Being a former professional locksmith of 7 years, and an aficionado of the art of picking and bypassing locks, I found this article to hit pretty close to home. It is a fascinating look into the brain of a hacker — not the computer geek hacker, but a person who lives and breathes the true hacker ethic.
Will Chatham is a Cyber Security Analyst, Ethical Hacker, and Penetration Tester at a data center in Asheville, NC. Since Netscape 2.0, he has worked in a wide array of environments including non-profit, corporate, small business, and government. His varied background, from developer to search engine optimizer to security professional, has helped him build a wide range of skills that help those with whom he works and teaches.