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Mitch Tulloch is a trainer, consultant, and author living in Winnipeg, Canada. In addition to his Nutshell books for O'Reilly listed below, Mitch is also the author of the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking and Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security, both from Microsoft Press, and a string of best-selling books on IIS from Osborne/McGraw-Hill. If you're interested you can find out more about Mitch on his website www.mtit.com. In addition to his O'Reilly weblog, Mitch also maintains a "techblog" at mitchtulloch.blogspot.com containing random thoughts, ideas, suggestions, tips, and resources for network and system administrators.
Ingrid Tulloch (B.A., Cert.Ed.) is Vice President and Head of Research for MTIT Enterprises. Ingrid is co-author of the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking and primary researcher for the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security. Ingrid is also a content expert for Jones International University (JIU) where she co-developed the four-course Information Security Management (ISM) specialization for the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program.For more information, see http://www.mtit.com.