ANSSI’s tour in Singapore: building together a trusted cyberspace

During its official visit to Singapore on September, 17th and 18th ANSSI will advocate for a collective response to today’s challenges . The French cybersecurity and cyberdefence agency is convinced that addressing cybersecurity challenges in an increasingly large and complex cyberspace requires cooperation among all.

Meeting with the French Ambassador in Singapore

This meeting, which focuses on strengthening cooperation with Singapore, is an opportunity for ANSSI and Mr Marc Abensour, Ambassador of France to the Republic of Singapore to discuss the implementation of the roadmap adopted on 13 July 2018 on strengthening digital innovation, Internet governance and cybersecurity.

 Opening plenary speech of the Singapore International Cyber Week 2018 (SICW)

SICW, a major international event organized by the Cyber Security Agency (CSA), brings together from 18th to 20th September state Authorities from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the rest of the world to discuss cybersecurity issues.

Speaking in the opening plenary session, ANSSI, the French national authority of cyberdefense and network information security, will present the necessary conditions to build a trusted cyberspace.

The French approach is based on three pillars:
– the definition of common rules and responsibilities of state and private actors
– strengthening cooperation between major cybersecurity actors such as States, international organizations, companies, civil society
– the sharing of expertise and knowledge

Renewal of the cybersecurity cooperation program between ANSSI and CSA

SICW will also be the occasion for ANSSI and CSA to renew their partnership by signing an extended cooperation program, alongside Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State for Digital Technology, and Janil Puthucheary, Minister of Communications and Information.

With a validity period extended from two to five years, the program is based on the sharing of knowledge and experience in the field of :
– governance and national strategy;
– protection and defense of information systems, in particular of vital importance;
– evaluation and certification of security products;
– exercises.

 Participation in the GovWare business fair

ANSSI also participates in the industrial track of SICW, GovWare.
The main Asian digital exhibition brings together companies in the cybersecurity sector. The opportunity for ANSSI, alongside Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State for Digital Technology, to meet the private cybersecurity trust service and products providers present in the France pavilion.

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