I have always had a passion for security and encryption.
I remember when I was a kid passing notes between friends using a form of steganography made up by us. Later on, with the first computer, start understanding the first concepts of encryption.
A scytale is a tool used to perform a transposition cipher, it consisting of a cylinder with a strip of parchment wound around it on which is written a message. The ancient Greeks, and the Spartans in particular, are said to have used this cipher to communicate during military campaigns Wikipedia Scytale
.it is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Italy, my country of origin and at the same time IT is as well the acronym for Information technology, a field I have grown up with, studied and have been working for years.