Spain comes in at number seven on the list of countries most equipped to deal with a major cyberattack that threatens national security, according to a report from the IT company Surfshark.
The IT hegemon places Spain 15th in the overall index for ‘digital quality of life’ which takes into account cybersecurity, network speed, connection speed, time taken to find best connection, time taken to locate best mobile signal, available online content, data protection laws and e-government services.s
There were 65 other countries analysed in these categories to make up the Index for Digital Quality of Life (DQL), all of them renowned for holding some degree of sophisticated technological background. Spain obtained the fifteenth highest index score of 0.7061, almost one whole decimal shy of first place Australia who scored 0.7992.
Spain also excelled in the network speed category where it placed within the top 10 with an average speed of 105.58 Megabits per second (Mbps) which is almost double the global average.
Cyber security is Spain’s most impressive statistic as it only falls behind six other countries with an index score of 0.88960, the leader of the pack being the United Kingdom.