India Beats China And Pakistan, Jumps 37 Places To Achieve 10th Rank In Global Cyber Security Index

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New Delhi, 30th June 2021:  India jumps 37 places in the Global Cyber Security Index in the year 2020. According to the United Nations report, India has been ranked 10th in the Global Cyber Security Index (GCI). GCI is a composite index issued by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations where 194 countries are ranked in terms of cyber security.


China and Pakistan lag behind India 

India has overhauled its neighboring countries in the ranking of Global Cyber Security. In this list, China ranked 33rd and Pakistan at 79th rank. The US ranks first in the same global cyber security ranking with the UK being second, Saudi Arabia at third, Singapore and Spain at fourth, Russia, UAE, and Malaysia are jointly ranked fifth. Canada, Japan, France have ranked ahead of India.


India’s role in cyber security is important 

This is the fourth report of the recent Cyber Security Index (GCI). The first edition of the GCI was launched 6 years ago. The UN said in a tweet that India has jumped 37 places to 10th rank in the Global Security Index 2020, which reflects India’s success and vision towards cyber security.


What is the ranking based on?

There are 5 things to keep in mind while ranking cyber security. Keeping all these five parameters in mind, the overall global cyber security ranking is decided.

  • Legal Measures
  • Technical Measures
  • Organizational Measures
  • Capacity Development
  • CooperationLegal Measures