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MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCDST, MCITP, MCTS, MCP+I, CNA, A+, Network+, Security+, CTT+ and CIW

Zubair Alexander

United States
Seattle, WA
Network Security Engineer, Certified Ethical Hacker, & Cybersecurity Strategist


Zubair Alexander is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and CEO of SeattlePro Enterprises (, an IT training and consulting company. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI). He holds over 30 technical certifications and his experience covers a wide range of spectrum: IT trainer, consultant, advisory board member, security architect, ethical hacker, digital forensic investigator, cybersecurity strategist, systems administrator, network engineer, technical advisor, author, technical editor, college instructor, and public speaker.

Zubair has written extensively for over 20 years and is known worldwide for his books and articles on Microsoft technologies. His experience includes writing for Windows IT Pro Magazine as a contributing editor and for Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) magazine as an online columnist. He also writes online columns for various Web sites. His specialties include Enterprise Security, SharePoint, Office 365, Active Directory and Hyper-V. More information on his professional background is available on his Web site at

Microsoft recognized him by presenting him the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for inspiring excellence and demonstrated willingness to share his knowledge with peers in technical communities around the globe. He received the prestigious annual MVP award 12 consecutive times, first in Windows Server, then in Directory Services, followed by SharePoint Server category.

Zubair’s college credentials include:
- Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
- Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
- Associate of Arts (AA) in Computer Information Systems

Zubair is very active in the IT community with his Seattle IT Pro User Group ( and his blog ( His blog covers a wide range of topics on Microsoft products and services and is dedicated to serving the global IT community since 2004. People from more than 190 countries regularly visit his blog, resulting in more than a million hits each month. He also speaks publicly at technical conferences, user groups, seminars and Webinars.

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