UK has joined hands with India to tackle the ever-increasing menace of cyber-terrorism as well as tackling the use of the Internet by extremists by strengthen cooperation in the field of cyber security.
The co-operation was announced during UK’s recent state visit to India where visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May said that both the countries shared threat of terrorism as individual countries as well as partners. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also present when May made the announcement at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.
“We have agreed to strengthen our cooperation, in particular, by sharing best practice to tackle use of internet by violent extremists,” she said. “[Prime Minister] Modi and I have agreed to step up our cooperation by negotiating a cyber framework between our countries.”
Prime Minister May said the UK and India faced an increasing threat of cyber-attacks from other states, terrorists and criminals operating in cyberspace.
She stressed that she and Prime Minister Modi were personally dedicated to invest in the UK-India relationship.
“We share values and that makes us natural partners.”