Educational Technology

January 29, 2021

Post-Riot, the Capitol Hill IT Staff Faces a Security Mess

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Lily Hay Newman, Wired

In the aftermath of destructive riots that trashed the United States Capitol on Wednesday, the nation is grappling with questions about the stability and trajectory of US democracy. But inside the Capitol building itself, the congressional support staff is dealing with more immediate logistics, like cleanup and repairs. A crucial part of that: the process of securing the offices and digital systems after hundreds of people had unprecedented access to them.¬†Wednesday’s insurrection could have exposed congressional data and devices in ways that have yet to be appreciated.

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