Keeping data protected is an essential part of running a successful business these days, with criminals working diligently to hack into servers to gain access to the information. Some of the largest firms in the country are hiring people to help combat this problem.

The Morning Call reports that Boeing has been hiring computer experts to test out whether systems are secure and to keep security up to speed. The defense contractor recently brought on Jarrad Sims and Tin Tam to address flaws and ensure everything runs smoothly. In some cases, a person must be able to think like a criminal in order to know how they can best defend against the threat.

"As long as there are computers, there will be somebody trying to attack them," said Sims in an interview with the source. "We trust one another to stay on top of the threat

Boeing has been busy hiring other professionals as well. The Associated Press reports the firm is hiring Russian contract engineers, bringing them to the United States to perform tasks on projects.

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