Adam Elkus writes
…cleaning up the systematic dysfunction in OPM and other agencies will require a harsh and swift hand and plenty of pink slips.
Fantasizing about super-hackers and visions of cyber-doom are more fun than the boring but necessary drudgery, for example, of modernizing a decrepit and decaying federal information technology base or ensuring that basic security protocols are observed.
Like many things, it’s the basic blocking and tackling that get you 80-90% there. Not glamorous. But effective.