In other words, Gration was the end user from hell for an understaffed IT team in a politically sensitive outpost. “He has willfully disregarded Department regulations on the use of commercial email for official government business,” the IG report noted, “including a front channel instruction from the Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security against such practice, which he asserted to the OIG team that he had not seen”—because he never used his secure network account.The article has more.
Monday, March 9, 2015
All Your Base Belong To Us
Gmail. Sweet shivering Shiva, on a unsecured locally acquired internet connection, using a unsecured laptop in a bathroom, the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya used Gmail for State Department business.