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Estonia debuts first-ever cyber diplomacy training

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Estonia hosted its first “summer school” for 80 diplomats who work on cyber issues from 26 NATO and EU countries last week as part of its efforts to get cyber diplomats up to speed on international norms and technical developments in cyberspace.

State Department proposes new $20.8 million cybersecurity bureau

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The new bureau, with a projected staff of 80 and budget of $20.8 million, would be led by a Senate-confirmed coordinator and “ambassador-at-large."

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.

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