Federal Times: The government continues to have issues centered around a similar theme — the government has “deep-rooted problems with tech literacy,” WIRED reports.
Through various instances, the government has proven to be technically illiterate at all levels, WIRED states in a report. This illiteracy endangers the nation’s security during a time where technology is completely ingrained in everyday life.
Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server highlights the misunderstanding Clinton and her team had of risks using a private server. But it also highlights the “dangers of a government that doesn’t balance security with usability,” since the private server was used in order to circumvent the difficult and “clunky” government email not optimized for mobile (this was also the reason Colin Powell and Mike Pence used a private server during previous positions, according to WIRED).