Cybersecurity

House Foreign Affairs Leaders Push to Save State Cyber Office

A bipartisan bill would make the cyber coordinator’s office permanent and a presidential appointment.

Cybersecurity

Former State Cyber Coordinator Says It Was a Mistake to Close His Office

The department's former cyber coordinator Chris Painter worries the country is stepping back from its role as a global cyber leader.

Cybersecurity

Tillerson to Slash Cyber Office, Other Special Envoys

The move is part of a broader effort to streamline department operations and reduce its budget.

Cybersecurity

Democrats Attempt to Save State Department’s Cyber Office

An amendment to a major spending bill would prevent Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from closing or moving the cyber coordinator’s office.

Cybersecurity

Cyber Office or Not, State Dept. Will Shape International Cyber Rules, White House Official Says

White House Cyber Lead Rob Joyce also dove into the government's use of Kaspersky anti-virus products and how agency leaders will be held accountable for breaches.

Cybersecurity

International Group Aims to Protect the Core of the Public Internet

Its first task will be tackling what infrastructure should be protected from intelligence services and other groups.

Cybersecurity

White House Cyber Czar to Play Role in Kushner Innovation Office

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce will help ensure any government modernization programs build cybersecurity in, he said.

Cybersecurity

International Group Sees New Niche for Bringing Stability to Cyberspace

The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace is on a 3-year mission to create rules of the road.

Cybersecurity

New International Cyber Rules Likely Off the Table for UN Experts Group

The UN group affirmed international law applies in cyberspace and stated nations should not hack each other’s critical infrastructure during previous meetings.

CIO Briefing

To Counter Russia’s Cyber Prowess, US Army Launches Rapid-Tech Office

The battle for eastern Ukraine shows how the pace of innovation in electronic warfare is picking up.