January 17, 2017 | News, Videos

Virtuous Circle: Fireside Chat with Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

Kai Ryssdal talks with Secretary of the Department of Commerce Penny Pritzker about Global trade, the digital economy, and the challenges the Government faces in the digital world.

0:33 – Global trade
3:44 – Trade agreements / TPP
7:49 – The digital economy and the Commerce Department
9:36 – The Department of Commerce Digital Economy Agenda:
9:42 – 1 – Promoting a free and open Internet worldwide
10:21 – 2 – Promoting trust online
11:45 – 3 – Ensuring access for workers, families, and companies
12:00 – 4 – Promoting innovation
12:24 – Should the voice of policy come from the Government or a subject matter expert?
13:20 – Encryption vs. Law Enforcement
14:19 – Problems hiring cyber security workforce to work for the Government
16:01 – Government helping companies in the digital economy
18:18 – Survey about Americans becoming numb to constant hacking
19:19 – Rejecting the notion that security and innovation are opposing forces
21:09 – Open data
23:00 – Digital Economy and displaced workers
26:38 – Life after being the Secretary of the Department of Commerce and accomplishments

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