It would seem that some employers just don’t know when not to hire someone. Hiring a convicted computer hacker is not the way to go, though it would seem some companies would rather buck conventional logic. As has been shown in some cases, the supposedly reformed hacker is anything but. The present landscape of network security has changed drastically from what it was twenty years ago. You no longer have to hire a thief to catch a thief, as it were. There are many talented professionals out there, and quite a few who are looking for work. On that note, why the heck would you hire a criminal?