Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense Regardng Cybersecurity

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Title

Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense Regardng Cybersecurity

Description

The purpose of the Agreement is to set forth terms by which DHS and DOD will provide personnel, equipment, and facilities in order to increase interdepartmental collaboration in strategic planning for the Nation's cybersecurity, mutual support for cybersecurity capabilities development, and synchronization of current operational cybersecurity mission activities. Implementing this Agreement will focus national cybersecurity efforts, increasing the overalI capacity and capability of both DHS' s homeland security and DoD' s national security missions, while providing integral protection for privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.

Part of the United State's strategy for cybersecurity is to make partnerships; both within the government and also the private sector. The DHS and DOD agreement implements this strategy since both are tasked with protecting the nation.

Date

October 13, 2010

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Citation

Department of Homeland Security, "Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense Regardng Cybersecurity," in Cyberwar Resources Guide, Item #102, http://www.projectcyw-d.org/resources/items/show/102 (accessed June 18, 2019).