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Cyber-security: India, Australia to broad-base cooperation

India and Australia shared cyber-security threat assessments as well as information on legislation and national cyber strategies

In the spheres of the digital economy and cyber-enables critical technologies, India and Australia on Thursday agreed to broad-base cooperation, noting the need to strengthen the cyber-security of critical information infrastructure such as 5G telecom networks.

Relating to emerging technologies in the cyber domain, the two sides discussed a range of issues at the first meeting of the India-Australia Joint Working Group (JWG) on cyber-security cooperation, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Under a framework arrangement on the cyber and cyber-enabled critical technology cooperation between the two countries, the JWG is a mechanism established to implement a five-year (2020-25) plan of action.

“Noting the need to strengthen security of critical information infrastructure as well as 5G technology and IOT (Internet of Things) devices, India and Australia agreed to enhance cooperation with private sector and academia and to work together in skill and knowledge development”, the MEA said in a statement.

It said both sides also agreed to strengthen cooperation in the multilateral fora. Relating to Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s 5G networks, there have been global cyber-security concerns. Over such concerns, several countries have already banned Huawei, the world leader in telecom equipment.

The virtual meeting of the JWG took place a year after the two countries elevated their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership during an online summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

The MEA said, as identified by the framework arrangement on cyber and cyber-enabled critical technology cooperation, both sides reaffirmed their commitment to work together in the areas of the digital economy, cyber-security and critical and emerging technologies.

“India and Australia shared cyber-security threat assessments as well as information on legislation and national cyber strategies”, it said.

The MEA said both sides look forward to the next bilateral cyber policy dialogue and an early convening of the inaugural JWG meeting on information and communication technologies.

The Indian delegation at the meeting was led by Paulomi Tripathi, Director (Oceania) in the MEA, while the Australian side was headed by Rachel James, Special Advisor, Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology at Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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