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Cybersecurity policy refers to a course of action adopted by a state, an organization, or a set of actors with the aim of ensuring cybersecurity and/or digital competitiveness as well as defining the individual and collective responsibilities in pursuit of that goal.
Introduction: What Is Cybersecurity Policy and Why Does It Matter?
Cybersecurity policy refers to a course of action adopted by a state, an organization, or a set of actors with the aim of ensuring cybersecurity and/or digital competitiveness as well as defining the individual and collective responsibilities in pursuit of that goal. Broadly conceived, this area of public policy concerns complex, multifaceted, and dynamic security and business innovation related to information and communications technology (ICT). Cybersecurity policymaking includes legal, regulatory, technical, organizational, behavioral, international, and other capacity-building areas. Policy dimensions attached to these include information...
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