The White House hosts the Quad Investor Network’s inaugural Quad Investment and Technology Dialogue | World News

Washington [US]October 19 (ANI): The Quad Investor Network (QUIN), created to promote joint investment in important and emerging technologies across the Quad countries, was held in the US, a White House press release said.

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October 16 At a meeting held last week, National Economic Council Director Lael Brainard, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and other senior administration officials addressed more than 40 business leaders from the Quad countries and discussed strategies to help attract private capital. increased, high-level, cross-border investment between Australia, India, Japan and the United States.

According to an official release, the event was also attended by high-ranking representatives from the embassies of Australia, India and Japan, as well as public and private sector leaders, who discussed investment opportunities in critical resources and new technologies to promote greater prosperity and security in the Indo-Pacific region. Region.

QUIN was launched this May at the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Hiroshima and serves as a network of investors and executives across the Quad countries to promote joint investment in critical and emerging technologies, according to the White House.

Earlier, the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quadrilateral comprising India, US, Japan and Australia on Wednesday launched a public campaign called Quad Cyber ​​​​Challenge to improve cyber security in all countries.

Quad invited Internet users across the Indo-Pacific and beyond to become part of the challenge and practice “safe and responsible cyber habits,” the National Security Council Secretariat said in a press release.

The Quad Cyber ​​Challenge represents an ongoing effort by the four countries to increase awareness and action on cybersecurity and promote a safer and more resilient cyber ecosystem that benefits the economy and consumers.

In an official statement, the Secretariat of the National Security Council said: “Internet users in the Indo-Pacific and beyond are invited to join the challenge and pledge to adopt safe and responsible cyber habits.”

It also added: “The challenge reflects Quad’s ongoing efforts to increase cybersecurity awareness and action among individuals and communities, and to promote a safer and more resilient cyber ecosystem that benefits the economy and consumers everywhere.”

The National Security Council Secretariat noted, “Internet users around the world are the targets of cybercrime and other malicious cyber threats that can cost trillions of dollars annually and compromise sensitive personal data.” (ANI)

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