Wednesday, April 18th, 2017
Egypt and Kenya made a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation in combating cyber-terrorism and cyber-violence on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, in front of Audio Visual Room, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Parahyangan Catholic University. Egypt and Kenya have considered the need for an effective cyber governance on managing cyberspace as methods of ensuring a safe, open, and secure activities in the cyberspace.
The MoU aims to conduct information exchanges and related activities between the two parties in securing the cyberspace from cyber-terrorism activities. By signing the MoU, Egypt and Kenya agreed to exchange and share best practices to enhance cyber system in order to reduce the rate of cyber-violence in both countries, commit to combat cyber-terrorism threats in neighboring countries by enhancing open communication between both countries, and also commit to promote ICT as a window of opportunity to bolster economic development throughout the region.
Egypt and Kenya are not only expecting to strengthen the cybersecurity relationship between them but also nation relationship because they are parts of the MENA region, Kenya also hopes that this cooperation between the two parties will strengthen our cooperation regarding cyber.