Kapil Sharma developed a keen interest in Linux and open source technology in the mid-90s and has been working on various Unix systems and Internet Security technologies for more than 10 years. He is a postgraduate in business computing and has deployed many Unix, high-availability, clustering, and Internet security projects. He is a Sun certified system administrator (SCSA) and Sun certified network administrator (SCNA). He is also actively involved in the open source community and has contributed many technical articles on system and network security. He enjoys working on new challenges in Internet security, Internet architecture design, and various Unix flavors. He also fancies technical writing and thereby sharing his knowledge with the community. He maintains a consulting company that provides Unix and Internet security solutions, and a Web site with loads of security resources at www.linux4biz.net.
Mohammed J. Kabir is CEO and founder of EVOKNOW, Inc. His
company (www.evoknow.com) develops software using LAMP (Linux,
Apache, MySQL, and PHP), Java, and C++. It specializes in custom
software development and offers security consulting services to
many companies around the globe.
Peter Norton has been working with Unix and Linux for over a decade. He has worked at companies large and small solving problems with Linux. He is an officer of the New York Linux Users group, and can be found on the nylug-talk mailing list. He currently works for a large company in New York City. He’s a vegetarian who enjoys playing capoeira angola, drinking German beer, learning Portuguese, indoor rock climbing, and sunshine.
Nathan A. Good is a software engineer, author, and
all-around computer nerd living in the Twin Cities area in
Minnesota. His computer expertise can best be described as
“jack of all trades, master of none.” He has been
administering and using Red Hat Linux boxes since RH 5, and has
used many other distributions as well. He has also administered
Sun, HP-UX, and AIX servers, and Windows servers and PCs.
Tony Steidler-Dennison is a freelance PHP/MySQL developer and longtime Red Hat Linux user. His coding credits encompass a wide range of applications, including robotic telescope control software, online personal information management tools, and online job site spidering. As an author, he was the original editor of “Lockernome’s Penguin Shell” newsletter and contributes frequently to Linux Journal. He’s also dabbled in the political arena, serving as the principal PHP/MySQL developer for the Wesley Clark for President campaign in 2003–2004.