Just three months into his first term, with the flourish of a pen, President Donald Trump signed an executive order ostensibly to lay the groundwork for future cybersecurity policy.
Now as Americans go to the polls in record numbers and Trump vies for re-election, his uneven cybersecurity policy offers a few clues into what he might prioritize during a second term. The greatest potential for progress, say some experts, may come from the expansion of some very distinct successes during his first term: the centralization of the security and resiliency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and development of cybersecurity guidance for the Defense Department.
But before one can look ahead, he must look backwards. Having already done a close look at what a Biden-Harris administration might mean for cybersecurity policy, SC Media examines Trump's approach to cyber during his first term, for some insight into what could come from four more years.
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