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Cryptographic technicians, also called CTs, crypto clerks, cryptologists, and cryptanalysts, operate cryptographic equipment used for coding, decoding, and sending secret messages. They are mainly employed by the government, for positions in all branches of the military, and in government agencies such as the National Security Agency, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of State, and any other intelligence operations. Cryptographic technicians are also employed by industries that transact confidential business via computer, such as the banking industry.