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Cybersecurity and Deterrence

Persistent Engagement with Chinese Characteristics

In 2018, U.S. cyber strategy shifted from a reactive, deterrence-based approach to the forward-postured, proactive policy of persistent engagement. Persistent engagement broadly entails more active defense against cyberattacks and a more constant pace of operations. The strategy rests on theoretical conceptions of the cyber domain recently advanced by scholars, but also on the argument that America’s competitors have long been practicing the same. For example, U.S.

Cybersecurity and Deterrence

A Response on Persistent Engagement and Agreed Competition

In a recent Lawfare essay, Jim Miller and Neal Pollard offer an important and positive assessment of the strategy of persistent engagement, a strategic approach designed to thwart adversary cyberspace campaigns by continuously anticipating and exploiting vulner

Cybersecurity and Deterrence

Persistent Engagement: Foundation, Evolution and Evaluation of a Strategy

In 2018, U.S. Cyber Command was elevated to a unified combatant command, one of only four of these functional commands in the U.S. military. To harken the institution’s independence, Cyber Command released a strategic vision announcing a new concept of persistent engagement. The document explained that:

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