Leaving sunny, warm Florida for DC. What am I thinking... Ah, yah Shmoocon. I'll probably be wearing my FSU hat if anyone wants to grab a few drinks, (I know the picture on the side of the blog isn't very good for identification purposes).
I'm an independent security researcher, and for once I'm using that term to mean something besides being unemployed. I recently graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from Florida State University and my dissertation focused on developing new password cracking techniques for law enforcement officials. Despite that I do like to branch out a bit and am a network security engineer at heart. I'm also a huge fan of data driven research. I realize that doesn't mean much, (it's like saying you love puppies rainbows), but it's my way of warning you that I hate making a point unless I have at least two excel graphs backing me up, (and yes I'm lame for not using GNUPlot).