This strategy, led by ANSSI, is the result of coordinated interdepartmental efforts to respond to emerging issues of the digital age.
The digital transition favours innovation and growth, yet it simultaneously carries risks for the State, economic stakeholders and citizens. Cybercrime, espionage, propaganda, sabotage and excessive exploitation of personal data threaten digital trust and security, thus calling for a collective and coordinated response based on five strategic priorities:
“By reinforcing digital security, we favour the development of a cyberspace that provides a sustainable source of growth and opportunities for French companies, thus asserting our democratic values and safeguarding our citizens’ digital lives and personal data.”
Manuel Valls, Prime Minister of France
Besides national issues, France is also committed to its European and international partners to contribute to the overall stability of cyberspace and strengthening of the worldwide digital security.