The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and its counterparts in Malaysia, Singapore and Japan have signed three pacts for cooperation in cyber security.
The pacts aim at promoting exchange of knowledge and experience in detection, resolution and prevention of security related incidents between India and these countries, said the Ministry of Communications and IT.
The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today apprised of the MoUs (Memorandums of Understanding), said the ministry in a statement.
An agreement between CERT-In and CyberSecurity, Malaysia was signed on November 23, 2015, in Kuala Lumpur during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Malaysia.
Another MoU between CERT-In and Singapore Computer Emergency Response Team (SingCERT), Cyber Security Agency (CSA) was signed on November 24, 2015, in Singapore during Prime Minister’s visit to Singapore.
The third pact between CERT-In and Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (JPCERT/CC) was signed on December 7, 2015, through diplomatic exchange. The exchange of the signed MoU between the two parties was completed by December 22, 2015, it added.