On September 20, 2018, the Trump administration released a comprehensive National Cyber Strategy. This document builds on initiatives outlined in Executive Order 13800, “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure”(May 2017). (See our Legal Update.) The strategy’s stated objective is to “ensure the American people continue to reap the benefits of a secure cyberspace that reflects our principles, protects our security, and promotes our prosperity.” Specifically, the strategy is structured around four pillars.

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