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Us India Cyber Security Agreement

For more information on U.S. CERT and to learn more about DHS` cybersecurity efforts, click here. Cybersecurity is a growing and natural territory of close cooperation between India and Israel. Our two Prime Ministers have made this clear. And its relevance was highlighted by the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Singla told PTI. (4) promote cooperation in cyber security research and development, cybersecurity standards and security testing, including accreditation procedures, and the development of cybersecurity products, including continued consultations on these issues; “The MoU intends to promote closer cooperation and exchange of cybersecurity information, in accordance with the relevant laws, rules and regulations of each economy and protocol, on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefits,” he said in an official statement. MoU and INCD, signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), a unit of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, are deepening operational cooperation between the two parties and will expand the scope of information exchange on cyber threats to increase the level of protection in this area. India plays a crucial role in achieving our common vision of a free and open space for Indo-Pacific. In collaboration with inter-institutional partners, the Office of Political and Military Affairs (MP) promotes U.S.-India relations in the defence trade and in a broader security partnership. BUREAU PM also supports strengthening maritime security cooperation with India and other Indian Ocean partners. In 2019, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India were eligible for funding under the DoD Maritime Security Initiative, which builds partnership capabilities in the Indo-Pacific area.

Since the creation of the Bay of Bengal initiative in 2018, we have allocated more than $145 million in foreign military funds to strengthen maritime capabilities in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives to improve the capabilities of civilian and military actors with maritime actions to prevent illegal activities in their own areas of responsibility and throughout the Bay of Bengal to detect and respond immediately. Pm continues to work closely with partners in the region to coordinate capacity building and security assistance efforts, eliminate layoffs and close critical gaps as we work to build security capabilities for our partners` shipping. Janet Napolitano, Minister of Homeland Security, visited India in May to launch the dialogue between India and Homeland Security (HSD) with Indian Interior Minister P. Chidambaram. HSD 2011 was the first comprehensive bilateral dialogue on internal security issues between the United States and India. During their visit, the countries agreed to create the agreement and negotiations on non-binding agreements were concluded at the Indo-U.S. Meeting of the Information and Communications Technology Dialogue in June 2011.