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Professional Hackers

Outlook

Employment for information security analysts will grow by 18 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), or much faster than the average for all occupations. The need for professional hackers is increasing as the number of cyberattacks on the IT systems of companies and government agencies grows. The DOL reports that “the federal government is expected to greatly increase its use of information security analysts to protect the nation’s critical IT systems.”

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