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  • 14 August, 2020

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India and Australia on Cybersecurity

India and Australia on Cybersecurity

News:

  • There is a huge increase in cybersecurity cooperation between India and Australia.
  • The countries are sharing experiences on protecting critical infrastructure, including 5G networks.
  • In June 2020 both countries signed a Cyber and cyber-enabled critical technology framework agreement along with the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP).
  • The Cyber security agreement sets out practical actions to enhance digital trade, harness critical technology opportunities and address cybersecurity challenges.
  • As part of this, the two countries have been increasing information sharing and stepping up cooperation.
  • Another area that the two countries were exploring was regulatory space, including Australia’s encryption legislation, and how that could be used to prevent cyber-enabled crime.
  • The categories of threats that the two countries are looking at are criminal groups, financial gain, sophisticated state-based actors and so on.

Source: TH


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