The Evolution of US Cyber Strategy
Published March 15, 2022
Through the Obama administration, optimism about the capabilities of cyber warfare informed a cyber strategy that struggled in responding to the more pernicious uses of cybertechnologies. The Trump administration was more aggressive and assertive, but ultimately, its bottom-up approach to strategy formation proved challenging. The Biden administration faces a critical choice about what features of cyber strategy to adopt and which to create anew.
- Why is it important for the United States to have a cybersecurity strategy?
- How has US cybersecurity changed in the past decade? How might it change in the future?
- Listen to Jacquelyn Schneider and Herb Lin discuss “Cyber Power and Peril in the Post-COVID World.” Available here.
- Read “The Military May Be Sacrificing Too Much in the Name of Global Presence,” by Jacquelyn Schneider. Available here.
- Read “Iran Can Use Cyberattacks against the U.S. That’s Not Nearly as Bad as It Sounds,” by Jacquelyn Schneider. Available here.