Hyr0n, recent badge hacker pr0spect to AND!XOR, is a mathematician and computer scientist turning hardware. He has a BS is Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, MS in Systems Engineering, and is a currently a PhD Student of Systems Engineering with a focus in Cybersecurity. A Red Hat Certified Engineer with a CEH in the back pocket, he is no stranger to the terminal shell (VIM for Life). Starting early on by building his first 386 DX66 with the awesome power of the turbo button and additional math coprocessor, he proceeded into C++ & Assembly projects before moving on in life to Java & Coldfusion (I deserve to be judged & I can handle it). Now a part time security researcher coming full circle to working with embedded electronics and firmware programming with AND!XOR.