Joe Patterson is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer who lives in the Atlanta, GA area. Joe has worked in Information Technology since 1987 in and around Atlanta and across the North America and the Caribbean. He has a B.S. in general science from Morehouse College as well as most major Microsoft Windows operating system accreditations since NT 4.0. In his position as a Senor PFE with Microsoft for the last 8+ years, Joe specializes in Active Directory Domain Services, Active Directory Certificate Services, Direct Access for Windows Server 2012 and System Center Endpoint Protection. He is particularly interested in applying PKI certificate solutions to ordinary security issues to help promote the technology from the arcane to the everyday. Joe is blessed with a wonderful wife and two children.