Establishing government / industry partnerships for telecommunications security

1. Insuring the safety and security of those who use the Internet is critical to protecting individual rights, including the right to privacy and the growth of e-commerce. Hence, industry and governments share a common need to locate and identify individuals who exploit information technology networks for criminal purposes.

2. Effective solutions telecommunications security issues will require a working relationship between industry and governments that is grounded in a respect for, and better understanding of, each other's needs and capabilities. It will require vigilance to protect individual rights, civil liberties and the confidentiality of legitimate communications. Ultimately, it will require solutions that are global, flexible and readily adaptable to rapid technological change.

Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies