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Software engineer on the first 64 bits Unix (Cray).
System & network admin. on top of a > 1000 Mac.
30 years experience on top of Unix (and internals).
Chief Information Security Officer.

    Security through obscurity: 
    - A transparent bottle of sulfuric acid with no label on it
      so as to prevent it to be stolen by terrorists.
    - A backup disk of confidential information with no label on it
      so as to avoid intelligence agencies and industrial spy to notice it.
    - A highly priviledged account protected with a basic password
      (123456) so as to avoid it rising attention of cyber-criminals.
    - Witnesses names hidden by a black box in a public PDF document so as to
      avoid their life to be at risk.
    - Random number generator with a secret key switching it in debugging
      mode where decoding every traffic is achieved with instantly.
    - Windows bugs kept secret for years so as to avoid cyber-criminal to use
      them.

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