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Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data
Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.
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."
White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei
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
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.
Congress again wants the State Department to pay more attention to the internet
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.”