Hacker boot camp helps good guys outsmart troublemakers

Friday, 24 June 2005, 12:57 AM EST

IT security professional Rudy Chavez wasn't looking for a major career change, but he felt compelled to do something more to help fight Internet bad guys--hackers, virus writers, and other Web hoodlums intent on wreaking havoc.

So Chavez, a trained Unix systems administrator and IT security assurance expert, decided to take classes that would help him outsmart hackers and other cybercriminals at their own game.

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee at InformationWeek.

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