U.S. House representatives to discuss Cyber Diplomacy Act during bipartisan Auburn University live virtual event

Published: April 13, 2021
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Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security will host U.S. Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Jim Langevin, D-R.I., during a bipartisan live virtual event Thursday, April 15, titled “Relaunching the Cyber Diplomacy Act.”

McCaul, the House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member, and Langevin, who serves as a member of the U.S. Solarium Commission and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on cyber, innovate technologies and information systems, will discuss the significance of the Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2021 and its key elements, including how the cyber portfolio would be elevated within the State Department.

Frank Cilluffo, director of the McCrary Institute and member of the Solarium Commission, will moderate the conversation, which will include an audience question-and-answer session. The event begins at 1 p.m. CT.

Questions can be submitted via the McCrary Institute’s social channels on YouTube, Facebook or Twitter. To register for the event, click here and watch it live here.

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