U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation Personnel Share Insights on Modern Cyber Threats

SUVA – The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sent personnel to Fiji during the week of April 8, 2019 to engage with Fiji regarding the FBI’s perspective on modern cyber threats. The representatives provided an overview of the current cyber threat landscape during the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association annual meeting and discussed the latest techniques to investigate cyber threats.

Additionally, the FBI led an exchange in Suva with the Reserve Bank of Fiji, the Reserve Bank Intelligence Unit, the Fiji Ministry of Communications, and The University of the South Pacific to share best practices on incident response and discussed how to create sustainable working relationships with law enforcement for cyber investigations.

To preserve cyberspace as an engine of a vibrant digital economy, the United States works with foreign partners and other stakeholder groups, including civil society and the private sector, to promote best practices and policies that enhance innovation, openness, and efficiency.

Through cooperation and engagements with foreign partners, allies and other stakeholders, including the private sector, the United States supports the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance.

The United States is committed to building the cyber capacity of our international partners. Through direct capacity building efforts, we assist partners in establishing and executing national cybersecurity strategies, addressing cybercrime, instituting cybersecurity standards, and protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats. Because of the interconnected nature of cyberspace, when our partners improve their cybersecurity practices, it ultimately makes other states, including the United States, safer and more resilient against cyber threats.