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IRM IT and cybersecurity experts secure the Department’s communications, networking, and computing platforms in the U.S. and around the world.

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IRM communications channels connect our facilities, people, and systems across classified and unclassified environments.

Critical Communications

The rapid and secure flow of vital knowledge and communications equips diplomats with the information to accomplish the foreign policy mission of the United States.

Data-Driven Decisions

Information Management staff manage information and communications technologies that provide our customers the data they need to make sound decisions.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) is the State Department’s Global IT bureau and a cutting-edge technology force in a new era of technology diplomacy. IRM innovates AI technologies that emulate the behavior and performance of diplomats, by using machine learning, robotics, natural language processing, and vision recognition to advance traditional diplomatic activities, in new policy and mission settings. IRM’s goal with AI is to both enable and create technologically advanced diplomacy.

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