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Many new countries in the index

Some 13 new countries have made their first appearance in the index over the last six weeks.

New countries in the NCSI index include:

  • Hungary (rank 12)
  • Singapore (14-17)
  • Qatar (14-17)
  • Mauritius (25)
  • Benin (27)
  • Tunisia (32)
  • Egypt (33-35)
  • Uganda (38)
  • Ghana (41-42)
  • Saudi Arabia (41-42)
  • Senegal (44)
  • Madagascar (52)
  • Kiribati (53-54)

The NCSI team would like to thank the national contact points who helped us gather and review the information.

Information about Qatar was provided by Mr Hamid Sadiq, Director of Q-CERT. From Mauritius our contact person was Dr. Rooba. Y. Moorghen, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation. The team providing information about Benin was led by Mr Ouanilo Medegan Fagla, Technical Advisor to the Presidency in the Bureau of Analysis and Investigation. The contact person for Tunisia was Mr Naoufel Frikha, Director General of the National Agency for Computer Security. Information about the cyber security situation in Egypt was submitted by Mr Sherif Hashem, Vice President for Cybersecurity at the National Telecom Regulatory Authority. The contact person from Kiribati was Mr Wayne Reiher, Director of ICT at the Ministry of Information, Communication, Transport and Tourism Development. Thank you all for your valuable contributions!

The index currently has information about 54 countries, but we are working towards the aim of reaching 100 countries by May 2018. The cyber security data about more than 30 countries is currently being checked and many further countries are filling in questionnaires. If your country's information is still missing in the index or should be updated, please contact us at