Bring up the word “Security” with indigenous leaders in these countries and they may or may not understand what you’re talking about. They already live an a risk laden environment. Why should they be careful with technology?
Bring up “Security” with expats and they totally get it - to the point of being paralyzed. Is the NSA watching, is the FSB watching? What about phones, what about email? Security is a show stopper rather than an enabler.