Newdelhi:31/1/23:The Quad Senior Cyber Group Principals, Mr Michael Pezzullo AO, Secretary of Australia’s Department of Home Affairs, Lt General Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator of India, Mr Masataka Okano, Deputy National Security Adviser of Japan and Ms Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor of USA, along with their inter-agency delegations, met in New Delhi on 30-31 January 2023 to discuss the collective approach to enhance the cybersecurity cooperation and resilience.
Cybersecurity is one of the key areas identified by the Quad Leaders in advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific that is inclusive and resilient. During the meeting, participants discussed sharing threat information, identifying and evaluating potential risks in supply chains for digitally enabled products and services, and aligning baseline software security requirements to improve the broader software development ecosystem for the benefit of the Indo-Pacific region. The Group also discussed building cybersecurity capacity for Quad members and for partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
Over the last two days, this Group discussed how Quad members could prevent cyber incidents and prepare national and international capabilities for protection as well as response to such cyber incidents.