The cybersecurity threat landscape has changed dramatically since last year’s elections.
More and more companies are moving their systems to cloud-based platforms, and some even plan to take down the government itself.
Now it’s the turn of the government to step in.
In a press release announcing the U.S. Cyber Command’s cyberthreat strategy, President Trump said his administration is determined to defend the nation from cyberattacks and to respond to any new threats.
This strategy will focus on disrupting the ability of adversaries to gain operational control over networks and information, and ensure the protection of critical infrastructure, the president said.
“We will be the nation’s strongest, most resilient cyberpower,” he said.
The new cyber strategy, which was released Monday, comes as the government is grappling with the emergence of new cyber threats and how best to respond.
A group of senior officials is currently meeting with top cybersecurity experts from industry, academia, government and private sector to work out the best way to address cyberthreat vulnerabilities, such as malware, ransomware, and denial-of-service attacks.
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