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Journal Journal: Rambling on.

This ramble is probably to myself, since I have only a lurking presence on Slashdot.

Threre is no topic marked "Military", but that is what it is. Here are some things that I am consider a guru for and some of the things I spend my day doing: Satellite networks, promina clouds, timeplex circuits, realsecure consoles/datacollectors, WAN analysis, LOTS OF LAN ANALYSIS, everything cisco, RAID, SNAP servers, some crypto, PIX

firebirds, spectrum analysers and power meters oh my.

I really like: Snort, Agilent Advisors, NMap, Ethereal, and several other unmentionables.

I really dislike: Websense, 'Transparent' Proxys, NAT, PAT, DHCP (at least on Win32), DameWare, and Netbios.

Current Projects?
(Well, they are not all mentioned here but there is that national security thing):
-Debugging Promina's proprietary protocol.
-Performing man-in-the-middle attacks (on our lan)
-Squashing Lovegate flat
-Updating 30 page access-list (every fscking day)
-Crafting Honeypots
-Bringing VoIP to the battlefield (trying, anyway)
-Trying to do more open source but, despite what you might have heard, the military is Windows all the way (with some exceptions.).

This tent contains about 4 million dollars of stuff. There is WinNT4.0 on some servers, Win2000 on others. SNAP runs FreeBSD I think. The promina runs freeBSD (I guess), with some linux drivers for NFS. The REDCOM/IGX runs some other bastardized version of *NIX (If anyone knows, tell me). The voice switch runs Solaris. I am 3ft from 8 routers and 2 boxes full of 2950s. There 2 tape autoloaders. Terrabytes of data are wizzing right by my head and out the door towards the sky. Life couldnt be better.

Any given program will expand to fill available memory.