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Cyber Brief: White House and Department of Defense Cyber Strategies

Published: Sep 26, 2018

Edited by: Michael Martelle and Rosemary Tropeano

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Cyber Brief: White House and Department of Defense Cyber Strategies

Last week the White House and the Defense Department issued new documents on cyberspace strategy. This posting includes the new issuances and presents them with current national security and strategy documents for immediate context as well as past White House and Department of Defense documents tracing the evolution of cyber strategy in the United States Government.

 

CURRENT TOP-LEVEL STRATEGIC DOCUMENTS

The White House, "National Security Strategy of the United States," released December 2017, Unclassified


Defense Department, "Summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy of the United States of America," released January 19, 2018, Unclassified.


The White House, "National Cyber Strategy of the United States of America," September 21, 2018. Unclassified.


Department of Defense, "Summary: Department of Defense Cyber Strategy 2018," released September 19, 2018. Unclassified.


Department of Defense, "Fact Sheet: 2018 DoD Cyber Strategy and Cyber Posture Review: Sharpening our Competitive Edge in Cyberspace," released September 19, 2018. Unclassified.

 

EVOLUTION OF THE NATIONAL CYBER STRATEGY

The White House, Defending America's Cyberspace: National Plan for Information Systems Protection Version 1.0, An Invitation to Dialogue, 2000. Unclassified.


The White House, The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, February 2003. Unclassified.


The White House, Cyberspace Policy Review: Assuring a Trusted and Resilient Information and Communications Infrastructure, May 8, 2009. Unclassified.


The White House, International Strategy for Cyberspace: Prosperity, Security, and Openness in a Networked World, May 2011. Unclassified.


The White House, "National Cyber Strategy of the United States of America," September 21, 2018. Unclassified.

 

EVOLUTION OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CYBER STRATEGY AND DOCTRINE

Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Publication 3-13, Joint Doctrine for Information Operations, October 9, 1998. Unclassified.


United States Space Command, Concept of Operations for Computer Network Defense, October 1, 1999. Unclassified.


Department of Defense, Information Operations Roadmap, October 30, 2003, Secret [Excised].


Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, The National Military Strategy for Cyberspace Operations, December 2006. Secret.


United States Strategic Command, CDRUSSTRATCOM CONPLAN 8039-0, February 28 2008. Secret. (FOIA 18-002)


Department of Defense, Department of Defense Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace, July 2011. Unclassified .


Department of Defense, Department of Defense Cyberspace Policy Report: A Report to Congress Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, Section 934 , November 2011. Unclassified.


Barack Obama, Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-20, Subject: U.S. Cyber Operations Policy, October 16, 2012. Top Secret.


Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Publication 3-13, Information Operations, November 27, 2012. Unclassified.


Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Publication 3-12 (R), Cyberspace Operations, February 3, 2013. Unclassified.


Department of Defense, The DOD Cyber Strategy, April 17, 2015. Unclassified.


United States Cyber Command, "Achieve and Maintain Cyberspace Superiority: Command Vision for US Cyber Command," released March 23, 2018, (12 pages), Unclassified


Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Publication 3-12, Cyberspace Operations, June 8 2018. Unclassified.


Department of Defense, "Summary: Department of Defense Cyber Strategy 2018," released September 19, 2018. Unclassified.


Department of Defense, "Fact Sheet: 2018 DoD Cyber Strategy and Cyber Posture Review: Sharpening our Competitive Edge in Cyberspace," released September 19, 2018. Unclassified.