43:26 "I want to help clarify this data base center issue? You have 184 information systems? Correct? Correct. You have 120 contractors that house that information? Correct? Correct. So how many data centers do you have? Three, Sir. So, if a contractor is housing information is that not a Department of Education data center? - Mr. Gaffetz, Department of Education Information Security Review
1:16.40 "...[Department of Education] here they are managing a trillion dollars in assets, liability to the United States, it's basically the size of Citibank....almost half the population of the United States of America has their personal information sitting in this data base which is not secure by any standard or score card...." - Mr. Gaffetz, Department of Education Information Security Review
The question is, in the Age of Query, is any information secure? Is the internet not a request for information from a database? "Security is mostly a superstition," Helen Keller said. But we could ask if the 120 or so contractors are outsourcing to countries outside the U.S?
Dept. of Ed - Information Security Review