Wednesday, April 18th, 2017
Iran and Indonesia signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday, April 20th, 2017. The meeting was held in front of Audio Visual Room, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Building, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia.
This MoU signing aims to deepen cooperation between both parties specifically in the effort to combat cybercrime by strengthening the cybersecurity and cyber infrastructure. Iran and Indonesia also agreed to conduct the policy to prevent any potential radical content. With this cooperation, Iran is willing to provide assistance on the establishment of Indonesia’s National Cyber Agency and agreed to cooperate with “Born to Control” program as an extended cooperation in the education sector. Iran and Indonesia will also cooperate to share experience and expertise, and create a firewall to prevent cyber-attacks.
This cooperation expected to be beneficial for both parties to prevent cyber-attack and strengthen the cyber infrastructure and cybersecurity, also to be a stepping stone for further cooperation. The representatives of Iran also hoped that this cooperation would make Indonesia as an independent state in the field of cyber.