Developing solutions to take advantage of the internet's open standards, platform independence, and global accessibility.

Areas of Expertise

  • online banking
  • user authentication
  • web application development
  • interfacing legacy systems with the web
  • security and cryptography

Services Offered

  • consulting in areas of expertise
  • consulting on tools of expertise
  • development using tools of expertise
  • free software

Contact Information

  • Ken Neighbors, Ph.D.
  • GPG key
  • 1080 Polk Ln
    San Jose, CA 95117-2943

Tools of Expertise

  • 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)
  • Apache web server
    • installation (including mod_perl and mod_ssl)
    • configuration (including proxy, virtual host, rewrite, SSL certificates)
    • usage reports using AWStats
  • Debian GNU / Linux operating system
  • OpenSSL (certificate generation, encryption, secure communications)
  • OpenSSH (secure "telnet" and "ftp" services)
  • Other open-source and free software
  • Also experienced with: HTML, JavaScript, Java, C, PostgreSQL, MySQL