Japan-US-ROK Experts Meeting on Cybersecurity
1. On July 27, 2018 (EST), the Japan-US-ROK trilateral experts meeting on cybersecurity was held in Washington D.C.
2. Mr. Masaki Yasumatsu, Director of the Cyber Policy Division, Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the delegation from Japan. He was accompanied by representatives from the National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC), the National Police Agency (NPA), the Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office (CIRO), the Public Security Intelligence Agency (PSIA), the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Defense (MOD), the Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Cordination Center (JPCERT/CC), and the Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA).
3. The three countries reaffirmed their commitment to promoting an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet. They also confirmed to advance trilateral cooperation to enhance international cyber stability, deter malicious activities in cyberspace, and counter cyber threats, including from state actors. Participants also discussed cybersecurity of the 2018 and 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games, capacity building efforts, and regional cyber policy coordination.