N.W.O. to the rescue
Storage vendors are almost certainly salivating over the prospect of archiving all that wonderful security camera footage, and will most certainly add their voices to the chorus of vendors jostling for more taxpayer money to further cage the taxpaying class.
One wonders whether the gubmint even needs to stage any more false flag psyops when IT sales departments will be happy to put them on in return for juicy contracts.
I can see it now: "Unrecognized terrorists bomb the Mitchell Corn Palace" brought to you by purveyors of face-recognition software. And how about "Iranian gunboats sink destroyer, faulty fire control patch management blamed" from an antivirus company?
Frankly, anybody involved in keeping the rest of us in line will probably weather the storm in fine shape even after the cost of such "sales events" is factored in.
Hold the phone, I think I've discovered a new growth industry!