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— Read it here first: A bill creating a cyber diplomacy office at the State Department is making a comeback. The new legislation, sponsored by top House Foreign Affairs Republican Michael McCaul and Chairman Eliot Engel, tweaks a bill from last Congress.
— The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee today will solicit information about how the shutdown is affecting DHS. Expect cybersecurity to come up at the roundtable.
— House panels are getting their cybersecurity subcommittee leadership in order. Some chairmen were announced Wednesday, and more might be announced at organizational meetings today.
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PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
— Attivo Networks on Wednesday named Chris Roberts as its chief security strategist. He most recently worked at LARES as chief of adversarial research and engineering.
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