Security is best; law is second-best. Great, but how to enhance security? Debate was launched about whether or not to hire hackers. See the responses or comments to TechDirt's post "Does It Make Sense To Hire A Convicted Cracker For Security Work?" (12 March 2008) http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080311/113836498.shtml
the reality is that most famous hackers ended up as security men and some earn a fortune!