On my Mastodon profile the following is written:

Cyber blue team leader by day, tinkerer/hacker at night. Architecting 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 – I play in the meat space as well as in cyberspace. if you'd like to challenge my team, please send me a message.

As a way of giving back to the OSS community, I run two Mastodon instances:

How to contact me?

Mastodon: SSB: @FF0i8Xz++yzW7N8HFsKFc0cwPZMchYuKQDeGzceqzA0=.ed25519


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.