Global Cybersecurity Association launches GCA Index for securing cybersecurity

An average of 40 crore average e-transactions are happening on a daily basis.

According to an official release, the Global Cybersecurity Association (GCA), a non-profit body, announced the launch of ‘GCA Index’ at  a conference in  New Delhi titled ‘Empowering Cybersecurity: Bringing youth, industry citizen and government on a common platform . This index is expected to serve as a go-to reliable resource, offering insights into various use cases and highlighting products, services, and solutions available in the market.

“Building a secure digital India demands collective experience and action. Through accessible resources, collaborative forums, and the GCA Index, we plan to equip stakeholders with the tools needed to combat cyber threats,” Manoj Bhale, president, Global Cybersecurity Association, explained.

About 76 crore citizens and an average of 40 crore average e-transactions are happening on a daily basis as per insights from  MeitY Annual Report 2022-23. The GCA plans to provide reliable resources to individuals and organisations on all aspects of cybersecurity threats, and its protection through various tools.

“This is a collective responsibility and GCA will be the guiding light for the government and citizens together making India cybersecure. The launch of ‘GCA Index’ marks the first step towards us becoming cybersecure,” Gulshan Rai, former National Cybersecurity Coordinator and former DG, CERT-In, concluded.