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Debra Littlejohn Shinder
United States
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology trainer, author and consultant. She is owner and CEO of TACteam, which performs contract work (white papers, marketing material, product documentation, online training courses, etc.) for Microsoft, Sunbelt Software, GFI, Network Engines, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, 2X Software and other companies. 

Deb is author of Computer Networking Essentials (Cisco Press), Scene of the Cybercrime (Syngress) and co-author or contributor to 26 other technology books. Deb co-authored the best selling Configuring ISA Server 2000 and Configuring ISA Server 2004 with husband Tom Shinder. She was series editor for Osborne McGraw-Hill’s Windows 2000 MCSE study guide series and Syngress Publishing’s Windows Server 2003 MCSE study guide series. She has also edited and contributed to exam guides for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ and Cisco CCNA. 

She has published hundreds of articles in TechRepublic, CNET, Windows & .NET Magazine/Windows IT Pro, ComputerWorld and other print and online publications. She is editor of WXPNews ( and Win7News ( and is a lead author at ( and She edits the and newsletters and contributes to several technology blogs.

A former police officer and police academy and criminal justice instructor prior to her career in computer networking, Deb currently focuses on the areas of computer forensics and Windo
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