In order to support economic growth and security in the Indo-Pacific, Quad has come together to combat ransomware threats.

Quad Foreign Ministers from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States met in New York . They reaffirm their partnership to combat ransomware attacks on the cyber infrastructure that supports Indo-Pacific economic growth and security .

New Delhi, India, September 23: In a joint statement, the Quad pledges to open and safe cyberspace, as well as the capacity to combat ransomware attacks on the cyber-infrastructure that facilitates Indo-Pacific economic growth and protection.We are committed to a free, secure, stable, accessible, and peaceful cyberspace, and we encourage regional efforts to improve countries' ability to implement the UN Framework for Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace, according to the release.The Ministers reaffirm our partnership to combat ransomware attacks on the cyber infrastructure that supports Indo-Pacific economic growth and security.On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Quad Foreign Ministers from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States met in New York on Thursday.

We pledge to continue to partner on capacity-building initiatives and initiatives in the Indo-Pacific that aim to enhance regional security and resilience to ransomware attacks.They decided to address the global threat of ransomware, which has been an obstacle to Indo-Pacific economic growth and security, recalling their last Quad Foreign Ministers Meeting on February 11, 2022.The ransomware's transnational nature could jeopardize our national security, finance sector, and business sector, critical infrastructure, and the protection of personal data, according to the article.They also praised the efforts made by the 36 countries that support the US-led Counter Ransomware Initiative (CRI) and the regular, practical-oriented consultations on cybercrime in the Indo-Pacific zone, according to Quad Foreign Affairs Ministers.

The Ministers also highlighted that practical cooperation among Indo-Pacific partners in combating ransomware would result in denying ransomware actors in the area a safe haven.Ministers also stressed the importance of a multistakeholder approach to Internet governance, which includes promoting the role of existing mechanisms such as the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), as a long-term solution to combating ransomware.According to the report, a new deal must be drafted in a technologically stable and flexible way that does not include particular tools or criminal methods.