Salary Comparison Failure - Read a post that stated top bug bounty hunters make 3X the salary of average developers. Umm what? Who cares what those top people make? You got to compar...
NSA Jobs for DEF CON People
The NSA are doing some forward thinking here. They are trying to attract the people with th e right skills. They also understand that DEF CON hackers might have a shady past. Apparently that will not necessarily disqualify you from a job at the NSA. You just need to be a US citizin.
I would hope that having a government job at the NSA might pay higher than other government jobs. They probably do some interesting work for sure. Check out the NSA link.