Since the late 1990s, Colombia has been growing its economy, has been an active protagonist of the 2015 Paris summit on climate change, has been able to sign an historic peace agreement with the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-Popular Army) in 2016, and has been successful in its commitment to join the OECD. On cybersecurity issues, the Colombian landscape is dominated by: the country’s long-term struggle to achieve internal stability and sustainable economic growth; its positioning on the international stage; and its relationship with International Organizations. Three characteristics that Mohammed Ayoob or Carlos Escude would surely understand as typical of “third world” states. From the second half of 2000 onward, Colombia has been actively looking for international partners to fight against cyberthreats. In this context, the Colombian predicament could be described as such: To increase the general efficiency of the Colombian economy and reassure foreign investors, the state decided to modernize its administration privileging the use of the e-administration.