WAPO published (subscription may be needed) and article updating us on the recent Russian hack to federal systems. Senator Wyden made his usually spot-on comment, quote: “DHS spent billions of taxpayer dollars on cyber defenses and all it got in return as a lemon with a catchy name,” said Wyden, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. “Despite warnings by government watchdogs, this administration failed to promptly deploy technology necessary to identify suspicious traffic and catch hackers using new tools and new servers.”
Here’s a pretty good Twitter thread from EFF Director of Cybersecurity.
Billions of dollars, tons of expertise yet … limited results. What kind of organization is this and who is getting fired?