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Kiersten Todt
CISA Chief of Staff Kiersten Todt spoke during the Fortune CEO Initiative in Washington on Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo by Rebecca Greenfield for Fortune Magazine/Flickr/Creative Commons)

CISA Chief of Staff Kiersten Todt to step down

After nearly two years at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Todt will leave for a job in the private sector.
WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 30: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during the Summit for Democracy on March 30, 2023 in Washington, DC. The theme for the final day of the summit encompassed “Advancing Technology for Democracy” and included speakers from the Department of Homeland Affairs and and representatives from intelligence agencies (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Biden administration goes global in effort to constrain spyware use

Eleven nations agreed on Thursday to responsible use of commercial spyware. Israel, a key spyware exporter, is not part of the deal.
President Joe Biden speaks about the U.S. response to the high-altitude Chinese balloon and three other objects that were recently shot down by the U.S. military over American airspace, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex Feb. 16, 2023 in Washington. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Biden’s national cybersecurity strategy advocates tech regulation, software liability reform

The strategy represents a shift in how Washington approaches cybersecurity, veering toward a more strictly regulated approach.