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Proposed State Department bureau takes wrong approach to U.S. cyber diplomacy
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
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
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
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
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.
Experts warn Congress of ongoing Russian information warfare against Europe
Russian intelligence forces are currently involved in an online, disinformation campaign to undermine several crucial, upcoming European elections, former President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves told lawmakers during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.