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Congress again wants the State Department to pay more attention to the internet

by Jeff Stone • 4 months 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.”

Diplomacy won’t stop North Korean hacking, South Korean officials say

by Ryan Duffy • 11 months ago

Two top South Korean cybersecurity experts cautioned Thursday that their country is not prepared to stem the tide of North Korean hacking, regardless of two recent summits with Pyongyang that have taken place.

After Trump courts Kim, U.S. issues warning on North Korean malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Days after the historic United States-North Korea summit, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI has warned U.S. industry about a malware variant tied to North Korean government hackers.

The latest attempt by the State Department to set behavior norms

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The State Department has released guidelines for developing an array of consequences that Washington can impose on adversaries to ward off cyberattacks.

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.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

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

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