18 May 2015
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and its French counterpart, Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (ANSSI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to strengthen national cybersecurity capabilities through more regular bilateral exchanges, sharing of best practices and efforts to develop cyber security expertise.
The MOU was signed at the Élysée Palace in Paris, France by Mr. David Koh, Chief Executive, CSA and Mr. Guillaume Poupard, Director-General, ANSSI. The signing took place during the State Visit by Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam to the French Republic to mark the 50th anniversary of Singapore-France diplomatic relations. The signing ceremony was witnessed by President Tony Tan and French President Francois Hollande.
Mr. David Koh, Chief Executive, CSA said, “This agreement demonstrates the commitment of our organisations to cooperate to face common threats to cyber security. Cyber security is a critical issue in an increasingly borderless world and we look forward to working alongside France to better prevent and respond to evolving cyber threats.”