Cabinet apprised of India-Bangladesh cyber security cooperation

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New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Cabinet was on Wednesday apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cyber security cooperation.

The MoU was signed on April 8, 2017, an official statement said here.

The agreement was between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of India and Bangladesh Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT) Bangladesh Computer Council of Information and Communication Technology Division under the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology of Bangladesh, an official statement

“The MoU intends to promote cooperation between CERT-In and BGD e-Gov CIRT and includes exchange of information on cyber attacks and cyber security incidents; cyber security technology cooperation; exchange of cyber security policies and best practices and human resource development in this field in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of each country and on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefits,” the statement said.

The MoU between CERT-In and BGD e-Gov CIRT would be implemented through a duly set up joint committee on cyber security.

–IANS

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