In cyber security, Slovakia is almost like Tanzania

Slovakia placed among the world's countries least prepared for a cyber attack.

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If a cyber attack occurred in Slovakia, the country would probably not be able to react properly.

The results stem from the ranking of the most and least-prepared countries for cyber crime, conducted by NordVPN aggregated threat-report data from Securelist, including the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) scores for cyber attack readiness, published by PC Mag.

The countries that scored highest were those with more developed infrastructure and technical capabilities, PC Mag wrote. In the top 10, Singapore scored the highest at 0.925, followed by the US at 0.919 and Malaysia at 0.893. France and Canada round out the top five at 0.819 and 0.818, respectively.

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