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Forth Japan-India Cyber Dialogue

June 30, 2022

The Forth Japan-India Cyber Dialogue was held virtually on June 30. The Japanese Delegation was led by Ambassador ARIMA Yutaka, Ambassador in charge of Cyber Policy and Deputy Director General of Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and attended by representatives from relevant government agencies such as National Security Secretariat, National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity, National Police Agency, Public Security Intelligence Agency, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Investment, Ministry of Defense and JPCERT. The Indian Delegation was led by Ms. Muanpuii Saiawi, Joint Secretary (New Emerging & Strategic Technologies and Cyber Diplomacy), Ministry of External Affairs, and joined by representatives from the Ministry of Home Affairs, National Security Council Secretariat, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Department of Telecommunication, National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre, CERT-In, Defence Research and Development Organisation and the Indian Embassy in Tokyo.

  1. Areas of discussion included national cyber policies and cybersecurity strategies, recent cyber threat landscape, ICT supply chain risks and 5G policies. Both sides also discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of capacity building as well as cooperation under UN, QUAD (Japan-Australia-India-U.S.) and ASEAN Regional Forum.
  2. Both sides agreed to coordinate toward holding the next Japan-India Cyber Dialogue in person at an appropriate timing.

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