Cyber security is vital to protecting and advancing America’s national interests. As articulated in the 2010 U.S. National Security Strategy, which reaffirmed long-standing priorities in American foreign policy, these interests include:
The security of the United S • tates, its citizens, and its allies and partners.
A strong, innovative and growing U.S. economy in an open international economic system that promotes opportunity and prosperity.
Respect for universal values at home and around the world.10
Increasingly, America’s ability to achieve these interests depends on reliable and secure access to the Internet, which is “a network that magnifies the power and potential...