There are eight new countries accrued to the Global Index of Cybersecurity NCSI. One of them was the Slovak Republic which became its new leader. This leadership reflect the high level of effort invested into the cybersecurity development in the recent years.
Slovakia reached the maximum scores in seven out of twelve evaluated indicators and with its total score of 80.52 points was placed at the top place in the Global Index of Cybersecurity NCSI (National Cyber Security Index). With a small lead it overtook countries such as Germany, Latvia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Followed indicators are divided into three groups:
- General cybersecurity indicators
- Basic cybersecurity indicators
- Indicators of incident and crisis situation management
Further information on each evaluation indicator with the list of all 63 countries involved might be found on the web site of NCSI index.
NCSI index is internationally recognised project of the Estonian organisation eGA (e-Governance Academy Foundation), which was founded with the aim to collect and transfer knowledge and best practice of procedures in the area of e-Governance, e-Democracy, cybersecurity and building a new society effectively using information and communication technologies. The organization is an independent think tank and its activities are carried out by relevant eGA partners such as Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union, European Commission, the World Bank or the Agency of the USA for the international development.