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Information Security Analysts

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Approximately 88,880 information security analysts are employed in the United States. About 27 percent work for computer systems design and related services firms, 10 percent are employed in the finance and insurance sectors, and 10 percent work in the information industry. Other major employers include the health care and defense industries, law enforcement agencies, federal government agencies (including the U.S. Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the intelligence community), and state and local governments. A small number of analysts are self-employed.

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