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  • Identity and Access Administrator Associate Exam Prep book information

    Identity and Access Administrator Associate Exam Prep book information

    As I mentioned in my previous post “Becoming an author”, I recently completed my first published book with the Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator Associate (SC-300) exam preparation guide.

    This has been an amazing, yet time consuming experience. I see why people write books because it becomes...

  • Becoming an Author - My Experience

    Becoming an Author - My Experience

    Over the past 12 months, I have had the privilege of working on two certification guides for Packt Publishing.

    The books that I have been authoring are the Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator Associate (SC-300) exam preparation guide and the Microsoft Security Compliance and Identity Fundamentals (SC-900) exam preparation guide.

    My experience started with...

  • Five Strategies and Microsoft Solutions that Protect Against Ransomware Attacks

    Five Strategies and Microsoft Solutions that Protect Against Ransomware Attacks

    Ransomware has been in the news too frequently. In this article, “Five Strategies and Microsoft Solutions that Protect Against Ransomware Attacks,” we will address five (5) areas of focus that can decrease the attack surface and make it more difficult for an attacker to gain elevated privileges and take over...

  • Security Operations on Google Cloud Platform

    Security Operations on Google Cloud Platform

    Cybersecurity attacks continue to make headlines in the news. Our personal and business information is located on many different platforms over the cloud. Protecting this information from ransomware, brute force, injection, and man-in-the-middle attacks through proactive hunting, recognition, and resolution are paramount.

    With Google’s announcement of the Siemplify acquisition, Google has strengthened their position...

  • 2021 in review. What's in store for 2022

    As 2021 comes to a close, I always like to look back to my successes and challenges from the previous year and look ahead at what is next.

    Here are some of my accomplishments in 2021:

    1. Certifications
    • Microsoft Azure Data Engineer Associate
    • Microsoft Security Compliance and Identity Fundamentals
    • Microsoft Information Protection Associate
    • Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator...