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Security Projects In 1992, Lance Spitzner joined the U.S. Army with a single goal in mind: to become a tank officer. Ever since childhood, he had loved learning about tanks, and the Army gave him an opportunity to get up-close and personal with . . . In 1992, Lance Spitzner joined the U.S. Army with a single goal in mind: to become a tank officer. Ever since childhood, he had loved learning about tanks, and the Army gave him an opportunity to get up-close and personal with gun turrets, grease and mechanized warfare.

These days, Spitzner, a senior engineer at Sun Microsystems, works with a different sort of hardware as he puts a new enemy in his sights. As the founder of The Honeynet Project, he helps the project's members create networks of computers that act as mousetraps, luring in network attackers so administrators can study their tactics.

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