Celebrate Costa Rica’s improvement in the Global Cybersecurity Index

June 30, 2021, 8:38 pmSAN JOSE, June 30 (Prensa Latina) President of the Ministry of Science, Innovation, Technology and Communications (Micitt) Paula Vega today celebrated Costa Rica’s progress in cybersecurity, dropping from 115th to 76th internationally.

“We are very pleased with this international recognition of our country in terms of cybersecurity,” Vega said, commenting on his country’s position in the ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Index 2020.

From Micitt, as the governing body in technology and digital governance, we will continue to strengthen national cybersecurity by working jointly with public and private actors to digitize the state for the benefit of all citizens.

In addition, as a technological place for our economy, it continued national and international opportunities for Costa Rican companies.

Micitt revealed that on the American continent, Costa Rica entered the ten safest countries online, ranking eighth, an improvement of 10 places over the previous measurement, in 2018.

Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important in a world where the Internet has become central, not only to global business, but also to everyday life, through social networks, remote work, and digital services, among others. , Referred to.

For this reason, it encourages the continuous improvement of this practice as a pillar of the country’s digital transformation.

It concludes that the global index measures the level of commitment of each country, with the aim of highlighting potential areas for improvement and enhancing cybersecurity at the forefront of national plans.

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