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With White House coordinator gone, DHS official calls for U.S. leadership on cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

In the wake of the White House’s decision to eliminate its top cybersecurity position, a Department of Homeland security official has called on the U.S. government to robustly engage on cyber policy issues on the world stage.

Lawmakers introduce bill to save top White House cyber job after Bolton eliminated it

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

House Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation to codify a top cybersecurity position at the White House following National Security Adviser John Bolton’s decision to eliminate the role.

The uphill battle to relaunch State Department's cybersecurity policy office

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Restoring the department’s cybersecurity policy office to a prominent place in the agency can’t come soon enough for advocates of U.S. digital diplomacy.

Hoping to fill a global void, private companies push for 'cyber norms'

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

Private technology companies are hoping to fill a void left by governments that have continued to face international road blocks to create cyber norms.

Rex Tillerson proposes new 'cyber bureau' at the State Department

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

The secretary of State wants to create a Bureau for Cyberspace and the Digital Economy, led by an assistant secretary confirmed by Congress.

Cyber diplomacy office at State Department would return under House-passed bill

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Congress took the first step in reestablishing a State Department office that was dedicated to developing global norms for digital espionage and more.

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