Q. Global Cyber-security Index (GCI) is often seen in news is associated with?

[A] Economic Intelligence Unit

[B] International Telecommunication Union

[C] United Nations

[D] World Economic Forum

Answer: B

Explanation: India has ranked as the 10th best country in the Global Cyber-security Index (GCI) 2020 released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

  • The US topped the chart, followed by the UK and Saudi Arabia tied on the second position in the index.
  • Calculation – GCI assessment is done on the basis of performance on five parameters of cyber-security.
  • The parameters include legal measures, technical measures, organisational measures, capacity development and cooperation.