On my Mastodon profile the following is written:

Cyber blue team leader by day, tinkerer/hacker at night. Designing secure systems and traveling the world is what I like. Unfair, harsh, inconsiderate behavior is what I don't like.

I work in #infosec, have a history with #opensource, and am passionate about #decentralization. I especially dislike business models that rely on sales of personal information. When I was studying the impact of computer science and the Internet on societies in college back in the early 2000's, I was doubting that anyone will want to give away their info in return for free services. History has taught me otherwise.

One of my hobbies is soccer, another one is trying out Linux distros. As a way of giving back to the OSS community, I run two Mastodon instances:

How to contact me?

Mastodon: Linktree:


In the last couple of months I have spent a good amount of time reading, trying out, and thinking about decentralized social networks on the Internet. This post summarizes my understanding of the three different types I have come across.



I have recently built a new Mastodon instance to create an additional home for InfoSec professionals on the Fediverse. Being a new Mastodon admin, I was evaluating the different ways to get more content on the Federation Timeline. This post summarizes my experience, findings, thoughts, and possible feature requests.