Eric Milstead

Department of State

Originally an electrical engineer from Missouri, Eric Milstead has been a career member of the United States Foreign Service since 1989. Most of his career has been spent overseas with postings in Kinshasa, Zaire; Bangkok, Thailand; Ljubljana, Slovenia; and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He recently returned for his third tour of duty in Washington, DC after a year in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has a rich background in information security and was the Chief of Cryptographic Services for the Department of State from 2001-2004. He is currently the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer as well as the Director of Global Oversight for State.

eric milstead
Eric Milstead
Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
Director of Global Oversight
Department of State