HOW A MEDIUM-SIZED COUNTRY RANKS HIGHER IN THE INDEXES FOR CYBERSECURITY: THE CASE OF MALAYSIA IN THE CONTEXT OF LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS
Keywords:Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Index, Malaysia’s Cyber Laws, Legal Regulations
The expanding structure of cyberspace has caused threat elements to diversify and increase. The increase in its borders and the actors has led to rapid spread and transformation of threats in this domain. Unlike the real world, the fact that it has no borders led to a very controversial situation on the legal rules that can or should be applied in this area. Therefore, countries develop legal regulations to ensure cybersecurity within their cyberspace. These legal
regulations have emerged as an important situation in the evaluation of countries in the cybersecurity indexes. At this point, it will be examined how a medium-sized country like Malaysia takes place at the top of these indices based on legal regulations.
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