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Which Countries Have the Worst and Best Cybersecurity?

A new study by Comparitech ranking the cybersecurity performance of 60 countries, shows that there is no clear top performer and that there is ample room for improvement everywhere. The study looked at a wide variety of categories, including mobile and computer malware infections, cyberattack preparedness and cybersecurity legislation.

In terms of computer malware infections, Algeria had the highest rate and Denmark had the lowest. Mobile malware infections were most common in Bangladesh and least common in Japan. Germany experienced most financial malware attacks per user, while the number was lowest for Ukraine. Vietnam ranked last in terms of cyberattack preparedness, while Singapore clinched the top spot in this category. Cybersecurity legislation was most outdated in Algeria, and most up-to-date in France, China, Russia, and Germany.

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