Who is Deb Shinder?
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is
a former police officer/criminal justice instructor who now makes her
living as an IT analyst, author, trainer and speaker. She has written or
contributed to 26 books, published over 800 articles and has been living
online, along with her husband Tom (whom she met via the Internet),
since the mid-1990s.
Deb is co-founder, with her
husband Tom Shinder, owner and CEO of TACteam (Trainers, Authors &
- Deb is editor of
- Deb is lead author and
and contributor and newsletter editor for
Deb writes articles and columns
on business and consumer technologies and network security for
- Deb is a blogger for Amazon's
End User Blog.
Deb has written books for
and contributed to books for
She has also written or contributed to books published by Cisco
Press and Que Publishing.
Deb writes freelance articles for
Windows IT Pro Magazine.
She has also published articles in
Law & Order
Deb is a contractor for
She has also done contract work for
and other software and hardware companies.
is a current member and past chairperson
Law Enforcement Training Advisory Board.
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- Deb was editor of (discontinued)
Deb was previously the editor of
Element K Windows Server Security
was chairperson of the
City of Rowlett
bond committee facilities
- Deb served on the city
council and public safety commission for the City of Seagoville.
- Deb served as
president of the Board of Directors of her neighborhood homeowners'
is a member of the editorial board of the
Police Crisis Negotiations
On April 1, 2013,
Deb Shinder received the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award from
Microsoft with area of expertise in Enterprise Security for the
tenth year in a row. She and her husband,
Tom Shinder, were one of a handful of MVP couples until Tom joined
Microsoft as a full-time employee in 2009.
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