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Weeks before Election Day, Putin trolls the US with an offer for cyber truce

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

Russian attackers are actively trying to exploit U.S. political divisions prior to Nov. 3, American officials have warned.

Israel, UAE say they’re allies in cyberspace. They have plenty of tech power to draw upon.

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The collaboration highlights the increasingly important role that cybersecurity plays in diplomatic relations.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

Estonia debuts first-ever cyber diplomacy training

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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 again wants the State Department to pay more attention to the internet

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The Cyber Diplomacy Act proposes the State Department position report directly to the secretary of State or deputy secretary of State, an elevation from a prior version of that proposed the new position be designated “assistant secretary.”

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