Commonwealth Countries Unanimously Agree to Take Action on Cybersecurity by 2020

The Commonwealth countries have unanimously agreed to take action on cybersecurity by 2020. In a landmark declaration at the end of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, the leaders of 53 countries agreed to work closely to evaluate and strengthen their cybersecurity frameworks and response mechanisms.

A release issued, termed the declaration as the world’s largest and most geographically diverse inter-governmental commitment on cybersecurity cooperation. It followed an announcement by the UK government pledging up to 15 million pounds to help the Commonwealth nations strengthen their cybersecurity capabilities.
Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • The Secretary-General of Commonwealth is Patricia Scotland.