National cybersecurity: assessment, risks and trends
by Iryna Voronenko; Maryna Nehrey; Anna Laptieva; Vitalina Babenko; Kostiantyn Rohoza
International Journal of Embedded Systems (IJES), Vol. 15, No. 3, 2022

Abstract: 2020 witnessed significant changes in the policies, activities and the plans on the level of governments and companies as well as individuals. While the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the increasing threats and weaknesses, it allowed for new opportunities. New proper measures must be taken to increase cybersecurity, especially that impact of the pandemic is going to have long-term ripples and effects. In this article, the structure of indicators included in the calculation of the National Cyber Security Index is studied and the distribution of the National Cyber Security Index across income groups analysed. In addition to that, the assessment of the efficiency of using resources to ensure national cybersecurity and studies of the impact of COVID-19 on the level of national cybersecurity displayed. Finally, recommendations are giving to improve cybersecurity during and after a pandemic.

Online publication date: Thu, 11-Aug-2022

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