The Importance of U.S.-Japan Critical Infrastructure Protection Cooperation

Nov 30, 2004

Remarks to the U.S.-Japan CIP Forum Hosted by the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Washington, DC

“By now, the key government entities responsible for protecting our infrastructure in the U.S. and Japan have developed working relationships so that we are able to assist one another with early warning and other essential forms of cooperation. At this stage, both countries share a major interest in addressing our vulnerabilities from the rest of world. Therefore, the U.S. advocates efforts to shape the international environment in ways that reduce the risks to the global information infrastructures on which we depend.”

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