Friday, April 7th, 2017
Several states from Europe and Asia that consist of France, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea are signing the Memorandum of Understanding in Rektorat Building, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia. The MoU is about enhancing cyber capacity for several Asian countries which are Singapore, Japan, and South Korea from several European countries which are France, United Kingdom, Germany, and Switzerland.
The initiators were France and Singapore and they realized that in this cyber era, every state is obliged to have a good cyber security to prevent them from any kind of cybercrimes. “Singapore wants to ask for help in terms of cyber capacity to several Asian countries from several European countries that are more advance related to the cyber world, with the expectation it would be able to build a better cyber governance,” said the representative of Singapore.
This aid is given in a form of an event that will be held in Singapore for one month, and there will be a training for the participant to enhance their capacity to strengthen their knowledge of cyber security. “Even on this multilateral agreement we only involved state actors, non-state actor like multinational corporation is also considered to get involved in this event to support and promote any existing activities in the event,” said the representatives of France and Singapore. Hereby, the sharing knowledge will be built and both countries hope that this MoU will bring a better cyber security ahead.