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Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council : Microsoft

Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council: MICROSOFT:


Microsoft has launched the first-ever “Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council”. It was launched with the aim of building a strong communications channel to address cyber threats and to share best practices among participating countries.

  • Cybersecurity Council comprises policy makers and influencers from countries like Indonesia, Korea, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Thailand.
  • It is supported by cybersecurity professionals. Council was set up with the aim of accelerating public-private partnerships in cybersecurity, and share threat intelligence.
  • Council was set up to build a strong coalition and to strengthen cyber security defense.
  • It was launched in the view that; these countries experience a higher-than-average encounter rates of malware and ransomware attacks.
  • They experience 1.6 times higher malware attacks and 1.7 times higher ransomware attacks as compared to other countries.