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White House NSC reveals via Twitter

[서울=뉴시스]The White House National Security Council (NSC) announced on Twitter that the Ransomware Working Group held its first meeting. The photo is taken from NSC’s Twitter (@WHNSC). 2021.09.13.

[서울=뉴시스] Reporter Ye-jin Kim = The White House announced that it held the first meeting of the Working Group on Ransomware Response with South Korea.

The White House National Security Council (NSC) announced in a tweet posted on the 11th (local time) that it had held its first meeting the night before.

The NSC stressed that the meeting “shows the strength of the ROK-U.S. alliance,” strengthening cooperation in combating ransomware and other cybercrime.

“International cooperation is essential to combat cybercrime around the world,” he said.

Earlier in July, the Blue House National Security Office announced that it was planning to conduct an urgent inspection of the pan-government cyber threats and response system, and to launch a ‘Korea-US Cyber ​​Working Group’ to jointly deal with hacking.

The National Security Office explained that on the same day, the National Cyber ​​Security Policy Coordination Meeting was held via video at the Blue House National Crisis Management Center, presided over by National Security Office Director Suh Hoon.

This is in accordance with the agreement on the promotion of cyber security cooperation at the Korea-US summit in May of this year.

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