Ken Neighbors, Ph.D.
Software Development Services 
NSDS logo (green, blue, red, and yellow cubes)

Developing solutions to take advantage of the internet's open standards, platform independence, and global accessibility.
Areas of Expertise
  o  online banking 
  o  user authentication 
  o  secure communications 
  o  web application development 
  o  interfacing legacy systems with the web 
  o  security and cryptography 
Services Offered
  o  consulting in areas of expertise 
  o  consulting in tools of expertise 
  o  development using tools of expertise 
  o  free software 
Contact Information
  o  Ken Neighbors, Ph.D. 
  o  ken at nsds dot com 
  o  GPG key 
  o  work phone: four zero eight - six five nine - four five three six 
  o  home phone: four zero eight - two four eight - two two nine zero 
  o  1080 Polk Ln
San Jose, CA 95117-2943
Tools of Expertise
  o  Advanced Perl programming  
  • Apache mod_perl and CGI (web site programming)
  • DBI (access to databases)
  • LWP (access to internet resources)
  • Regular Expressions (text processing, "screen scraping")
  • Object-Oriented (Classes, Modules, References, etc.)
  • Plain Old Documentation (POD)
  • CPAN (library of useful perl modules)
  o  Apache web server  
  • installation (including mod_perl and mod_ssl)
  • configuration (including proxy, virtual host, rewrite, SSL certificates)
  • usage reports using AWStats
  o  Debian GNU / Linux operating system  
  • installation and upgrade via the internet
  • networking setup
  • DNS server: BIND, PowerDNS
  • email server: exim
  • firewall: fwbuilder, a GUI for iptables and others
  • X Window System and Gnome
  o  AxKit, XML, XSLT, XSL-FO, FOP  
  o  OpenSSL (certificate generation, encryption, secure communications)  
  o  OpenSSH (secure "telnet" and "ftp" services)  
  o  Concurrent Versions System (concurrent development, release management)  
  o  Other open-source and free software  
  o  Also experienced with: HTML, JavaScript, Java, C, PostgreSQL, MySQL  

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