As a nearly 20-year veteran of Information Technology with a laser focus on Systems & Security Management, Duncan McAlynn, is a driven and passionate IT professional. He is a contributing author/editor to several books, magazine publications, and websites as well as a popular presenter at many Microsoft events. These activities have led to him receiving the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for six consecutive years and being named a member of the FBI InfraGard division.

Duncan has held a number of certifications and awards including 6x Microsoft MVP, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE, & CISSP.

Today, Duncan is a Principal Security Engineer & Evangelist for Ivanti, ISSA Gulf Coast TX chapter president & author of Advanced Windows Security.