Rex Tillerson proposes new 'cyber bureau' at the State Department
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
Congress took the first step in reestablishing a State Department office that was dedicated to developing global norms for digital espionage and more.
The confrontation that fueled the fallout between Kaspersky and the U.S. government
“This was a clear signal from the FSB to the U.S. to get off their intelligence asset,” a senior U.S. official told CyberScoop
How China's cyber command is being built to supersede its U.S. military counterpart
“There’s really nothing like it in America. And that's for a good reason."
EU countries agree to collectively punish attacker when a member is hacked
The European Union’s 28-nation bloc is in agreement concerning how to punish hackers. On Monday, the European Council announced a joint framework, dubbed the “cyber diplomacy toolbox,” to guide how member countries should uniformly respond to malicious cyber activity, which includes steps to cooperatively impose economic sanctions, travel bans, asset freezes and blanket bans against responsible parties.
U.S. sends diplomats into info battles unarmed, experts say
In the fight against Russian misinformation campaigns, U.S. diplomats are hamstrung by outdated laws and rules, and they are technologically ill-equipped for battle, a State Department advisory panel was told Tuesday.