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Watchdog suggests State Department should have used 'evidence' to explain new cyber bureau

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

Slides and a memo weren't enough to justify the proposal, the GAO said.

Proposed State Department bureau takes wrong approach to U.S. cyber diplomacy

by Andy Taylor • 2 years ago

In this op-ed, a former House staffer says there are two fundamental and related problems with the department’s proposed cyber bureau.

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."

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years 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 • 3 years ago

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

Definitions for cyberwar terms sought by House lawmakers

by Shaun Waterman • 4 years ago

The resolution reflects the thinking of many experts who say the U.S. needs to be more candid about its "red lines" in cyberspace and other elements of its strategic thinking about cybersecurity.

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