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Cyber ambassador nominee calls for more cyber policy muscle at US...

The nominee to be the first US ambassador for cyberspace and digital policy has called for more cyber policy muscle at the US State Department.

US warns of citizens of rising SMS phishing attacks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has warned US citizens of a rising tide of SMS phishing attacks in the country.

US House of Representatives pass two cybersecurity bills

The US House of Representatives has this week passed the Energy Cybersecurity University Leadership Act and the RANSOMWARE Act.

US to offer $10m for information on hackers linked to North...

The US State Department has revealed it is offering up to $10m as a reward for information on people associated with North Korean state-sponsored hacking gangs.

US Senators introduce quantum computing cybersecurity bill

A bill introduced into the US Senate will seek to strengthen security against threats of quantum-computing.

CISA set to open UK-based office to foster global cooperation

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has revealed it is set to open an office in the UK to ‘boost international cooperation and collaboration’. 

Fed Vice Chair calls for quick action on crypto regulation

The cryptocurrency industry needs strong regulation before it becomes so pervasive it poses financial stability risks, claims Federal Reserve Vice Chair Lael Brainard.

Australian BNPL Openpay exits US market

Openpay, an Aussie buy now, pay later (BNPL) company, has ended operations in the US market and laid off the majority of its staff in the country, Reuters has claimed.

Why Roe v Wade’s overturning is strengthening demands for online privacy

Last week, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, ending 50 years of the ability for women to get an abortion as a constitutional right. This is now leading to increased calls for increased online privacy, claims Cyberscoop.

President Biden signs two cybersecurity bills into law

President Joe Biden has signed two bipartisan cybersecurity bills into law to strengthen the country against the growing challenges of cybercrime.

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