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World powers are pushing to build their own brand of cyber norms

by Shannon Vavra • 12 months ago

Two competing groups tied to the United Nations are trying to outmaneuver each other when it comes to establishing behavior norms in cyberspace.

State Department proposes new $20.8 million cybersecurity bureau

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year 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."

White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday intended to prevent U.S. companies from conducting business with the Chinese-based tech giant.

DNS hacks are attacks on critical infrastructure, senior U.S. diplomat says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Amb. Robert Strayer said if the recent spate of DNS hijackings are nation-state-baseds, they are no different than any other attacks on critical infrastructure.

U.S. looks to restart talks on global cyber norms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The Trump administration is looking to restart talks on global cyber norms a year after they collapsed in acrimony.

Top State Department cyber official 'optimistic’ of U.N. deal with Russia, China

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

In an interview with CyberScoop, Robert Strayer, the State Department’s top cybersecurity official, holds forth on a possible norms agreement with China and Russia.

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