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Derek Melber

United States
Derek Melber, MVP, is Technical Director - North America for Alsid. Derek educates IT professionals around the world through live events, blogs, and videos.


Derek Melber, MCSE, MVP, is Technical Director - North America for Alsid. Derek educates and evangelizes Microsoft technology, focusing on Active Directory, Group Policy, Security, and desktop management.  Derek has helped administrators in over 30 countries, speaking to and educating AD administrators on how to be more efficient and how to secure Active Directory and Azure AD. Derek is one of only a few in the industry that has a deep knowledge of Group Policy, Active Directory, Windows security, and auditing of Windows.  Derek is the author of  The Group Policy Resource Kit by Microsoft Press. Derek is a contributing editor for, RIAG Journal, IT Audit newsletter, and various other publications. Derek provides Windows security training through MISTI and also delivers custom training and speaking on nearly all Windows topics.  You will see when you meet Derek that he leverages his understanding of communication to explain the most complex and technical subjects in an exciting, energetic, understandable, and highly effective style.

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