Former US president Bush signed the cybersecurity strategy nearly a week after the "Sapphire" Internet worm slowed Web traffic and disrupted bank cash machine services, airline flights and other critical parts of the Internet infrastructure.
A crucial perspective was that offered by the White House’s 2003 “National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace”, which defined cyberspace as the “nervous system the control system of the US composed of hundreds of thousands of interconnected computers, servers, routers, switches, and fiber optic cables that allow our critical infrastructures to work.
The strategy is expected to recommend steps industry and government can take to improve the nation's computer security network.
The Us national cybersecurity strategy identifies three strategic objectives:
- Prevent cyber attacks against America's critical infrastructures
- Reduce national vulnerability to cyber attacks
- Minimize damage and recovery time from cyber attacks
This cybersecurity strategy have five magor national priorities as follow:
- National Cyberspace Security Response System
- National Cyberspace Security Threat and Vulnerability Reduction Program
- National Cyberspace Security Awareness and Training Program
- Securing Governments' Cyberspace
- National Security and International Cyberspace Security Cooperation
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