Cybersecurity Index of Indices

14 Jul 2015

Cybersecurity development is a complex matter. Whether at the nation state level, or in an enterprise, various factors need to be taken into consideration and layered approach can provide more comprehensive coverage than single solutions. The application of cybersecurity is also a continuous process that needs to match ongoing cybercriminal activities and threat campaigns. As such, the measurement of security postures and progress over time are important elements to strengthening policies, evaluating risks and anticipating future scenarios. Various cybersecurity indices have been published in the past few years; yet not all measure the same capabilities. They can be broadly split into 3 major groups: indices for assessing countries’ national postures, indices for assessing organizations, and indices for assessing threats. The three groups are presented in the below whitepaper alongside current relevant indices.

The below table highlights the various indices covered and illustrates the different criteria each index includes. The whitepaper further breaks down each index with qualitative analysis and includes maps to illustrate each indices global reach. Please download the whitepaper below for more information.

Indices for Assessing Countries

Cyber Maturity Cyber Threats Score Ranking Index Framework Policy Technical Economical Recommendations Profiles
Global Cybersecurity Index            
Cyber Maturity in the Asia-Pacific Region            
The Cyber Index: International Security Trends and Realities              
Cybersecurity: The Vexed Question of Global Rules            
Cybersecurity Policy Making at a Turning point                
Cyber Operations Maturity Framework                
Cyber Readiness Index 2.0            
Cyber Security Intelligence Index              
Index of Cybersecurity                
Cybersecurity Index              
Gibson Index                
Information Risk Maturity Index 2014                  
Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World            
Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model                
Cyber Power Index          
EU Cybersecurity Dashboard              

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