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9788466479?profile=RESIZE_400xThe U.S. Department of State will create a Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy, led by a Senate-confirmed ambassador-at-large, to advance its cybersecurity diplomacy efforts, according to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The move is a response to a challenging global threat landscape including ransomware attacks believed to be regularly carried out from Russian soil.

Readers can see the current state of cyber security for federal agencies HERE

Blinken formally announced the office whi

9747897664?profile=RESIZE_400xA recent bipartisan report by the US Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee shows that key government agencies have made little progress in terms of cybersecurity over the past two years.  A report published in 2019 found that eight federal agencies failed to meet even the basic cybersecurity standards and protocols. Two years later, cybersecurity at those agencies was again analyzed and the findings are as described in the new report “stark.”

The new report, titled “Feder