International

Credit Rating Agency: New EU Laws Will Improve Firms’ Cyber Resilience Globally 

The Digital Operational Resilience Act would force non-EU companies with a significant presence in member states to create subsidiaries that can be regulated under their jurisdiction. 

Justice Pursues Collaboration to Fight Cyber Crime with EU Member States

Under an executive order on the responsible development of digital assets, the department recently recommended the U.S. deepen its investment in international organizations to counter ransomware and other illicit activity.

Government Leaders: Export Controls, Public-Private Partnerships Key To Safeguarding U.S. Tech Development

Reps. Jim Himes and Brad Wenstrup joined Commerce Undersecretary Alan Estevez talking about the national security implications hinging on the U.S.’s leadership in emerging tech innovation.

Bipartisan House Reps. Call for Renewal of Tariff Moratorium on Digital Goods

As leaders convene for the World Trade Organization’s Ministerial Conference, Congress asked U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to renew the moratorium on tariffs on electronic transmission.

China Compromised Telecom Firms Using Known Vulnerabilities, Federal Agencies Warn

The alert comes as the U.S. continues negotiations with countries like Russia and China on what constitutes “cybercrime” at the United Nations.

Trackers Say Sanctions Against Crypto Exchanges Are Working in Ransomware Fight

One witness testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee called for greater international enforcement against money laundering.

US-EU Trade Meeting Highlights Semiconductor Independence, Emerging Tech Protocol

The Trade and Technology Council’s second meeting, held in Paris, will further the transatlantic dialogue surrounding tech trade and usage policy.

US Signs on to New Electronic Evidence Protocol in International Cybercrime Agreement 

The new protocol is officially being added to the Budapest Convention—an arrangement between 66 member-states—after four years of negotiations.

US, Allied Cybersecurity Agencies, Advise Reviewing Contracts with Tech Vendors

A joint advisory from CISA, domestic partners and counterpart agencies in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance warns of a heightened threat to managed service providers and their customers.

US and Allies Attribute Attack on U.S. Satellite Provider in Ukraine to Russia

Officials are highlighting significant spillover effects from the attack—including damage to infrastructure supporting wind farms—into Central Europe.

Survey: 93% of Americans Fear Cyber Warfare Against U.S.

A consumer survey suggests Americans are taking some steps to prepare for possible cyber warfare.

NSA Chief: Cyber Command Did 9 International Missions Last Year

The dual-hatted head of the spy agency and military command has been conducting proactive missions to diffuse cyber threats to U.S. elections and other critical infrastructure and stressed the importance of artificial intelligence to advance those efforts.

Global Financial Crimes Organization Releases Guide on NFTs

The report, issued by the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, intends to help guide public and private entities when participating in the growing NFT market. 

U.S. Enters International Initiative to Oppose Online Disinformation and Censorship

The consortium of countries will work to advance an inclusive global internet to combat digital censorship.

U.S. Joins ‘Historic’ Global Group Focused on Data Privacy

The newly-formed Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum aims to promote international data sharing with an emphasis on bridging differences in privacy frameworks.

More International Quantum Partnerships Likely As U.S. Stakes Claim In Field

The U.S. is keen to get ahead in the global quantum race as national security and technological innovation intersect.