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September 11, 2005



Congrats on 20 years of success Steve. Here's to 20 more.

Shrink Rap

Congratulations on the anniversary of your 20 years of consulting!


Steve, you're an inspiration. Congratulations, and best wishes for the future!

Chris Mospaw

Congratulations, Steve! I hope I make it to 20 years of consulting one day.

Michael Sullivan

Just under a month from now I mark my 20th anniversary as a professional developer. November 4, 1985 was my first day at V-Systems--Dave and Steve's first employee! I can't imagine a better place to have started. The variety of things I got to do and the discipline Steve instilled in me (and people think I'm strict?!) has helped me to this day.

I'm merely a wage slave and have probably had more employers than Steve has had customers but it's been fun (except when it hasn't). Congrats, Steve!

Steve Friedl

Michael was one damn fine developer, and it was a pleasure working with him. His sdbbuild program was an absolute stroke of genius.

Unfortunately I know I wasn't quite the same pleasure for him - I am a terrible manager (remember the spinner?), and that's why I am much more well suited to consulting.

Thanks for stopping by!

Frank Johnson

good service

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  • Steve Friedl is a software and network security consultant in Southern California. He has been a C and UNIX developer since 1981 and has an exceptionally broad background in this area. Some areas of expertise include:

    • C and C++ systems software development on the UNIX and Win32 platforms
    • Communications, including serial and TCP/IP based controllers
    • Enterprise internet security administration and configuration
    • Penetration tests, audits, and network reviews
    • Security forensics, reverse engineering, and tools development
    • General UNIX and Windows system/network administration
    • The Windows Printing System
    • Database software development
    • Technology problem solving and research
    • Technical writing and standup training

Unix Wiz

Stephen J. FriedlSoftware ConsultantOrange County, CA USASteve@unixwiz.net