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House Foreign Affairs panel to mark up bill re-establishing State Dept. cyber office

November 13, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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The House Foreign Affairs Committee is expected on Wednesday to approve a bill offered by its chairman that would re-establish a State Department cyber-coordinator office eliminated by the Trump administration, as well as codify international cybersecurity norms backed by former President Obama, and direct President Trump to develop a cyber strategy that includes an assessment of deterrence measures.

The bill, H.R. 3776 by Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), would direct the State Department to establish an office of...

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