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Quad Members Reiterate Support for Indo-Pacific Cyber Resilience

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Quad Members Reiterate Support for Indo-Pacific Cyber Resilience

The United States, Japan, Australia and India reiterated their commitment to ensuring the cyber resilience of the Indo-Pacific region during their third “meeting of principles,” held in Tokyo on Dec. 5 and 6.

In a statement issued by the White House, the four members of the Quad Senior Cyber Group said they remain committed to ensuring that Indo-Pacific countries repel cyberattacks.

They also reiterated their commitment to the application of international law to cyberspace and expressed concern about cyberattacks on critical infrastructure in the region, the White House said.

Represented by the United States’ Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology; Hamish Hansford, deputy secretary for cyber and infrastructure security of Australia’s Department of Home Affairs; Lt Gen. MU Nair, national cybersecurity coordinator of India; and Keiichi Ichikawa, Japan’s deputy national security adviser and assistant chief cabinet secretary, the Quad members also reviewed and hailed the alliance’s progress on cyber initiatives and welcomed the sharing of cyber resources through capacity building projects.

They also reaffirmed the importance of reliable, secure and resilient supply chains for critical sectors.

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Category: Cybersecurity

Tags: Anne Neuberger cyber resilience cybersecurity Indo-Pacific international cooperation Quad Senior Cyber Group