Outsourcing has also been in the news. Including call-center outsourcing. Including outsourcing of credit card call centers.
Which allows for great economies of scale in these sorts of enterprises. Since prevailing wage rates are lower, a dollar can bribe a great deal more Indian workers than it can Americans. And lo, the era of outsourced identity theft has arrived!
But, fear not for the country. It's not a national security issue. Because a foreign intelligence service (like, say, India's own) would never find records of strategic interest (like, say, our government officials' records) through channels like this. They're a former British colony. It wouldn't be cricket.