Bangladesh has made its way into the worldwide group of countries that is paying the greatest attention to the area of cyber security and occupies the 32nd position in the recently published National Cyber Security Index (NCSI).
The index is prepared by the Estonia-based e-Governance Academy Foundation. The National Cyber Security Index (NCSI) assesses the countries’ preparedness, cyber incidents, crime, and major crisis management activities.
The non-profit organization is a joint effort of the Estonian government, the Open Society Institute and the United Nations Development Program.
Bangladesh ranks 32nd among 180 countries in the national cyber security index with 67.53 points out of 100. In fact, Bangladesh has advanced by 6 places to overtake Israel.
Greece topped the list, like last yea, the runner-up is Lithuania and Belgium took the third place. India, which was ranked 39th last year, has down five steps to 44th place. The fourteenth is Saudi Arabia, while Israel ranks 33rd in this index.