Congress and the executive branch seem to find no end to ways to pick the pockets of taxpayers in the name of keeping their jobs, but every now and then they actually get it right in terms of spending.

Specifically, I refer to a report from Reston, Va.-based consultant INPUT, forecasting that demand for vendor-furnished information security products and services by the U.S. federal government will increase from $7.9 billion in 2009 to $11.7 billion in 2014 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1%.

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