Cabinet apprised of MoU with Britain

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised of an MoU signed between India and Britain for exchange of knowledge and experience in detection, resolution and prevention of security-related matters.

The MoU was signed on May 20, 2016 between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and Britain’s Ministry of Cabinet Office, a release said.

Cyber security was one of the agenda items for discussion during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Britain in November 2015.

With this MoU, both countries can exchange technical information on cyber attacks and response to cyber security incidents and find solutions to counter cyber attacks. They can also exchange information on prevalent cyber security policies and best practices, it said.

It also helps to strengthen cyber space of both countries, capacity building and improving relationship between them.

The CERT-In has signed similar MoUs with its counterparts in about seven countries including South Korea, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan and Uzbekistan.

–IANS

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