Biden's Cybersecurity Strategy Includes Regulation, Hostile Network Disruption, Report
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Slate’s Fred Kaplan got a draft copy of President Biden’s much-anticipated National Cybersecurity Strategy, a 36-page document that spells out mandatory regulations on apparently a “wide swath” of American industries and details how U.S. defense, intelligence, and law enforcement agencies will be empowered to hack into the computer networks of criminals and foreign governments either proactively or in response to attacks.
The draft document, which Biden has yet to sign, states in a five-page section titled “Disrupt and Dismantle Threat Activities,” “Our goal is to make malicious actors incapable of mounting sustained cyber-enabled campaigns that would threaten the national security or public safety of the United States.”
The draft says the U.S. will “disrupt and dismantle” hostile networks as part of a persistent, continuous…
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