Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
The United Kingdom and the United States held a bilateral meeting today to discussed more the Comprehensive Agreement that includes Cybersecurity, Cyber Infrastructure, and International Norms as a part of the Agenda in the World Summit of Cyber Governance. The meeting was held in 3501, Parahyangan Catholic University.
(The United States (left) and the United Kingdom (right) discussed the agreement. REUTERS)
Cyber-attacks have become an unbelievable, sophisticated, and dangerous thing. Cyber-attacks can be done by nation-states, individuals, groups, or organizations that target computer information system, or networks or personal devices by hacking the system. Both parties have suffered a severe cyber-attacks, therefore, they are committed to enhance and develop cyber security, cyberinfrastructure, and international norms to protect and respect each state’s sovereignty.
(The Representatives of United Kingdom signed the agreement. REUTERS)
They also emphasize on the multi-stakeholderism as an approach to cooperate and promote responsible state behavior. The agreement also promotes the best practices and standard between the United States and the United Kingdom in private and industrial sectors. By signing this agreement, the United Kingdom and the United States hope that the agreement will strengthen the cooperation between states and be the first step towards a better cyber-governance.