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June 25, 2024

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State Dept.’s Fick: Cyber bureau should be evaluated on diplomat readiness to work on cybersecurity, digital issues

By Jacob Livesay / June 7, 2024

The efforts of the State Department’s Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy should be evaluated based on how prepared diplomats are to help with cyber capacity building and understanding the digital realm, according to bureau chief Nate Fick.

“Every nickel we spend is a taxpayer nickel, so yes, we have to be evaluated against some clear criteria,” Fick said during a fireside chat with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius at a Thursday event.

The event also featured former acting...


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