Denmark is one of the most digital countries in the world: technologies are actively used by both companies and regular citizens. As a result, they often become targets of various cyberattacks.
According to The Danish Government's National Strategy for Cyber and Information Security 2022-2024
, the risk of cybercrime and cyber espionage are the highest in the country.
However, they are ready for those. Denmark has become the most cyber-secure country in 2021
. After a significant incident in 2015 and 2016, the country has started creating strategies and plans to secure its governmental structures, businesses, and individuals from cyber threats.
Notably, they created an app 'Mit digitale selvforsvar' ('My digital self-protection') which notifies individuals when they are about to open fishy emails or websites or perform other acts that threaten their cybersecurity.
The country continues and multiplies its cybersecurity efforts every year. For the years 2022-2024, the country invested a total of DKK 270 million (EUR 36 million) in cyber security initiatives.
Let's discover which case made the country so involved in its security and what other significant breaches happened in Denmark.