March 20, 2023

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Regulatory Harmonization in Cyber Incident Reporting: Best Idea for Security?

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In March 2022, the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act (CIRCIA) was enacted in the U.S. with a clear purpose to improve the nation’s cybersecurity by requiring covered entities to report significant cyber incidents, including payments made for ransomware attacks. The law, and its rulemaking that is required of the Department of Homeland Security’s […]

February 28, 2023

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Driving Tech Circularity Forward: a View of Europe’s Plans in 2023

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The European Commission will be soon releasing a proposal on the “Right to Repair”. The overarching goal of the initiative is to extend the time during which consumers use products before discarding them. This blog provides recommendations for a “Right to Repair” done right.

February 7, 2023

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Cisco’s goal to train 2.6 million people with digital skills across the European Union

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As the the European Year of Skills kicks off, Cisco has announced its goal to train 2.6 million people across the European Union in digital and cybersecurity skills over the next 10 years, through the Networking Academy. This blog explores Cisco's contribution to building a stronger digital Europe.

February 3, 2023

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President Biden Announces Intent to Appoint Maria Martinez to National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

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Maria Martinez, Cisco COO, looks forward to working with NSTAC members in advising the U.S. president on 21st-century solutions to enable a secure and digital future.

January 24, 2023

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Cisco Applauds CISA’s ‘K-12 Protecting Our Future Report’

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Statement by Bill Davenport, Senior Director, Spectrum & Technology Policy, Government Affairs: Today’s report by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is an important recognition of the incredibly diverse cyber threat landscape facing K-12 education organizations across the country. No school district is immune from cyberattacks in today’s hyper-connected world, and it’s critical that […]

January 24, 2023

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We Can’t Ignore the Digital Skills Shortage: Six Public Policies to Address This 21st-Century Crisis

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Businesses, governments, universities, nonprofits, and other organizations are entering a new era of connectivity and technology. Whether to boost productivity, improve public services, or help make cities more sustainable, this rapid adoption of technology is creating endless benefits. However, one challenge is threatening to stall the digital transformation of the future: the growing digital skills […]

November 9, 2022

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Trust, Transparency and Transatlantic Data Flows

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The new EU-US Data Protection Framework is intended to create an effective mechanism for transatlantic data flows and to bring renewed legal certainty. This blog looks at approaches to privacy, trust and the roles of government and industry: what are consumers thinking?

August 1, 2022

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Jeff Campbell to Serve as Cisco’s Chief Government Strategy Officer

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Today, I am excited to announce that Senior Vice President Jeff Campbell has been promoted to Chief Government Strategy Officer of Cisco. Jeff succeeds Michael Timmeny, who previously held the role and opened Cisco’s Washington, D.C. office in 1998. Michael will now serve as an Executive Advisor for Cisco. As Chief Government Strategy Officer, Jeff […]