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Washington, D.C. — Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul issued the following statement on the Biden administration’s international cybersecurity strategy meant to counter increasing threats from America’s adversaries, like Russia, the Chinese Communist Party, and cybercriminals.

“Cyber attacks by America’s adversaries are becoming more complex and aggressive every single day. I led the Cyber Diplomacy Act to create the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy because I know firsthand how dangerous these attacks can be. Cyber criminals and the unholy alliance of China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran want to leverage nascent technologies to accomplish their malign goals. It has been over a decade since the U.S has had an articulated global cyber strategy, and I’m pleased to see the administration taking this threat seriously by releasing this report. But actions speak louder than words. They must also be willing to use the tools Congress has given it to thwart the enemies of freedom.”