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Estonia debuts first-ever cyber diplomacy training

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Estonia hosted its first “summer school” for 80 diplomats who work on cyber issues from 26 NATO and EU countries last week as part of its efforts to get cyber diplomats up to speed on international norms and technical developments in cyberspace.

Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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.

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