[cryptography] NSA's position in the dominance stakes

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Mon Nov 15 20:44:26 EST 2010


On 2010-11-16 8:21 AM, Ian G wrote:
> It used to be said that the NSA employed more mathematicians than the
> rest of the world put together. This was sort of a comment on their
> dominance in cryptography. Is this factoid still the case?
>
> And, could it be said that the NSA employs more IT Sec people than
> anyone else?

Federal government inputs are seldom proportional to federal government 
outputs.  Observe any tourist development grant for a demonstration.




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