About the Author
G Weijers is a staff engineer working for the Sun Linux Security Group in Columbus, Ohio. He specializes in Security Engineering, the construction of systems that perform their intended function in a dependable way.
Recently, G worked on the design and delivery of software that reduces the vulnerability of Linux-based Sun products to network-based attacks, and he worked on the development of new initiatives within Sun to improve the security of Sun products.
Prior to Sun, G worked for Progressive Systems, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio. The main product was the Phoenix Adaptive Firewall Appliance. He designed the cryptographic tools used to allow secure remote configuration of firewalls using a user interface based on Java technology.
Some of G 's professional interests are security engineering, cryptography, protocol design, and provable security.