1. Estonia
2. France
3. Germany
4. Slovakia
5. Singapore
6. Finland
7. Lithuania
8. Spain
9. United Kingdom
10. Czech Republic

Data on Bosnia and Herzegovina published

Data the cyber security situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is now available in the National Cyber Security Index.

Bosnia and Herzegovina received full scores for their capacities to protect personal data and fight against cybercrime, and scored high several other categories, including protection of digital services, e-identification and trust services, cyber crisis management, as well as cyber threat analysis and information. Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently ranked 41st in the index.

The data about Bosnia and Herzegovina was gathered from public online sources and checked by NCSI experts.

Ethiopia added to the index

Data on the cyber security situation of Ethiopia is now available in the index.

Ethiopia is currently ranked 66th, with positive scores across the board, for example in the field of protection of digital services, cyber threat analysis and information, cyber security policy development, and cyber indicents response.

The data for Ethiopia was gathered through public data collection and checked by NCSI experts.

Data on Zambia and Zimbabwe now available

Data on the cyber security situation of Zambia and Zimbabwe is now available in the index.

Zambia places 51st in the rankings, with high scores for their capacities of protection of essential services, cyber incidents response, fight against cybercrime, education and professional development, and protection of digital services.

Zimbabwe enters the index in 95th place, receiving positive scores in five strategic capacities, with their best performance in the field of education and professional development and fight against cybercrime.

All the data was gathered through public data collection and checked by NCSI experts.

Estonia #1 after data update

Following an update by the Estonian Ministry of Defence, notifying the NCSI team of the recent establishment of the Cyber Commend at the Estonian Defence Forces and of national military cyber exercises, Estonia has taken the lead in the National Cyber Security Index.

Estonia demonstrates great results across the board, with maximum scores in the capacities of cyber threat analysis and information, contribution to global cyber security, protection of digital services, protection of personal data, cyber incidents report, cyber crisis management, and military cyber operations.

The update to the NCSI was provided by Tanel Sepp, Deputy Director of the Cyber Policy and IT Department at the Estonian Ministry of Defence.

Uganda takes the lead in the Africa region

Uganda has taken the lead in the Africa region, based on a recent update provided by our cooperation partners at NRD Cyber Security.

Uganda is currently ranked 40th, showing good results in several of the capacities, with notable performance in the capacities of cyber threat analysis and information, protection of digital services, education and professional development, fight against cybercrime, etc.

Uganda is closely followed in the Africa region by Mauritius (ranked 43rd) and Nigeria (ranked 45th). A full regional list can be consulted on the NCSI front page by using the filter in the upper left-hand corner.

Liberia, South Sudan, Malawi join the NCSI

Data on the cyber security situation of Liberia, South Sudan and Malawi is now available in the index.

Liberia is currently ranked 84th, with a good score in the field of protection of digital services, and commendable results in education and professional development as well as e-identification and trust services.

South Sudan entered the index in 108rd place, with their only positively assessed indicator being fight against cybercrime. 

Malawi joined the index in 84th place, with good scores for the capacity to protect digital services, e-identification and trust services, and cyber incidents response.

The data for Liberia, South Sudan and Malawi was gathered through public data collection. All data was checked by NCSI experts and is now published on the NCSI website at http://ncsi.ega.ee/ncsi-index/.

New data takes Singapore to 5th place

Following the most recent update of country data from the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, we have a newcomer in our Top 5. 

Singapore has reached a perfect score in multiple capacities - cyber threat analysis and information, education and professional development, protection of essential services, protection of personal data, and cyber crisis management - and is currently ranked 5th in the index.

We thank the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore for their good cooperation.

Thailand and Macedonia included in the index

Data on the cyber security situation of Thailand and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is now available in the index.

Thailand is currently ranked 47th, with a perfect score for the capacity of cyber threat analysis and information, and good results in the capacities of fight against cybercrime, cyber crisis management, as well as e-identification and trust services. The data for Thailand was gathered through public data collection.

Macedonia enters the index in 51st place, with perfect scores in the capacities of personal data protection and fight against cybercrime, but with good results also in the field of cyber incidents response, e-identification and trust services, and cyber crisis management. The data for the Macedonia was also gathered through public data collection.

All data was checked by NCSI experts and is now published on the NCSI website at http://ncsi.ega.ee/ncsi-index/.

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