Bangladesh has secured the top spot among SAARC nations in the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI).
In fact, Bangladesh achieved the top position by moving 27 notches up in the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI) of Estonia-based e-Governance Academy Foundation this year.
Project Director of BGD e-GOV CIRT Tarique M Barkatullah, who has been working on the cyber security of Bangladesh government, said that the country's capability in cyber security is increasing day by day, and thus gaining recognition in the world.
"The BGD e-Govt CIRT is working tirelessly on cyber security. Such recognition will only encourage us to prevent cyber attacks and help increase Bangladesh's capability in cyber security," he added.
The National Cyber Security Index (NCSI) is created to assess cyber cases, crimes and major crisis management activities, and prevent basic cyber attacks by being prepared.
Greece is in the top position with a score of 96.10 in the latest index published on the NCSI website. Czech Republic occupies the second position with 92.21 score, followed by Estonia with a score of 90.91.
The United States ranks 17th in the index, while the United Kingdom ranks 19th.