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Common threads to international cyber diplomacy

Common threads to international cyber diplomacy

Christopher Painter, former coordinator for cyber issues at the State Department, discusses the importance of international cyber diplomacy.
Tech Leadership Series – Cloud

Tech Leadership Series – Cloud

Host Francis Rose explores some of the key issues facing federal cloud computing with Rep. Will Hurd and I.T. leaders...
State Department improves to C- on latest FITARA scorecard

State Department improves to C- on latest FITARA scorecard

Frontis Wiggins, CIO at the State Department, discusses how he and his team improved the State Department’s FITARA score by...
State Department braces for major restructuring

State Department braces for major restructuring

Ambassador Ronald Neumann, president of the American Academy of Diplomacy, discusses how the Trump Administration’s executive order on agency restructuring...
State Department CIO targeting cloud, artificial intelligence

State Department CIO targeting cloud, artificial intelligence

State Department chief information officer Frontis Wiggins discussed the push to cut costs at the agency, reduce duplicative IT, and...
The Diplomatic Corps & the presidential transition

The Diplomatic Corps & the presidential transition

Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, President of the American Foreign Service Association, discusses reports of resignations, retirements and rotations within the State...
Recruiting the next generation of foreign diplomats

Recruiting the next generation of foreign diplomats

Ambassador Arnold Chacon, director general of the Foreign Service and director of human resources at the State Department, discuss how...
Comey indicts State Department security culture

Comey indicts State Department security culture

Lawfare managing editor Susan Hennessey discussed FBI director James Comey’s indictment of security culture at the U.S. State Department.