Mastering Windows Security and Hardening – Mastering Windows Security and Hardening

Mastering Windows Security and Hardening


Mastering Windows Security and Hardening

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About the authors

Mark Dunkerley is a highly motivated and passionate technology leader. Mark was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, and resides in Orlando, Florida. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in business administration. He has worked in the technology field for 20 years and has experience in several technical areas. He has earned certifications from (ISC)², AirWatch, Microsoft, CompTIA, VMware, AXELOS, Cisco, and EMC. Mark has been invited to speak at multiple conferences, including Microsoft and VMware events, is the author of Learning AirWatch published by Packt Publishing, and has published a number of case studies.

Matt Tumbarello is a resident of Atlanta, Georgia, and a passionate solutions architect. He has been in the technology field for 15 years and has experience in working with products from Microsoft, VMware, Dell, and Citrix. He also has a background of working directly with Fortune 500 executives in a technical enablement role. Matthew was recently invited to Redmond and participates in Microsoft's Customer Connection program. He has published reviews for Azure security products, privileged access management tools, and mobile threat defense solutions. He also holds several Microsoft certifications.

About the reviewer

Steve Hardee is an information security professional with over 15 years of experience in IT, currently leading a security team at one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation. Steve has broad knowledge of securing enterprises through incident response, penetration testing, threat hunting, table-top exercises, enterprise architecture, and IT operations. He holds a degree in cyber security and has received extensive training and certifications through SANS, Microsoft, EC-Council, and ISC2. He is a technology board member at Full Sail University, is a staff member of a local security conference, BSides, and has spoken at multiple events as an information security expert.

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