Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 08/2014

The US Cyber Policy Reboot

Jason Healey

April 2012

Atlantic Council


Jason Healey, director of the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative, argues that 2011 has seen the most vigorous effort on the part of the United States government to establish a coordinated set of cyber policies in nearly a decade: “We have been wandering in a policy desert for years and while we may not have reached an oasis, we have found a glass with some water in it.”