Bangladesh`s 8-step improvement in National Cyber Security Index
Bangladesh has risen to 65th position from among the ranked 73rd among 160 nations in the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI), published recently by the Estonia-based e-Governance Academy.
However, the country is topping at second in South Asia in NCSI.
The NCSI lists 160 countries on the basis of assess basic preparedness for cyber attacks, cyber incidents, crime and major crisis management activities.
Greece topped the list with a score of 96.10, while Czech Republic ranked 2nd with 92.21 and Estonia 3rd with 90.91.
The United States ranks 16th in the index while the United Kingdom ranks 18th. Singapore is the only Asian representative in the top 20 with placing at 15th and China ranked 80th. South Sudan is at the bottom of the list.
With the score of 44.16, Bangladesh is ahead of Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Nepal, and Bhutan in the index, placing second in the South Asia. India which is topped among the countries in the region has a score of 59.74 to be ranked 35th in the index.