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Senate Confirms Fick as First U.S. Cyber Ambassador

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In a confirmation hearing last month, Fick called cyberspace “the next frontier of American diplomacy,’ and said that he would solidify a role for the State Department in addressing cyber threats alongside cyber leaders from other agencies.

Credit: The Record

The U.S. Senate confirmed Nathaniel Fick as the country's first ever cyber ambassador. 

Fick will head the State Department's Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy, an office that opened in April and is intended to address gaps in the government's global cyber response. 

The confirmation comes one day after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee advanced President Joe Biden's choice for the position.

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