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India and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation in field of cybersecurity

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    11th Oct, 2020
  • Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in the field of cybersecurity between India and Japan.
  • The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) will enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest which include:
    1. Capacity building in the area of cyberspace.
    2. Protection of critical infrastructure.
    3. Cooperation in emerging technologies.
    4. Sharing information on cyber security threats/incidents and malicious cyber activities.
    5. Developing joint mechanisms for practical cooperation to mitigate cyber threats.
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