Chaillan resigned last month, saying the Pentagon put "laggards” in charge of cyberprojects for which they had no expertise. “[W]e are setting up critical infrastructure to fail,” he said in his letter of resignation. “We would not put a pilot in the cockpit without extensive flight training; why would we expect someone with no IT experience to be close to successful? ... While we wasted time in bureaucracy, our adversaries moved further ahead,” Chaillan wrote.