CERT-RO, Korea’s KrCERT ink Cyber security MoU

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The Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team (CERT-RO) and Korea’s Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (KrCERT) inked a Memorandum of Understanding in Cyber security, CERT-RO informed on Monday through a release.

The Memorandum was signed on a 5-year period and is the second such cooperation document between the two institutions, a fist being signed in 2012, CERT-RO informs.

“On 31 July, the Deputy Managing Director of CERT-RO together with the Executive Vice-President of the KrCERT participated in a ceremony for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in Cyber Security between the two bodies. KrCERT/CC is the CSIRT-type national structure, under the Korea Internet and Security Agency, founded with the aim to administrate and secure the online space in Korea and that plays a major role in the Internet’s research and development in Korea,” the release adds.

Based on their common strategic interests, CERT-RO and KrCERT have agreed upon a large cooperation framework in cyber security based on equality and mutual benefits, with a view to promoting cooperation in addressing threats relevant to each country’s cyber space.

This MoU’s objective is to set up the terms of the inter-institutional cooperation and signatory parties’ relationship, with focus on the joint efforts and technical, financial and human resources, with the final goal to develop cooperation in cyber security and ensure the proper response in case of major impact incidents.