campaign and some material that can be used on different platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn. Raising awareness and take action is the goal and main message of this initiative.

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We talked about the role of encryption in protecting the reproductive rights of people with a uterus in the Workshop held by AC-LAC

The Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean, ACLAC, together with Cultivando Género; Electronic Frontier Foundation, EFF; Instituto de Pesquisa em Direito e Tecnologia do Recife, IP.rec and the movement Mujeres Vivas y Libres, held a Workshop, led by experts from the region and assisted by a multistakeholder audience, where it was addressed encryption as a promoter and protector of reproductive rights and privacy and personal data protection.


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