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Singapore ranks fourth, India 10th in UN's global cybersecurity index

Singapore, Korea and Spain jointly placed fourth in the Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (GCI), while India has moved up 37 places to be ranked 10th, said a report by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICT).

The United States has topped the list, followed by the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia that tied for the second position.
The United States has topped the list, followed by the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia that tied for the second position. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@IndiaUNGeneva

The Permanent Mission of India to the UN said that the country jumped from 47th rank to make it into the top 10 GCI rankings.

“In a big leap, India jumps 37 places to be ranked 10th in Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2020 launched by ITU,” it tweeted.

Singapore and Korea tied for the first position in the Asia-Pacific region rankings with a score of 98.52 each. Malaysia (98.06) ranked second and Japan (97.82) third in the region. India has been ranked at fourth position with an overall score of 97.49. 

The United States has topped the list, followed by the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia that tied for the second position. Estonia ranked third while Russia Federation, United Arab Emirates and Malaysia are in fifth.

Lithuania ranked sixth, Japan seventh, Canada eighth and France ninth in the GCI 2020.

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