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•Promote American Prosperity: We will preserve America’s influence in the technological ecosystem and pursue development of cyberspace as an open engine of economic growth, innovation, and efficiency. To do this, we will support a vibrant and resilient digital economy, foster and protect American ingenuity, and develop a superior cybersecurity workforce. •Preserve Peace through Strength We will identify, counter, disrupt, degrade, and deter behavior in cyberspace that is destabilizing and contrary to our national interests, while preserving America’s overmatch in and through cyberspace. To achieve this, we will do ourpart to enhance cyber stability through norms of responsible state behavior, attribution of unacceptable behavior in cyberspace, and the imposition of costs on malicious cyber actors
•Advance American Influence We will preserve the long-term openness, interoperability, security, and reliability of the Internet, which supports and is reinforced by America’s interests. We will take specific global efforts to promote these objectives, while supporting market growth for infrastructure and emerging technologies and building cyber capacity internationally It is easy to confuse the 2018 National Cyber Strategy to its two predecessors (2009 Cyberspace policy review and 2003 National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace) since all three documents have the same goal: working with the private sector, securing government networks, establishing robust partnerships for sharing information about online threats and hardening critical infrastructure (4). The new strategy is an updated version of the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace that came out in 2003. This new document builds on the original version factoring in the current threat levels with one of the most notable updates that is the new strategy defines cyber as an element of national power and outlining a more aggressive stance against nations that intend the United stated cyber harm such as Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran (5). Despite a recent flurry of strategy documents and executive orders, the Trump administration still does not have a cohesive cybersecurity strategy. In order to make more ideal cyber strategy plan that focus offensively and defensively on the network including strengthening current defenses, sharing information amongst governmental agencies, and securing critical infrastructure. A separate national cyber strategy would focus on securing the US computer systems, data and networks by allocating more money for their protection and by allocating more money and time and energy to regularly update, measure and test their security. It would also charge the government with attacking its own servers and systems domestically to identify possible vulnerabilities before adversaries had a chance to exploit them instead encouraging officials to strike out at overseas targets. Another tactic would reserve the use of offensive cyber