India and the UK decide to deepen existing bilateral cyber cooperation
The first meeting of the India-UK Joint Working Group on Cyber Deterrence was held on Thursday
India and the UK have agreed to work closely with each other on building effective cyber deterrence strategies.
They have also decided to hold regular consultations on addressing the challenges to cyber deterrence.
The issue was discussed at the first meeting of the India-UK Joint Working Group on Cyber Deterrence held on Thursday.
"Both sides discussed various key aspects related to cyber deterrence and ways to further deepen the existing bilateral cyber cooperation under the India-UK Framework for the Cyber Relationship signed on 17 April 2018 in New Delhi," said a press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
The Indian delegation for the meeting held in virtual mode, was led by Shri Joint Secretary (Cyber Diplomacy) from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Atul Malhari Gotsurve. The UK delegation was led by Cyber Director from Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) Will Middleton.
The meeting was attended by senior cyber officials from respective Ministries and Departments from both the countries.