Essay about Policies, Strategies, Future Success

767 Words Oct 14th, 2015 4 Pages
Policies, Strategies, Future Success
The United States leads a group of nations that advocate international law applies to Cyberspace, as noted by Harold Koh, a Legal Advisor for the U.S. Department of State, in his detailed remarks at USCYBERCOM Inter-Agency Legal Conference (Koh, 2012). The U.S. also pushes the edge in developing state and international strategies, which include cyberspace. How effective are the strategies if we continue to see state and non-state actors conducting cybered conflict? Current policies and strategies, as can be seen from the U.S., show positive movement in global security initiatives. Even with the initiatives, many states lack regulatory guidance and oversight to maintain and improve cyber defense for state and global security. The U.S. is a prime example of positive efforts, which still require specific guidance and ensured oversight.
Recently the Presidents from U.S. and China met to discuss several global concerns, in particular they discussed cyber security. During the meeting the two Presidents agreed to back specific initiatives that will help shape global security efforts (Office of the Press Secretary, 2015). This effort is on the same lines and highlights the critical areas that the U.S. is continuing to work with several other partner nations. Note that again the states are focused on the symptoms and not the disease. It is vital to stem the momentous symptoms occurring every day, but if critical infrastructure…

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