Lennart Benschop has been a Linux user since July 1992. He obtained his PhD at the Eindhoven University of Technology in 1997. Since then he has been working at what is now called AuthenTec B.V. in Vught. He specializes in embedded software development and functional verification for cryptographic hardware. He has extensive knowledge of device driver development on the Linux platform and network security protocols such as IPsec and SSL.