UK and Singapore sign cyber-security MOU during Cameron Asia tour

July 29, 2015

Prime minister David Cameron is visiting the country as part of a four-day visit to Asia. The two countries have agreed to work more closely to fight maritime piracy and terrorism as well as combating cyber-crime.

The agreement follows the opening of the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) building in Singapore in September 2014 which is used by world police to detect, investigate and prevent cyber-crime.

In the MOU which the Cabinet Office signed with the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, it was agreed to cooperate in four key areas.

The computer emergency response teams (CERT) in both countries will coordinate responses to cyber-security attacks.

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