On Tuesday, June 29, India jumped up 37 places to be ranked 10th in the 4th edition of the Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (GCI). According to United Nations agency for ITU, India outstripped China (ranked 33) and Pakistan (ranked 79). Meanwhile, The US top the list followed by UK. The survey was based on the assessment across the 5 pillars and 20 indicators where countries had to answer 82 questions.
India’s National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC) said, “It is a great news and an acknowledgement of multiple initiatives that we have taken along with CERT (Cyber Emergency Response Team).”
Here is the latest tweet of ‘India at UN’ :
📣In a big leap, India jumps 37 places to be ranked 🔟th in Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2020 launched by @ITU— India at UN, Geneva (@IndiaUNGeneva) June 29, 2021
4️⃣th in Asia-Pacific,
demonstrating India's success and commitment to cybersecurity. @PMOIndia @DrSJaishankar @GoI_MeitY @MEAIndiahttps://t.co/DvBcw4RVIG pic.twitter.com/xnXo2qRpdk