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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2024, 6(2); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2024.060203.

Fortifying the Global Data Fortress: A Multidimensional Examination of Cyber Security Indexes and Data Protection Measures across 193 Nations


Yijie Weng1, Jianhao Wu2

Corresponding Author:
Jianhao Wu

1University of Maryland, MD, USA

2Cornell University, NY, USA


This study conducts a comprehensive examination of the global cyber security landscape by analysing four prominent indexes: the Cybersecurity Exposure Index (CEI), Global Cyber Security Index (GCI), National Cyber Security Index (NCSI), and Digital Development Level (DDL). Leveraging an extensive dataset spanning 193 countries and territories across five geographic regions, the research employs advanced statistical techniques and data visualization methodologies to unravel the multidimensional challenges and opportunities in fortifying international data protection. By uncovering potential correlations, regional disparities, and emerging trends shaping the cyber security paradigm, the study aims to provide actionable insights to inform policymakers, security professionals, and stakeholders. The overarching objective is to enhance data protection measures, foster cross-border collaboration, and cultivate a resilient global digital ecosystem, while contributing a comprehensive, data-driven perspective to ongoing dialogues on mitigating evolving cyber threats and safeguarding the world's digital fortress.


Cyber Security, Data Security, Security AI, Digital Technologies, Cybersecurity Exposure Index, Global Cyber Security Index, National Cyber Security Index, Digital Development Level

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Yijie Weng, Jianhao Wu. Fortifying the Global Data Fortress: A Multidimensional Examination of Cyber Security Indexes and Data Protection Measures across 193 Nations. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 2: 13-28. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2024.060203.


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