Bangladesh has ranked 73 out of 100 nations in the global cyber security index measured by UK-based National Cyber Security Index (NCSI).
The NCSI put the nations in the positioning subsequent to estimating their readiness to forestall central digital dangers and status to oversee digital occurrences, violations and huge scale digital emergencies.
The NCSI site has as of late distributed the list of 100 nations. France has been set over the positioning with a score of 83.12 while Germany and Estonia positioned second and third securing scores of 83.12 and 81.82 individually.
Bangladesh is in front of some South Asian nations like Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Nepal and Bhutan in positioning securing score of 25.97. Sri Lanka has positioned 77 with a score of 23.38, while Indonesia, Nepal and Bhutan positioned 83, 92 and 93 separately scoring 19.48, 12.99 and 12.99 individually.
NCSI assessed Bangladesh's digital security stage BGD e-Gov CIRT executed by Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance (LICT) Project of Bangladesh Computer Council under ICT Division and joined Bangladesh in the rundown of worldwide digital security record.
LICT Project Director Md Rezaul Karim said Bangladesh has just accomplished reaction capacity of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) to relieve the focused on digital assaults through a digital bore led by Organization of Islamic Cooperation-Computer Emergency Response Teams (OIC-CIRT).
Appointee Project Director of LICT Project Tarique M Barkatullah said the NCSI was produced in view of recognizable proof of developing digital dangers, distinguishing proof of digital safety efforts and limits, determination of essential and quantifiable perspectives including legitimate acts, controls, strategies, works out, advances, sites and projects.
The BGD e-Gov CIRT has a specialist group to moderate digital dangers and cybercrimes and the individuals from the group have accomplished worldwide accreditations.
Tarique said the BGD e-Gov CIRT has effectively constructed limit and demonstrated its proficiency to confront digital dangers and relieve cybercrimes that have turned into a worldwide concern, said a public statement.