Press Release: ITU Global Cybersecurity Index 2017 shows improvements and strengthening of global cybersecurity agenda

Cybersecurity must be an integral and indivisible part of the digital transformation

Geneva, 05 July 2017 – ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technology, has published the Global Cybersecurity Index 2017 (GCI-2017), which measures the commitment of ITU’s 193 Member States to cybersecurity and is the second in this index series.

The GCI-2017 measures countries’ commitment to cybersecurity and helps them to identify areas for improvement. Through the information collected, it aims to illustrate the practices in use so that ITU Member States can identify gaps and implement selected activities suitable to their national environment – with the added benefits of helping to harmonize practices and fostering a global culture of cybersecurity.

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