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Yuri Diogenes (CISSP, E|CND, E|CEH, E|CSA, E|CHFI, CompTIA Security+, CySA+, Cloud Essentials Certified, Mobility+, Network+, CASP, CyberSec First Responder, MCSE, MCTS) is Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Cybersecurity Engineering’s Cloud and Artificial Intelligence Division. In this role, he helps customers onboard and deploy Azure Security Center. At Microsoft since 2006, his roles have ranged from senior support escalation engineer on the CSS Forefront Edge Team to co-creator of the Azure Security Center content experience. A Professor at EC-Council University’s MS and BS-level Cybersecurity programs, he holds an MS in Cybersecurity Intelligence & Forensics from Utica College, and an MBA from FGF in Brazil. His 22 books include Microsoft Azure Security Center, Second Edition and Enterprise Mobility Suite: Managing BYOD and Company-Owned Devices


Orin Thomas (MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, MCT, MCSE, MCITP) is Principal Cloud Operations Advocate at Microsoft, and author of 40+ books for Microsoft Press on topics including Windows Server, Windows Client, Azure, Security, System Center, Exchange Server, and SQL Server. His recent titles include Exam Ref MS-100 Microsoft 365 Identity and Services and Windows Server 2019 Inside Out. Thomas has authored Azure Architecture courses at Pluralsight, as well as multiple Microsoft Official Curriculum and EdX courses on diverse IT topics. He is completing a Doctorate in Information Technology at Charles Sturt University.