An editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal titled “Washington’s Next Hacking Target?” warns that the U.S. Department of Education could be a cybersecurity disaster. A congressional hearing today was scheduled to explore the department’s failure to protect data from cyberattack. The department data includes information on $100 billion in student loans every year.
Following the Chinese hack of the Office of Personnel Management, the government needs top flight information officials and not people who view it as a sinecure with time to run other businesses, the editorial noted.Chairman Cites Recurring Failures
House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz cited recurring [...]