Government Wants to Hire Hackers


Computer hackers are in great demand in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency has plans to hire about 1,500 people in the fiscal year which ends September 30 and another 1,500 next year, most of them cyber experts. The NSA says it’s cyber warriors they’re looking for, not rocket scientists. This Reuters article suggests this “might seem to be an odd-couple fit — strait-laced government types with their rules and missions trying to recruit hackers who by definition want to defy authorities.”

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.