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Saudi Arabia, US Sign MoU to Promote Cybersecurity Cooperation

Saudi Arabia, US Sign MoU to Promote Cybersecurity Cooperation

Saturday, 16 July, 2022 - 13:30

The Saudi National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Cybersecurity Cooperation with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

The MoU was signed on the sidelines of US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Kingdom.

It aims to promote bilateral cooperation in cybersecurity to safeguard the cyberspace and vital interests in the Kingdom and the United States, NCA said Saturday.

The MoU comes as a continuation to the ongoing cooperation between the two countries in cybersecurity. It focuses on several areas such as sharing cyber threats information between both countries, and exchanging best practices and expertise in this field.

Through this MoU, both parties recognize the importance of the collective efforts to further enhance their leading position internationally by strengthening integration, and establishing mechanisms for cooperation in order to achieve a safe and reliable cyberspace that enables growth and prosperity, NCA added.

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