India and US have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on collaboration in the field of cyber security, an official proclamation said in New Delhi on Wednesday.
“India and the US have signed a memorandum between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information innovation of the administration of India and the Department of Homeland Security, legislature of the United States of America on participation in the field of Cyber Security,” the announcement said.
The agreement was marked by Aruna Sundararajan, secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and Richard Verma, US Ambassador to India, on Wednesday in New Delhi.
“The MoU means to advance nearer co-operation and the trading of data relating to the digital security as per the pertinent laws, guidelines and controls of every economy and this MoU and on the premise of fairness, correspondence, and common advantage,” the announcement said.
Prior the US and India had marked a MoU on July 19, 2011, to advance nearer participation and convenient trade of data between the associations of their separate governments in charge of digital security.
Since, July 19, 2011, customary communications between CERT-In and US-CERT are occurring to share the data and talk about digital security related issues.
In continuation to the collaboration in digital security regions both have restored the MoU, the announcement included.
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