Quad cyber group meeting to strengthen cyber security cooperation
A meeting of the Quad Senior Cyber Group was held in New Delhi to strengthen cyber security cooperation on 30-31 January.
An overview of the news
The heads of the Quad Senior Cyber Group, along with their inter-agency delegations, met in New Delhi to discuss cyber security cooperation and a collective approach to enhancing resilience.
During the meeting, participants discussed sharing threat information, identifying and assessing potential risks in supply chains for digitally enabled products and services, and aligning baseline software security requirements.
The group also discussed cyber security capacity building for Quad members and for partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
The meeting discussed how Quad members can prevent cyber incidents and respond to such cyber incidents along with building national and international capabilities for security.
QUAD or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue
Quad or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is a group of four countries US, Japan, Australia and India.
The concept of QUAD was given by former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2007 for maritime cooperation between these countries after the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster in 2004.
Now the group is mainly seen as a group to counter the Chinese influence in the region.
The 2022 Quad summit meeting was held in Japan and next will be held in Australia in 2023.
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