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Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) ranked Egypt 14th among 165 countries
7/27/2017

Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) ranked Egypt 14th among 165 countries and second among the Arab states, in a report issued by ITU and conducted by the Cybersecurity Team, in collaboration with the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and others.

This report assesses countries' efforts in the field of cybersecurity based on the pillars of ITU Global Cyber Security Agenda and according to several criteria: technical, regulatory, legal and capacity-building and cooperation. The report examines the readiness of Member States and their commitment to cybersecurity activities and parameters in order to enhance the adoption and integration of cybersecurity worldwide.

The newly issued report pointed out that Egypt, which is ranked 14th among the above said member countries of ITU, ranks second among the Arab countries after the Sultanate of Oman as Egypt has "a full range of cooperation initiatives" relating to cyber security and "a number of bi-lateral and multilateral agreements."

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