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Mare, Fanny 0 CyberSecurity is National Security ISS 3130 FANNY MARE
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Mare Fanny 1 Fanny Mare Professor Ivette Wooley ISS 3130 March 10, 2018 CyberSecurity is National Security Cybersecurity is an up and coming threat that must be. Taken seriously but with other pressing problems occurring such as North Koreas missile program or Iran’s destabilizing activities in the middle east it was not expected to be a major part of his strategy, his administration decided otherwise. National security strategy documents are not known to be the primary reason for big policy change but rather an articulation of major themes of what the government should do in response to threats that will drive the change itself. Instead of the usual side comments about cyber security the Trump administration decided to reference the topic thru ought the document show their understanding that it is essential to the united states national security. The document itself was tough on topics such as: calling out china for “cyber-enabled economic warfare” as well as asserting that Russia “uses information operations as part of its offensive cyber efforts to influence public opinion across the globe.”. Surprisingly enough the Strategy document did not give protections of elections in the U.S. nor gives solutions to prevent tampering with elections in the future. Even if this was expected to be included in the cybersecurity plan there was an abundance of themes for other topics that seem to have overshadowed the need for answers in election security. National security is and always will be
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Mare Fanny 2 the number 1 priority of almost every agency in the united states whether it be Homeland security or the FBI. In December the Trump administration released its national security strategy. The National Security Strategy (NSS) is a document prepared by the executive branch of government to help bring light to national security concerns and possible solutions to each and every one listed, the document itself is usually very general in themes due to the fact that supporting document such as the NMS (National Military Strategy) goes into further detail on the concepts expressed in the NSS. The four main parts of the document were: “Protect the American People, the Homeland, and the American Way of Life”, “Promote American Prosperity”, “Preserve Peace through Strength”, “Advance American Influence”, with cybersecurity being a major part of the first three. The first part of the document shows how the U.S. will use “cyberspace activities” to defeat jihadist terrorist going into great detail on the “going dark” problem. The first part also has a section dedicated to “Keep America safe in the cyber era”. The second section of the document containing language referring to china’s theft of intellectual property and characterizes china’s actions as “cyber-enabled economic warfare”, although a nice addition to the document it is not new as Obama’s administration tried a similar approach. The third section of the document is
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