Mainframes Redux (26 May 2004)
Q: The reformed hacker was Chris Goggans. How did you know that he was reformed?
A: As in a marriage, I built a relationship of trust. To address the risks of hiring former criminal hackers, I used Chris only in education while we were building that trust relationship. Over the years, my trust has been rewarded and our working relationship has grown. I knew for a fact that Chris was working as an engineer, first with the Internet provider UUNet, and then with Wheel Group, which was marketing NetRanger, the first commercial IDS. A funny aside, by the time he worked with Wheel Group, Chris had cut his hair down to almost military standards.
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