Mexico moved from 63rd place in 2018 to 52nd place in Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 From the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
The country’s rating was 81.68 points and at the continental level it is still fourth in terms of cybersecurity with the United States and Canada topping again, although there is a change in third place, where Uruguay took it in 2018 and last year. Brazil rose to this position.
Union analysis places Mexico as a developing country It highlights that the indicator that has had strength in the matter of cybersecurity is cooperation measures with a score of 17.34 out of a possible 20, despite getting the best rating in technical measures with 17.90.
As an area for potential growth, the international organization mentions regulatory measures with Mexico reaching its lowest rating with 14.70 points.
globally, The United States got the best result with 100 pointsFollowed by the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Estonia, Korea, Singapore and Spain.
The best-ranked Latin American country was Brazil, ranking 18th in the index, followed by Mexico, Uruguay, the Dominican Republic, and Chile.
The worst-ranked countries were Honduras, Djibouti, Burundi, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, and North Korea.
Micronesia, the Vatican and Yemen are placed at the bottom of the index because they did not provide information.