Why Lighting Other's Torches Matters

by Candice Frost

The Listening Post tells the stories of women in national security by sharing columns, interviews, and profiles of women who are ushering in the new era of national...

A Sisterhood of National Security Engineers

by Amy Chaput

The Listening Post tells the stories of women in the national security space by sharing experiences, interviews, and profiles of women who are ushering in the new era of national security.  Amy...

The Time for Tech Diplomacy is Now

by Lauren Zabierek

The Listening Post focuses on women in the national security space. This new column offers a collection of experienced national security insights, interviews, and profiles of women who are ushering...

Getting the Girl Factor right in National Security

by Lauren Buitta

This expert-driven national-security insight can’t be generated for free.  We invite you to support quality content by becoming a  Cipher Brief Level I Member .  Joining this experienced...

Increasing Women's Participation in National Security Begins by Talking with Girls

by Erin Connolly

Lauren Bean Buitta is the founder and CEO of Girl Security, and Erin Connolly is the organization’s Associate Director of Programming. Girl Security is a nonpartisan, citizen sector non-profit...

Taking the Long Way to a Rewarding Career

by Tish Long

This expert-driven national-security insight can’t be generated for free.  We invite you to support quality content by becoming a  Cipher Brief Level I Member .  Joining this experienced...

A Generation of Inspiration Through Leadership

by Erin Gray

The Listening Post is a new Cipher Brief column specifically highlighting the experiences of women in the national security space. This new column is a collection of stories, interviews, and profiles...

Susan Gordon's Journey from CIA Analyst to PDDNI

by Susan Gordon

This expert-driven national-security insight can’t be generated for free.  We invite you to support quality content by becoming a  Cipher Brief Level I Member .  Joining this experienced...