The House Oversight Committee’s hearings on the massive OPM data breach have been absolutely astounding. The rank incompetence on display at this agency was mind-boggling.
The government knew security was wide open for years, and did nothing. It’s a wonder they weren’t hacked before now. As committee chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) but it, “OPM’s data security posture was akin to leaving all your doors and windows unlocked and hoping nobody would walk in and take the information.”