As part of the Beyond the Border initiative, the U.S. and Canada are strengthening cybersecurity cooperation.
In a move that received little attention, both countries recently announced a joint cybersecurity action plan. Cyber threats know no national borders which has made the issue an important security concern.
A fully integrated North American security perimeter would be entrusted with preventing and responding to any such attacks.
The agreement lays the framework for enhancing U.S.-Canada, bilateral cyber-security cooperation to better protect vital government and critical digital infrastructure and increase both countries ability to respond jointly and effectively to cyber incidents.
This will be achieved through joint projects and operational efforts, including joint briefings with the private sector and other stakeholders, and the enhancement of real-time information sharing between operation centres.
The deal will also works towards strengthening, cooperation on international cyber-security and Internet governance issues to promote prosperity, enhance security and preserve openness in our networked world.
Merging cyber threat strategies would force Canada to further bring its security practices in line with American ones and under the reach of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
On October 26, Public Safety Canada and the DHS released a Cybersecurity Action Plan which represents a key commitment under the Beyond the Border agreement.
A press release explained that the specific goals include, enhancing collaboration on cyber incident management between each countrys cyber security operations centres, improving information sharing and engagement with the private sector, and continuing the ongoing collaboration between Canada and the U.S. on the promotion of cyber security awareness to the public.
The new joint action plan promotes a shared approach to cybersecurity and digital critical infrastructure protection. Building on these initiatives, both countries also seek to further integrate cyber capabilities into military command structures.
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