Department of Big, Scary Numbers

2 million: number of Java developers working by 2005, making Java the second most popular programming language in the world

3 million: number of VisualBasic developers by 2005

US$2.2 billion: size of the application building block market by 2002

90: percentage of respondents to a Computer Security Institute survey who detected computer security breaches within the last 12 months

75: percentage of respondents who acknowledged financial losses because of computer breaches

Sources: Gartner Group Interactive’s “Where Are Java Programmers When You Need Them?” and Computer Security Institute’s “2000 Computer Crime and Security Survey”.

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