US National Cybersecurity Strategy: Key Points

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Details about the just released strategy from the White House, with some good explanation of the key points:

  1. Defend critical infrastructure
  2. Disrupt and dismantle threat actors
  3. Shape market forces to drive security and resilience
  4. Invest in a resilient future
  5. Forge international partnerships to pursue shared goals

It’s a good time to be in the cybersecurity industry, and hopefully about to be a bad time for the bad actors!

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The US National Cybersecurity Strategy outlines the government's plan to protect the country's critical infrastructure and enhance the cybersecurity posture of both the public and private sectors. Here are some key points to know about the strategy:

  1. Protecting critical infrastructure

  2. Enhancing cybersecurity workforce

  3. Strengthening partnerships

  4. Promoting innovation

  5. Defending against malicious actors

Overall, the US National Cybersecurity Strategy is a comprehensive and forward-thinking plan that recognizes the complex nature of cybersecurity threats and the need for a collaborative and multifaceted approach to address them.

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The National Cybersecurity Strategy is a comprehensive plan outlining how the government of the United States will protect its critical infrastructure, national security, and economic interests from cyber threats. The strategy is built around five pillars:

Identifying Risks
Reduced Vulnerability
Threat Mitigation
Consequence Reduction
Improving Cybersecurity Results

The strategy emphasises the importance of collaboration and partnerships with private sector organisations, international allies, and the general public in order to achieve these goals. To improve cybersecurity outcomes, the strategy also emphasises the importance of developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce and investing in innovative technologies.


The US has announced its national cybersecurity strategy.This strategy calls for close cooperation between the public and private sectors and divided into five pillars

1. Protecting important infrastructure
2. Sabotaging and neutralising threat actors
3. Improving security and resilience by modifying market forces
4.Putting money towards a durable future
5. Establishing international collaboration to attain mutual objectives.

The US government is continuing efforts to strengthen the country's cybersecurity prowess as well as bolster its overall technology governance strategy. The world is increasingly complex and cyberthreats are growing more sophisticated, with ransomware attacks running into millions of dollars in economic. The National Cybersecurity Strategy reinforces the need for partnership to address cybersecurity challenges critical to our economic and national security.

Prevent abuse of U.S. infrastructure
Federal insurance backstop
Secure the technical foundation of the internet
Legislative requests

Cybersecurity is essential to the basic functioning of our economy, the operation of our critical infrastructure, the strength of our democracy and democratic institutions, the privacy of our data and communications, and our national defence.