GCI 2020

Chief of Defence, General Rawat higlights 500% rise in cybercrimes in India

India’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, inaugurated the 14th edition of ‘c0c0n’, the annual cyber security and hacking conference. Inauguration of a cyber security conference meant to discuss civilian use of cyberspace and the precautions surrounding it by the Chief of Defence Staff highlights the direct relationship between a common man’s use of the internet and national security. During the event, General Rawat drew attention to the fact

India ranked tenth at the Global Cybersecurity Index

The International Telecom Union, a specialised United Nations agency responsible for matters related to information and communication technologies, has ranked India at Number 10 in the Global Cybersecurity Index. Interestingly, Pakistan and even China are behind India in the same ranking, with they placed at number 79 and 33 respectively. India’s rank comes as it took a big leap from rank 47 in 2018. Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) is a