P. Karasev, Institute of Information Security Issues, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1 Michurinskii prosp., Moscow, 119234, Russian Federation (email@example.com)
Abstract. The article focuses on the shift of approach to information and communication technologies use in U.S. foreign policy over the last five years. Analyses touches upon the creation of a new field of political confrontation. The use of information and communication technologies for military-strategic and political purposes has a significant impact on international security. It is concluded, that we need to counter new threats emanating from cyberspace, while retaining its positive potential.
Keywords: Information security, cybersecurity, the USA, Russia, foreign policy, national security, digital diplomacy, the Internet, social media, public opinion
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