Ukraine ranked 25th in the new version of the National Cyber Security Index 2020 (NCSI), published by the e-Governance Academy of Estonia.
To develop a new version of the National Cyber Security Index, the state of cybersecurity was analyzed in 160 countries. The following indicators have been taken into account:
Compared to the previous version of the ranking, released in 2018, Ukraine has improved its position by 4 positions.
The Ministry of Digital Transformation, together with the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection, continues to strengthen cybersecurity in Ukraine. In particular, the Government’s decisions on approving the procedures for compiling lists of critical infrastructure and critical information infrastructure facilities, as well as on organizing a review of the state of cyber protection of state information resources and critical information infrastructure have already been approved. This will allow to improve the mechanism of cyber protection of public authorities, information and telecommunication systems owned or administered by them.
In addition, the Ministry of Digital Transformation, together with the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection continues to initiate reforms in cybersecurity legislation. In addition, the capacity of the National Center for Cyber Security is increasing capacities and the government's cyber incident response team CERT-UA is working. Ukraine also has one of the most powerful cyber ranges in Europe, which allows specialists to work out scenarios for responding to cyber incidents in real time.