Another week, another round of Congressional questions and posturing?
How many data breach investigations can one Congress initiate without actually doing anything?
What is the point of asking Grindr questions about its security? Hasn’t Congress heard enough by now to know that most companies and apps do not implement adequate security despite what they say on their sites? What, if anything, does Congress intend to do to prevent these breaches?
And surely they should also be asking questions about all the law enforcement-related sites that get hacked due to inadequate security, right? Don’t government sites that retain citizens’ personally identifiable information have an obligation to adequately secure those data?
If Congress is not going to actually do anything useful, let’s stop this farce of letters and inquiries already so that we can just get on with the never-ending rounds of class action lawsuits over preventable breaches.