As per UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU),Cyber-Security Index, India ranks 23rd out of the 193 countries with a score of 0.683 . ITU is a specialised ICT agency under the United Nations that is responsible for allocation global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, along with developing technical network standards.
- Singapore tops the charts with a 0.925 score with the highest level.
- China comes behind India at 34th position & Russia is ranked 11th
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Global Cyber-Security Index(CGI)
The GCI categorizes India as a “Maturing Country” which refers to countries with a GCI score between 50 and 89 percentile..In addition to showing the overall cybersecurity commitment of ITUs 193 member-states, the Index also shows the improvement and strengthening of the five pillars of the ITU Global Cybersecurity Agenda: legal, technical, organisational, capacity building and international cooperation.
- In the Asia-Pacific region, India takes the number 8 spot on index.
- Apart from France, European countries fared poorly in the survey and Equatorial Guinea finished last with a score of zero.
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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) :-
ITU is originally the International Telegraph Union, is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies.
- Formation – 17 May 1865
- Type – Specialized Agency
- Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
- Head – Houlin Zhao