May 13, 2021
House clears Cyber Diplomacy Act to authorize new cybersecurity policy bureau at State Department
The Cyber Diplomacy Act creating a “cyberspace” bureau at the State Department has taken a step forward with approval by the House, advancing a measure that reflects a recommendation of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.
The House voted Tuesday to approve the bill establishing a Bureau of International Cyberspace Policy at the State Department. Among its elements, the legislation emphasizes securing and establishing norms of behavior toward information and communications technology systems. It also directs the State Department to develop an...