About Vivek Varghese Cherian


I am Vivek Varghese Cherian, an Entrepreneur, Technologist, Software Architect, Information Security Researcher, Social Worker and Farmer from Cochin, Kerala, India who is now based in Chennai. I love using computers and the Internet and am passionate about technology and open standards. I believe that open standards and the free/open source software model of social movements and development methodologies is the way to go as far as producing and disseminating technological standards and software is concerned. I also believe that as far as creative works like art, music, literature, movies and all other other forms of media is concerned the free culture movement that does not place overt restrictions over the sharing of these works should be preferred.

I am a commited Born Again Christian, and I have accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Personal savior and I urge you all to taste this Jesus Christ whom I know. Your life will never be the same again.

I am a member of AEA, IEEE , USENIX, SAGE ,LOPSA and an Associate Member of The Free Software Foundation and the The Electronic Frontier Foundation. I am also the founder of The FOSS India Collective , FOSS User Group, Kochi. and The FOSS Malayalam Project.

  1. Joseph John says:

    Hi Vivek
    I was checking on System /network administration to see what advice you would like to give for Netwrok security
    Good blog , keep it up
    Joseph John

  2. vivekvc says:

    Thanks Joseph John for your compliments. Do keep visiting for more updates.

    To ‘advice’ you on Security, I would like to know what sort of Network you are using.

    Can you be a bit more specific about the Network setup you have ?

  3. vivek verghese cheruvathoor says:

    hi ,

    my name is vivek verghese, a 27 year old mechanical engineer from thrissur . i was suprised to find your blog in google search. I was a java programmer in cognizant but left that job. i am suprised to see we have similar interests

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